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  • House Passes Rep. Messer’s Proposal to Help Vets Impacted by ITT Tech Closure
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Monday, July 24, 2017) — A bipartisan proposal spearheaded by U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN) and U.S. Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) to help veterans impacted by school closures passed the U.S. House of Representatives today, as part of a landmark GI Bill reform package. The Takano-Messer 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 t... Read more

  • Rep. Messer to Host Annual Job Fair in Lawrenceburg
    Posted in Press Releases on July 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (Friday, July 21, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) invites local job seekers to attend the 6th Congressional District Job Fair on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at Ivy Tech Community College in Lawrenceburg. Local employers looking to hire will be at Ivy Tech’s Lawrenceburg campus from 1:30-4 p.m. All members of the public are invited to attend. U.S. military veterans are encouraged to come early at 1 p.m. “This year’s job fair should be another great event, with many area employer... Read more

  • Rep. Messer Urges Support for President Trump’s Effort to Improve, Modernize Air Travel in the U.S.
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Thursday, July 20, 2017) — U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) today urged support for President Trump’s effort to modernize American airways, reduce flight delays and inefficiencies, and reform the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee recently passed bipartisan legislation – the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act – to enact badly needed, common-sense reforms to improve air travel in the U.S... Read more

  • Takano-Messer Proposal to Help Vets Impacted by School Closures Passes VA Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Wednesday, July 19, 2017) — A bipartisan proposal spearheaded by U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN) and U.S. Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) to help veterans impacted by school closures passed the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee today, as part of a larger GI Bill reform package. The Takano-Messer 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 impact... Read more

  • Messer Urges Senate to Heed President’s Call and Pass Full Obamacare Repeal Now
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Tuesday, July 18, 2017) — U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) urged the Senate today to heed President Trump’s call to pass a full Obamacare repeal bill now and then work on a replacement package. President Trump tweeted last night, “Republicans should just REPEAL failing ObamaCare now & work on a new Healthcare Plan that will start from a clean slate. Dems will join in!” The President’s tweet follows another setback in the Senate’s efforts to pass an Obamacare repeal and replace bil... Read more

  • Rep. Messer Votes for Defense Bill to Rebuild Military, Restore National Security
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON (Friday, July 14, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) today voted in support of legislation to rebuild the U.S. military and restore national security. The National Defense Authorization Act of 2017, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives today, authorizes and prioritizes funding for the Department of Defense (DoD) and military activities for Fiscal Year 2018. Messer spoke on the floor of the House in support of the bill. “Today, Congress is taking corrective action to rebuild ou... Read more

  • Rep. Messer’s Proposal to Help Veterans Impacted by ITT Tech Closure is One Step Closer to Law
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Thursday, July 13, 2017) — U.S. Rep. Luke Messer’s (IN-06) proposal to help veterans impacted by school closures, like ITT Technical Institute, is one step closer to becoming law. The Veterans’ Affairs Committee has included Messer’s proposal in its bipartisan GI Bill reform package, which was announced today by Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) and is scheduled to be heard by the Committee as soon as next week. “When ITT Tech closed its doors, thousands of veterans were left high and d... Read more

  • Rep. Messer Offers Thoughts, Prayers to 6th District Hoosier Identified as Victim in Military Plane Crash
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON (Wednesday, July 12, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) issued the following statement today following the identification of Middletown native Ryan Lohrey as one of the 16 military members killed in the KC-130 plane crash on Monday. “It is heartbreaking to learn that Ryan Lohrey of Middletown was one of the service members killed in Monday’s KC-130 crash,” Messer said. “This tragedy hits very close to home for Hoosiers and our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and those ... Read more

  • Rep. Messer Joins Hillenbrand, Community Leaders for Volunteer Event at Batesville High School
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    BATESVILLE, Ind. (Monday, July 10, 2017) — U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) joined community leaders and Hillenbrand, Inc. volunteers at Batesville High School today to work on several school infrastructure projects as part of Hillenbrand’s “One Campaign” community engagement initiative. “Today was a great example of community members and business leaders coming together to improve the city,” Messer said. “It was inspiring to be among so many Hoosier volunteers willing to donate their time and tale... Read more

  • Rep. Messer Welcomes Winchester Student to U.S. Capitol
    Posted in Press Releases on June 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON (Friday, June 30, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) welcomed Winchester High School junior, Jaylei Osting, to Washington, D.C. this week to see her winning entry in the 6th District Congressional Art Competition hanging in the U.S. Capitol. Jaylei was invited to the Capitol for the Congressional Art Competition winners’ reception, alongside students from every Congressional District in the country. Jaylei’s winning entry “Ribbon Symphony” will be on display in the Capitol for one year.... Read more

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