December 15th, 2017
Recently I delivered the following opening statement at the conference committee hearing on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The legislation will deliver a tax cut to middle-class families, raise wages, grow the economy,...
December 12th, 2017
On the Senate floor, I discussed the importance of tax reform to helping middle class families keep more of their hard earned money.
December 6th, 2017
During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, I discussed my legislation, the Fix NICS Act, which would strengthen the existing National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) by ensuring critical conviction records...
December 4th, 2017
On the Senate floor, I urged my Democrat colleagues to return to working with Republicans toward a solution for DACA recipients ahead of the President’s March 2018 deadline. Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee...
November 28th, 2017
Today at a press conference, I discussed what tax reform legislation means for the American economy and the importance of passing the Senate’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks...
November 13th, 2017
Last week on the Senate floor, I announced plans to introduce legislation that would incentivize federal agencies, including the military, to expeditiously and efficiently upload the already-required criminal conviction...
November 7th, 2017
Yesterday on the Senate floor, I addressed the shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here.
October 30th, 2017
U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and I, members of the Senate Finance Committee, authored the following op-ed in Forbes addressing how revamping our tax system would impact the energy sector:
October 26th, 2017
Recently on the Senate floor, I urged my colleagues to overturn the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rule banning the use of arbitration. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here...
October 23rd, 2017
December 13th, 2017
Recently at a press conference, I discussed the importance of passing tax reform to round out a successful year for the Senate. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here.
December 11th, 2017
U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Pat Toomey (R-PA) and I introduced the Prioritizing the Most Vulnerable Over Lottery Winners Act of 2017 to help ensure states are able to focus Medicaid assistance on our most...
December 5th, 2017
On the Senate floor, I praised Republicans for pushing past Democrats’ hypocritical attempts to stall efforts to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found...
December 2nd, 2017
The Senate passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act today.
November 15th, 2017
Last Thursday, the Senate Finance Committee introduced our proposal that would enable more Americans to keep more of their hard-earned paychecks and send less of their money to Uncle Sam here in Washington, D.C.
November 10th, 2017
Recently on the Senate floor, I urged my Democrat colleagues in the Senate to join the Republican effort to overhaul our outdated tax code and continue their support for tax reform principals they have endorsed in the past...
October 31st, 2017
Along with Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Rob Portman (R-OH), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Al Franken (D-MN), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Brian Schatz (D-HI), I led a bipartisan letter expressing concern to...
October 27th, 2017
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and I released the following statement after their bipartisan legislation, the PROTECT Our Children Act, passed the U.S. Senate.
October 23rd, 2017
I released the following statement after a bipartisan bill I authored with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) to crack down on elder abuse was signed into law by the President today.
October 23rd, 2017