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  • Fox News: Tax reform and immigration policy - time for a return to common sense
    Posted in In the News on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    The following story was published by Fox News on July 12, 2017. Most Americans get it: We can’t continue to reward people who come to our country illegally, while those who work hard and play by the rules struggle to get ahead. What our tax and immigration policies need is a return to common sense. Take our tax credit system. Right now, billions of dollars in refundable tax credits are being paid out to illegal immigrants. That’s because of a loophole in the Child Tax Credit program that allows ... Read more

  • Forbes: A New Way To Pay For College Gets A Boost In Congress
    Posted in In the News on July 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    The following story was pubished by Forbes on July 7, 2017. You probably haven’t heard of the Investing in Student Achievement Act of 2017, but this 23-page bill, introduced last week by Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN) and cosponsored by a bipartisan group of representatives, could upend the way American students pay for college. The focus of Messer’s bill is the “income-share agreement,” or ISA. Unlike a traditional student loan, under which a student borrows money to pay for college and then pays back... Read more

  • The Shelbyville News: Messer honors middle school scholars for academic achievement
    Posted in In the News on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    The following story was pubished by The Shelbyville News on June 27, 2017. Rep. Luke Messer (R-Shelbyville) honored 8th-grade students from Shelby County for outstanding academic achievement during the 2016-17 school year. Messer presented top students from each middle school in the 6th District with the 8th Grade Scholar Award during the 6th District Scholars Ceremony. Students were nominated by teachers at each school to receive the recognition. “These students are some of the best and brighte... Read more

  • Dearborn County Register: Messer Introduces You're Hired Act
    Posted in In the News on June 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    The following story was pubished by the Dearborn County Register on June 19, 2017. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) today introduced the You’re HIRED Act to encourage more apprenticeships and on-the-job-training programs. The You’re HIRED (Helpful Incentives to Restore the Economic Dream) Act would allow employers to qualify for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit if they hire workers through an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeships are specialized training programs sponsored by employers in a given trade... Read more

  • WIBC: The VA Held Accountable: New Law Has Hoosier Support
    Posted in In the News on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    The following story was pubished by WIBC on June 14, 2017. WASHINGTON, D.C.--With the support of Hoosier lawmakers, the Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 has passed the U.S. House and Senate and is headed to the president for him to sign into law. "Our Hoosier heroes fought to protect us. The least we can do is fight to protect them," said Rep. Luke Messer, in a speech on the House floor Tuesday. "My grandfather is a World War II veteran who regularly atten... Read more

  • Greensburg Daily News: Rep. Messer appointed to bipartisan Task Force
    Posted in In the News on May 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    The following story was pubished by the Greensburg Daily News on May 30, 2017. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) was recently 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. Read more

  • Eagle 99.3. WSCH: Messer Applauds Trump Budget’s Elimination Of Child Tax Credit For Illegal Immigrants
    Posted in In the News on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    The following story was pubished by Eagle 99.3. WSCH May 24, 2017. President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget proposal is getting a lot of attention for the cuts it would make to social programs. But Democrats aren’t fans of another aspect of the president’s so-called “taxpayer first budget.” That’s southeastern Indiana U.S. Representative Luke Messer’s proposal to end tax benefits for illegal immigrants. Read more

  • Greensburg Daily News: Rep. Messer hosts Congressional Leadership Academy for 6th District students
    Posted in In the News on May 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    The following story was pubished by the Greensburg Daily News on May 12, 2017. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) hosted the 4th Annual Congressional Leadership Academy this week for high school students in the 6th District. Read more

  • Columbus Republic: Northside Middle School students, congressman pick up tips about online content sharing
    Posted in In the News on May 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    The following story was pubished by The Republic on May 12, 2017. Columbus seventh-grade students got an opportunity this week to learn how to be smart about online content sharing. A gymnasium full of Northside Middle School students took in Google’s 45-minute Online Safety Show. U.S. Rep Luke Messer, the Indiana 6th District Republican congressman from Greensburg, also took in the show Tuesday during one of several stops in Columbus. Read more

  • Rushville Republican: Rep. Messer authors bill modeled after IU program to reduce student loan debt
    Posted in In the News on March 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    The following story was pubished by the Rushville Republican on March 10, 2017. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) introduced legislation modeled after an Indiana University program to help reduce student loan debt. Messer’s bill, the Letter of Estimated Annual Debt for Students (LEADS) Act, would require higher education institutions that accept federal aid to send an annual letter to every student estimating their total loan debt and future monthly payments. Read more

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