Congressman Luke Messer

Representing the 6th District of Indiana

Press Releases

May 24, 2016 Press Release

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. Article

May 24, 2016 Press Release

BATESVILLE, Ind. (May 24, 2016)—Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) honored dozens of students from east-central and southeastern Indiana Thursday evening for their academic achievement during the 2015-2016 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

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May 18, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) filed a bill that would protect students in public schools from the Obama Administration’s threat to deny federal funding to institutions that do not allow students to use their bathroom of choice regardless of their gender.

On May 13th, the Justice Department issued guidance to schools across the country regarding transgender students

May 18, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) went before the House Ways and Means Committee this week to advocate for teachers, faculty, and staff whose paychecks have been cut due to the Obamacare employer mandate.

The employer mandate requires employers with 50 or more full-time employees to either offer minimum essential coverage healthcare coverage or pay a penalty.  Unfortunately,

May 10, 2016 Press Release
Education savings accounts: The new frontier in school choice Wednesday, May 11, 2016 | 9:30 am - 2:00 pm AEI, Twelfth Floor 1150 Seventeenth Street, NW Washington, DC 20036

School choice has been central to the American education policy debate for a quarter century, but the debate has focused on only school choice. In a potentially profound development, education savings

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Apr 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Saturday, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) honored 6th District students who have been nominated and accepted into our nation’s Service Academies.  

“It was a pleasure to get to know this students a bit more over lunch,” said Congressman Luke Messer. “I’m amazed each year by the students in the 6th District who decide at a young age to dedicate themselves to public service. 

Apr 27, 2016 Press Release

MUNCIE (April 27, 2015)—Ball State University hosted the 3rd Annual Congressional Leadership Academy on Saturday, April 23, 2016.  The event, created in cooperation with Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06), is focused on getting Indiana’s future leaders excited about careers in the sciences and emerging technology.

Civic-minded and academically-gifted students from each high school in the

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Apr 15, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Messer announces ‘Coffee with the Congressman’ stop in Versailles

WASHINGTON (April 15, 2016)—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) announced he will be taking his 2016 “Coffee with the Congressman” tour to Versailles.  This is an opportunity for residents of Ripley County and the surrounding area to ask Congressman Messer questions about

Apr 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) announced he and Senator Dan Coats will be co-hosting a “Service Academy Day” in Bartholomew County.  It’s an opportunity for students and their parents to learn more about life at a U.S. Service Academy and how to apply.

The event will take place at Columbus North High School from 9 a.m. until Noon on Saturday, April 16, 2016. 

Mar 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) announced he will be taking his 2016 “Coffee with the Congressman” tour to Muncie.  This is an opportunity for residents of Delaware County and the surrounding area to ask Congressman Messer questions about issues important to them and get updates on what’s happening in Congress.  All “Coffee with the Congressman” stops are open to the public

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