Congressman Luke Messer

Representing the 6th District of Indiana

Press Releases

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

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

Jun 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, seven members of the Indiana Congressional delegation announced support for the state’s request to extend Indiana’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) flexibility waiver.    The waiver would allow Indiana to continue work on state-developed plans designed to improve education outcomes instead of following federally-mandated one-size-fits-all education requirements

May 28, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) released the following statement after the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an injunction blocking the President’s unilateral actions on immigration:   “House Republicans have said all along the President does not have the Constitutional authority to grant executive amnesty.  I’m glad to see the courts feel the same way.  It’s
May 27, 2015 Press Release
Fortville, Ind.—Today, Congressman Luke Messer presented the Congressional Award Silver Medal to Brianna Douglas of Mt. Vernon High School.    Brianna received this award for all of the hard work she has done to better her community and for setting challenging personal goals for her own development and growth.    “I am pleased to present this award to Brianna today,” said Congressman Luke
May 27, 2015 Press Release

BATESVILLE, Ind.—Congressman Luke Messer honored dozens of students from east-central and southeastern Indiana Tuesday evening for their academic achievement during the 2014-2015 school year.  The top male and female 8th grade students from middle schools across Indiana’s 6th Congressional District were presented the 8th Grade Scholar award by Congressman Messer.  The ceremony, sponsored by