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  • Rep. Messer Invites Local Job Seekers to Annual Job Fair in Muncie
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    MUNCIE, Ind. (Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) invites local job seekers to join him at the 6th Congressional District Job Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Ball State University in Muncie. Read more

  • Rep. Messer Echoes Netanyahu’s Call for an End to Iran Nuclear Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON (Monday, Sept. 18, 2017) — U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) today joined Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in urging the Trump Administration to either drastically change President Obama’s Iran nuclear deal or exit the deal altogether. Read more

  • Messer, Polis Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Help Transfer Students Earn Degrees
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN), alongside Reps.Jared Polis (D-CO) and Drew Ferguson (R-GA), introduced bipartisan legislation today to help more community college transfer students earn degrees. Read more

  • Rep. Messer Votes to Crack Down on Illegal Immigrant Gangs
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON (Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017) — U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) today voted in support of the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act, which combats gang violence by criminal aliens and enhances public safety. Messer spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the legislation, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. “Today, the House passed immigration reform that ensures violent gangs are kept off our streets,” Messer said. “For too long, dangerous c... Read more

  • Rep. Messer Votes Against $1.2 Trillion Spending Package
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON (Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017) — U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) issued the below statement following his vote against the $1.2 trillion spending package in the House. “Republicans have the White House, Senate and House, yet too often, we're still doing business the same old way. This massive funding bill spends $1.2 trillion and is over 1,300 pages long. The legislation contained several good provisions that I support, but we can’t keep doing things the same way and expect different result... Read more

  • Rep. Messer Votes Against Debt Ceiling Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON (Friday, Sept. 8, 2017) — U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) issued the following statement following his vote on the U.S. Senate bill to tie Hurricane Harvey funding with a debt ceiling increase. “Earlier this week, I voted for targeted disaster relief for Hurricane Harvey victims in the House, but I can’t support the Senate’s legislation that piles on more deficit spending, without any effort to shake up the status quo, balance budgets and pay down our debt. The Senate is playing politic... Read more

  • Messer Signs Discharge Petition to Force Vote on Obamacare Repeal
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017) — U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) today signed a discharge petition that would force Congress to vote on a full Obamacare repeal bill. The discharge petition would trigger a vote on H.R. 1436, which repeals Obamacare, including its burdensome taxes and mandates, by the end of 2018. It includes the same Obamacare repeal language that passed both the House and the Senate in 2015. “We cannot walk away from this fight just because it’s tough. While the Senat... Read more

  • Rep. Messer Issues Statement on DACA
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017) — U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) issued the following statement today following President Trump’s announcement to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “Hoosiers want us to follow the Constitution and uphold our immigration laws. President Trump’s decision today is a step toward finally addressing illegal immigration in our country,” Messer said. “Let's remember, President Obama's decision to unilaterally rewrite our laws wa... Read more

  • Rep. Messer Issues Statement on President Trump’s Afghanistan Speech
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    Greensburg, Ind. (Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017) — U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump outlined a new strategy for American military forces in Afghanistan. "President Trump gave a very strong speech last night,” Messer said. “I'm encouraged to see a commander in chief who honors our military and brings strength and clarity to the battle against terror. I commend the Trump Administration for refocusing our military efforts, supporting our troops, and... Read more

  • President Trump signs Messer’s Proposal Helping Vets Impacted by ITT Tech Closure Into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on August 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017) — President Donald Trump signed into law today a GI Bill reform package, which includes U.S. Rep. Luke Messer’s (R-IN) proposal to help veterans impacted by the closure of ITT Tech. Spearheaded by Messer and Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), the bipartisan proposal retroactively restores GI Bill benefits to veterans who were attending Indiana-based ITT Technical Institute and California-based Corinthian Colleges, both of which closed abruptly impacting tens of ... Read more

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