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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 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 Kelsey's On Main of Jackson, 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 the small...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator and physician Rand Paul (R-KY) celebrated the Emmett Till Antilynching Act of 2022 being signed into law by President Joe Biden. This designates lynching as a federal hate crime. Dr. Paul joined Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Tim Scott (R-SC), and Dr. Rev. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) in cosponsoring the bill in the Senate. Dr. Paul also previously introduced the Marie Thompson Antilynching Act, which would have made similar changes to federal law. “I’m pleased to have...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 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 Our Best Restaurant of Smithfield, 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 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 Seasonal Shoppe of Salyersville, 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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