FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced the Freedom to Import Infant Formula Act to permanently remove tariffs on baby formula and prohibit U.S. Customs and Border Protection from seizing or enforcing restrictions on importation of formula from certain foreign countries. This bill aims to alleviate current baby formula shortages across the United States, and permanently cut arbitrary regulations set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “Mothers all across the country...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 13, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, recognized Florek Family Chiropractic of Ft. Thomas, Kentucky, as the Senate Small Business of the Week. Dr. Paul entered the following into the Congressional Record: Mr. PAUL. Mr. President, as Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, each week I recognize an outstanding Kentucky small business that exemplifies the American...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, recognized P31 Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils and Homemade Products of Morgantown, Kentucky, as the Senate Small Business of the Week. Dr. Paul entered the following into the Congressional Record: Mr. PAUL. Mr. President, as Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, each week I recognize an outstanding Kentucky small business...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 5, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2022 (WRDA) which includes Senator Rand Paul’s (R-KY) language that directs the Secretary of the Army to develop specific criteria for the annual evaluation and ranking of maintenance dredging requirements for small, remote, and two subsistence harbors. “Maintaining America's robust inland waterway system means properly caring for harbors of all sizes, as the system's...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate passed a motion to instruct conferees on H.R.4521, to retain the language originally introduced by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) as an amendment to S.1260 and passed by the Senate in May 2021 that prohibits funds made available to any federal agency from being used for gain of function research conducted in China. “Even as Dr. Fauci denies it, there is strong evidence COVID-19 started in a lab in Wuhan," said Dr. Paul . "But, if we have learned anything from this pandemic...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 29, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, recognized A Place To Belong Home Care of Radcliff, Kentucky, as the Senate Small Business of the Week. Dr. Paul entered the following into the Congressional Record: Mr. PAUL. Mr. President, as Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, each week I recognize an outstanding Kentucky small business that exemplifies the American...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Republican members of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC) requested information from U.S. Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman regarding illegally obtained Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans received by Planned Parenthood affiliates across the U.S. “On May 19, 2020, SBA notified a number of Planned Parenthood affiliates that they had wrongfully applied for 38 PPP loans totaling more...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, Ranking Member Paul and Republican Members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to request she fulfill her statutory obligations to testify before the Committee. “As you know, Section 32(b)1 of the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (title III of division N of Public Law 116-260) requires the Secretary of the Treasury to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) announced that he saved more than $480,000 from his official fiscal year 2021 operating budget, bringing the total amount Dr. Paul has returned to the taxpayers to over $5.7 million since taking office in January 2011. “It’s easy to picture Washington’s out-of-control spending as a massive, untamable beast,” said Dr. Paul. “I’m determined to show change is possible by starting in the area under my control, while working everywhere else I can to stop...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 8, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, recognized Total Equine Services of Falmouth, Kentucky, as the Senate Small Business of the Week. Dr. Paul entered the following into the Congressional Record: The breeding, training, and of course racing of horses is an integral component in the history and culture of our beautiful state. Many refer to Lexington, Kentucky as the Horse Capital of the World, with...Read more
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