FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : June 15, 2022 Contact : Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) forced the U.S. Senate to go on the record on fiscal responsibility with a vote on his “Six Penny Plan” federal budget that would have balanced within five years. Ultimately, 29 senators stood with Dr. Paul to get Congress’ spending under control, while 67 senators voted to continue trillion-dollar spending deficits. “Washington’s addiction to spending is hurting our economy and depleting our currency. Inflation is stealing every American’s...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10, 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 The Foxhole of Smiths Grove, 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 entrepreneurial...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6 , 2022 Contact : Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced his “Six Penny Plan” federal budget that will balance within five years. “Five years ago, we could balance our budget with a freeze in spending without cutting anything. Since then, our debt has skyrocketed to $30 trillion with $2 trillion just from this past year,” said Dr. Paul . “We are now in a situation that a simple penny, two, three, or even a five pennies per-dollar reduction is insufficient to balance our budget. It requires six...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2022 Contact : Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Republican members of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC) sent a letter to Acting Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Lawrence Tabak requesting information on disclosures of royalty payments made by third-party providers to NIH employees. “In 2005, the NIH implemented a policy requiring its employees to disclose royalty payments on the consent forms for clinical trial participants; however,...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 26, 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 Druther’s Restaurant of Campbellsville, 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 20, 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 CoreTrans of Somerset, Kentucky, as the Senate Small Business of the Week. Dr. Paul entered the following into the Congressional Record: As you all know, the legacy of the COVID-19 pandemic has burdened the global economy with tangled supply chains, drastically prolonged shipping schedules, and an insatiable level of consumer demand. Given this current...Read more
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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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