Congressman Luke Messer

Representing the 6th District of Indiana

Press Releases

Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) voted for the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act (H.R. 3009).  This legislation cuts off specific federal grants for sanctuary cities that defy federal immigration law and refuse to detain illegal immigrants.

This bill was introduced shortly after the murder of a San Francisco woman who was allegedly killed by an illegal

Jul 20, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) released the following statement after the Obama Administration voted with the United Nations Security Council to approve the proposed nuclear deal with Iran before Congress had the chance to complete its agreed-upon 60-day review:

“This Administration has a common tactic: when it can’t achieve what it wants through Congress, it tries to

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) announced he is hosting two job fairs in Indiana’s 6th Congressional District in August.

The first job fair is Tuesday, August 4, 2015, in Muncie at Ball State University’s Worthen Arena.  The second will be held in Lawrenceburg at Ivy Tech Community College on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.  Both job fairs will be open to the public from 1:30 to

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) issued the following statement after a video was released yesterday documenting Planned Parenthood’s horrific practice of selling the organs of unborn children:

“Every life is precious and no one should profit from the termination of life.  This practice must be stopped.  As a Member of Congress, I have continually fought to protect life and

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) released the following statement after the Supreme Court handed down its decision in King v. Burwell:

“I’m disappointed in today’s ruling.  The Supreme Court has chosen to ignore what the law clearly says. Despite today’s decision, my focus will continue to be on the Hoosiers hurt by the President’s broken health care law.  I’m committed

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Jun 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) released the following statement after Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) passed in the House 218-208:

“I am proud to have voted today for the Trade Promotion Authority because trade creates jobs and opportunity.  This important framework lays the foundation for negotiating trade deals essential to our country’s future growth and economic

Jun 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) urged his colleagues to pass Trade Promotion Authority—an agreement that gives Congress and the American people the ability to review any future trade deals between the U.S. and its trading partners.  Click here for video of the speech.  The full text of the speech

Jun 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 3, 2015)—U.S. Representatives Luke Messer (IN-06) and Mark Pocan (WI-02) today introduced a resolution in support of the Federal Perkins Loan Program.

A Perkins Loan is a low-interest loan which helps undergraduate and graduate students with demonstrated financial need meet the costs of higher education.  Currently, the program is scheduled to expire

Jun 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) announced that his team will be holding additional “Constituent Services Workshops” in Madison and Richmond.

These workshops aim to provide information and assistance to Sixth District residents who need help with any Federal matter. Caseworkers will be on-site to help with Social Security, VA, and Disability issues as well as other

Jun 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) addressed a packed house at the Center for Democracy and Technology’s (CDT) briefing on national student privacy law and policy on Capitol Hill.  He and Congressman Jared Polis (CO-02) were asked to speak about the Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act (H.R. 2092)—a

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