Congressman Luke Messer

Representing the 6th District of Indiana

Press Releases

Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) released the following statement after the House passed a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for one week:

“Throughout this process, I have worked to stop the President’s executive amnesty and ensure we fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  With today’s vote, we can continue to do both.

“The

Feb 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer announced his team will be hosting “Constituent Services Workshops” across Indiana’s 6th Congressional District. 

The purpose of these workshops is to provide information and assistance to residents who are experiencing difficulties with any Federal matter.  Caseworkers will be on-hand to assist with Social Security, VA and Disability issues as

Feb 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) announced that his staff will hold “Mobile Office Hours” in four locations over the next few weeks. Rep. Messer’s staff will be on site to answer questions, provide updates on legislative issues, and assist with Federal casework. 

“Our team is committed to making ourselves available to every Hoosier in Indiana’s Sixth Congressional

Feb 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) announced two additional “Coffee with the Congressman” tour stops in West Harrison and Greensburg. This is an opportunity for residents of Indiana’s Sixth Congressional District to ask Rep. Messer questions about issues important to them and get updates on what’s happening in Congress.  These events are open to the public and the press.  If you

Feb 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) sent a video message to Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) urging him to allow for debate on the House-passed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill.  Without debate, funding for DHS will run out February 27, 2015.

“The funding bill blocks the President’s executive amnesty order,” said Congressman Luke Messer.

Feb 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) and Representative Luke Messer (R-IN) today introduced the Balanced Budget Accountability Act to require that Congress passes a balanced budget – or members won’t get paid.

The Balanced Budget Accountability Act strengthens accountability in Washington. It encourages members of Congress to commit to the annual budget process as

Feb 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer released the following statement after President Obama’s press conference regarding the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) he sent to Congress on Wednesday. 

“While we are all united in our resolve to destroy ISIS, we need the President to lay out a clear plan and strategy for victory in this ever-evolving war. His press conference today

Feb 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) released the following statement after John Morrell Food Group announced plans to open a distribution center in Hancock County.

“Thanks to a great state, local leadership and a tax structure that incentivizes job creation, employers see the benefit of locating in Indiana,” said Congressman Luke Messer.  “It’s exciting to see a business like

Feb 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer, Chair of the House Republican Policy Committee, released the following statement on President Obama’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2016: 

“It’s hard to take seriously a budget plan that never balances, puts more money in the hands of Washington bureaucrats and adds more than $8 trillion to the national debt,” said Congressman Luke Messer.  “The

Jan 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer served as Master of Ceremonies for the National School Choice Week signature event on Capitol Hill.  As Chair of the Congressional School Choice Caucus, Congressman Messer is an advocate for education choice in all forms.

“Today was an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the need to create high quality educational opportunities for every child

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