Congressman Luke Messer

Representing the 6th District of Indiana

Press Releases

May 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Monday, May 22, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) was appointed by House Speaker Paul Ryan to serve on the recently created bipartisan Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs, which is charged with working to restore the proper balance of power between federal, state and local governments.

Messer is among seven Republican House members appointed to the 13-member Task Force

May 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Friday, May 19, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) voted for several pieces of legislation this week to support law enforcement officers, honor their sacrifices, and give local police additional tools to keep our communities safe.

This week, May 14-20, is National Police Week.

“Our law enforcement officers and first responders

May 16, 2017 Press Release
Winchester student’s artwork will be displayed in U.S. Capitol for one year

WASHINGTON (Tuesday, May 16, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) today announced the 6th District’s winning entry for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. This year’s winner, Jaylei Osting, is in 11th grade at Winchester Community High School and is a student of art teacher Dale Hardacre.

Jaylei’s drawing, Ribbon Symphony, received the highest overall score among a panel of

May 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Thursday, May 11, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) hosted the 4th Annual Congressional Leadership Academy this week for high school students in the 6th District.    Civic-minded students from each high school in the 6th Congressional District were selected to participate in the half-day event held at the Commons in Columbus on Tuesday, May 9.    “The Leadership Academy

May 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, May 10, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) issued the below statement following the firing of FBI Director James Comey:

“While it is fair to ask questions about the sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey, it would be unfair to ignore the broad consensus criticizing Comey’s poor performance in his job. In today’s world, we all need to hit the pause button and

May 4, 2017 Press Release
Messer: “This is a step away from more government control, and a return to freedom for all Americans”

WASHINGTON (Thursday, May 4, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) voted today for the American Health Care Act – the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. 

“Today is an exciting day for those of us who have been working and fighting to end Obamacare’s reign over this country,” Messer said. “After six years of promises

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Thursday, May 4, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) spoke on the House Floor this morning to urge his support for the American Health Care Act – the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.

“Today is an exciting day for those of us who have

May 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Monday, May 1, 2017) – Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) today co-sponsored legislation that would ensure members of Congress are not exempt from any changes to health care law.

“Members of Congress should not be exempt from the laws they pass. Period. And that should, of course, be the case with any changes Congress makes to health care law,” Messer said. “This

Apr 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Friday, April 28, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) again called for his colleagues in the House of Representatives to take a vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – the proposed legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare.

“The time is now to repeal Obamacare and replace it with something better,” Messer said. “While Congress delays, Hoosiers continue

Apr 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, April 26, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) issued the following statement today on President Trump’s proposed tax reform plan:

“Cutting taxes for job creators and working families is critical to jump start our economy, grow jobs and increase paychecks,” Messer said. “President Trump’s tax plan is a step in the right direction. It will encourage

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