FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court: "Congratulations to Judge Amy Coney Barrett on her nomination to the Supreme Court. I believe she will make an excellent justice that will serve our country and Constitution well, and I look forward to seeing her confirmed soon.” ###Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 23, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – During today’s U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) continued holding officials accountable and asking tough questions about the lockdown policies that have hit small businesses especially hard across the country. In addition to questioning Dr. Anthony Fauci about the effectiveness of these policies, Dr. Paul also advocated for further study of pre-existing cross-reactive immunity to COVID-19 to...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 23, 2020 Contact: Kelsey Cooper (Paul), 202-224-4343 Keith Chu (Wyden), 202-224-5244 Jay Bhargava (Peters), 202-235-4680 Haig Hovsepian (Gabbard), 202-225-4906 John Kennedy (Massie), 202-225-3465 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Gary Peters (D-MI) introduced the bipartisan ‘‘Unplug the Internet Kill Switch Act of 2020’’ (S. 4646), which would help protect Americans’ First and Fourth Amendment rights by preventing a president from using emergency powers to unilaterally take control over or deny access to the...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 22, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), chairman of the Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management (FSO) Subcommittee, released the following statement after U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) blocked the Senate from holding committee hearings this afternoon in protest of President Donald Trump’s upcoming selection of a Supreme Court nominee: “While Senator Schumer claims to be concerned about the federal government’s pandemic response, his purely political blocking...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier this month, U.S. Senator and Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee member Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced S. 4432, the Support Children Having Open Opportunities for Learning (SCHOOL) Act to provide parents and students with much-needed flexibility and options regarding K-12 education. U.S. Representative Chip Roy (R-TX-21) has since introduced companion legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives as H.R. 8054.
 
“The SCHOOL Act eases one of this pandemic’s...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 7, 2020 Contact : Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator and Senate Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management (FSO) Subcommittee chairman Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced S. 4487, the Pandemic Pay-For Act, as he continued his efforts to make the federal government a more responsible steward of the American people’s money. “If the federal government truly wants to help for the long term, it should take a hint from the American people, who are having to make difficult choices about their finances as we deal with the...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : August 6, 2020 Contact : Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced the Tax Relief for Families Suffering from Government-Mandated Shutdowns Act to help put Americans on the strongest financial footing as they adjust to the challenges posed by the pandemic and the government response, including taking on more costs related to educating their kids from home while trying to otherwise provide for their families. “When Americans look at Congress, they all too often have to think of what it takes from them, or from...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 5, 2020 Contact : Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator and Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee member Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced S. 4432, the Support Children Having Open Opportunities for Learning (SCHOOL) Act to provide parents and students with much-needed flexibility and options regarding K-12 education. “As the impact of the ongoing pandemic and the government response efforts continue to place parents in situations requiring greater flexibility in balancing working and providing for their...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier this week, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) continued his efforts to help Americans more easily meet their health care needs by introducing S. 4367, the Health Savings Accounts for All Act of 2020. “As Americans’ health care costs continue to rise, my plan puts more power in the people’s hands, getting rid of unnecessary restrictions, expanding access, and trusting Americans to make the decisions that are best for their families with the money they have worked hard to earn,” said Dr...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22, 2020 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) passed U.S. Senator Rand Paul’s “Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny” (REINS) Act (S. 92), sending the legislation to the Senate floor. Dr. Paul reintroduced the REINS Act on January 10, 2019, and the legislation has 42 cosponsors. “For too long, an ever-growing federal bureaucracy has piled regulations and red tape on the backs of the American people without any approval by Americans’ elected...Read more
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