FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 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 Neeley Family Distillery of Sparta, 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: March 1, 2022 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator and physician Rand Paul (R-KY) joined Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Tim Scott (R-SC), and Dr. Rev. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) in cosponsoring the Emmett Till Antilynching Act of 2022, which would designate lynching as a federal hate crime. Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the House version (H.R. 55), introduced by Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.), which includes the same language Dr. Paul worked on with Senators Booker and Scott. Dr. Paul previously introduced the...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2022 Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator and physician Rand Paul (R-KY) released the following statement on the expected passage of the Emmett Till Antilynching Act of 2022 (H.R. 55) in the U.S. House of Representatives and affirmed his intention to cosponsor the Senate version once it is introduced: “I’m pleased to have worked with Senators Cory Booker and Tim Scott to strengthen the final product and ensure the language of this bill defines lynching as the absolutely heinous crime that it is, and I’m glad...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) announced that he would force a vote on his resolution to repeal travel mask mandates on public transportation. This vote will take place when the U.S. Senate returns to session. “Since March 2020, unelected bureaucrats have incessantly declared that we should ‘follow the science.’ But the same bureaucrats continue to defy science by imposing an ineffective and restrictive mask mandate for individuals traveling on public transit and airplanes. As...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 18, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, sent a letter to Isabella Guzman, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), requesting information on the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF), which provided grants to some eligible restaurants, bars, and other businesses impacted by COVID-19. “As you know, the RRF obligated nearly $28.6 billion to more than 100,000 eligible entities. As...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 18, 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 Farm Girl Gifts and Bake Shop of Corydon, 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: February 16, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Businesses and Entrepreneurship, successfully advocated for expanded access to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) disaster assistance programs for small businesses and homeowners in rural communities during times of a natural disaster. Dr. Paul took action after hearing concerns from Kentuckians in rural areas (such as Spencer County) that were unable to apply for federal disaster...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 BOWLING GREEN, KY – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul issued the following statement after announcing his nominations to the U.S. service academies, consisting of 31 nominations to individuals from across the Commonwealth of Kentucky: “A very rewarding aspect of being a United States Senator is the opportunity to nominate young men and women from across the state to attend our nation’s prestigious service academies. I commend each of these students for their dedication and desire to serve in the United...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 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 Cruise Customs of Shepherdsville, 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: February 11, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, in an op-ed for Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) made clear his opposition to President Biden’s massive U.S.-Egyptian arms deal that will soon be voted on in the U.S. Senate. “The United States cannot proudly affirm human rights to be at the center of our foreign policy, while it arms a regime at war with its own people,” stated Dr. Paul in the piece. “That is why I will force the Senate to vote on a resolution that would cancel...Read more
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