FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : July 28, 2022 Contact : Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 Washington, D.C. — Kentucky's congressional delegation urged President Joe Biden to issue a federal emergency disaster declaration last night for the Commonwealth of Kentucky after deadly flash flooding swept through Eastern Kentucky beginning July 26, 2022. In a joint letter to the President, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) joined U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Congressmen Brett Guthrie, Hal Rogers, Andy Barr, James Comer, Thomas Massie and John Yarmuth in supporting Governor Andy...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : July 27, 2022 Contact : Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) sent a letter to Acting Director of the National Institutes of Health, Lawrence A. Tabak regarding the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s processing of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests related to the origins of COVID-19. The letter is in response to recent revelations that the NIH is withholding information from the public for political reasons. “Unfortunately, NIH has repeatedly disregarded its responsibilities under FOIA and the...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : July 26, 2022 Contact : Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senate Democrats objected to U.S. Senator Rand Paul’s amendment to the CHIPS-Plus Act that would permanently ban all U.S. funding of gain-of-function research in China. In the rush to pass this newly emerged legislation, some of the provisions the Senate previously agreed to in the original CHIPS bill were cut, including Dr. Paul’s gain-of-function amendment which was designed to help prevent the next pandemic and was passed unanimously in the Senate last year. Below are...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22, 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 House Doctors Handyman of Hardin County, in Elizabethtown, 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...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced legislation to clarify that the Right to Try Act should allow terminally ill patients to have access to Schedule I drugs for which a Phase 1 clinical trial has been completed. Specifically, the Right to Try Clarification Act would remove any obstacle presented by the Controlled Substances Act with respect to Schedule I substances when they are used by doctors and patients in accordance with the federal Right to Try...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : July 20, 2022 Contact : Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, released a report on small businesses in Kentucky that are in danger of tax hikes under the Democrats’ next tax and spending spree. “Small businesses in Kentucky are already struggling with record high prices on everything from gas and rent to labor and supplies needed to run their businesses. And now, as the U.S. faces historically high inflation, Senate Democrats...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : July 20, 2022 Contact : Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, released reports on small businesses in all 50 states in the U.S. that are in danger of tax hikes under the Democrats’ next tax and spending spree. “Small businesses everywhere are already struggling with record high prices on everything from gas and rent to labor and supplies needed to run their businesses. And now, as the U.S. faces historically high inflation,...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : July 15, 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 Dennison’s Roadside Market of Horse Cave, 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 : June 24, 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 Simon’s Shoes of Henderson, Kentucky as the Senate Small Business of the Week. 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 entrepreneurial spirit. This week, it is my privilege to recognize Simon’s...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : June 17, 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 Beans Café and Bakery of Dry Ridge, 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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