Congressman Luke Messer

Representing the 6th District of Indiana

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Nov 30, 2016

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) issued the following statement today applauding the U.S.

Oct 12, 2016

WASHINGTON (Oct. 12, 2016) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) is urging the U.S. Department of Education to restore Pell Grant eligibility to approximately 16,000 students nationwide who were using the grants to attend ITT Technical Institute when it abruptly closed last month.

Federal Pell Grants are provided to low-income students pursuing postsecondary education, and lifetime eligibility for the need-based grants is limited.

Sep 27, 2016

WASHINGTON (Sept. 27, 2016) — Legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives to ban additional synthetic drugs, including deadly fentanyl, will give law enforcement more tools to fight the drug abuse and overdose crisis plaguing Indiana, Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) said.

May 24, 2016

WASHINGTON—This week, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) introduced bipartisan legislation, the Article V Records Transparency Act (H.R. 5306), to ensure states are able to exercise their authority under Article V of the Constitution by restructuring the recordkeeping process of Article V applications.

Mar 14, 2016

Washington, D.C. (March 14, 2016)—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) announced his team will hold “Constituent Services Workshops” in Greensburg, New Castle and Shelbyville over the next few months.  

These workshops are an opportunity for Sixth District residents to receive information and assistance with any Federal matter. Caseworkers will be on-site to help with Social Security, VA and Disability issues as well as to answer any other questions or concerns regarding government agencies. The list of confirmed “Constituent Services Workshops” is below:

Feb 23, 2016

It’s been a rough year for conservatives, as the most divisive voices dominate the GOP debate. So Rep. Luke Messer is a welcome diversion, offering calm in an angry era, and ideas amid the rhetoric.

Feb 2, 2016

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) voted to override the President’s veto of the bicameral budget bill that repeals Obamacare, defunds Planned Parenthood and saves tax payers $516 billion.

In December, the House and Senate both passed the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act (H.R. 3762).  The passage of this bill marked the first time both the House and Senate voted to defund both Obamacare and Planned Parenthood.  On January 8, 2016, the President vetoed that bill.

Jan 12, 2016

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) released the following statement after the President delivered his final State of the Union address:

“The President always gives a good speech, but despite the flowery rhetoric, he still has no strategy to defeat ISIS or get America’s economy going again. 

“Most remarkably, as the Obama Administration enters its eighth year, the President speaks as if every problem in America is somebody else’s fault.

Oct 22, 2015

It is often said that "the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result." That simple wisdom guides my thinking as we choose our next Speaker and get back to the work of the American people.  We shouldn't keep doing things the same way unless we want the same results. 

Aug 14, 2015

Over the last month, the world awakened to a steady stream of videos showing top officials at Planned Parenthood haggling over the price of aborted baby organs and casually discussing how those organs are harvested.