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 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 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. – 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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) introduced the Opioid Treatment Access Act to improve access to life-saving methadone treatment for opioid-use disorder (OUD). The legislation would revise outdated regulations on methadone treatment for opioid-use disorder (OUD) by reducing the time in treatment required for patients to receive take-home doses of medication and allowing pharmacies to dispense methadone for OUD treatment for the first time...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Kentucky's federal delegation, including U.S. Senators Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell, and Representatives Thomas Massie (KY-04), Brett Guthrie (KY-02), James Comer (KY-01), Hal Rogers (KY-05), Andy Barr (KY-06), and John Yarmuth (KY-03), sent a joint letter to President Joe Biden expressing their support for Governor Andy Beshear's request for a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Kentucky due to the impacts of a severe weather system that occurred on...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2022 Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov , 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) joined U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) and the entire Senate Republican Conference in urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to suspend the pending rulemaking to redefine the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), specifically “waters of the United States” (WOTUS), until the U.S. Supreme Court completes its consideration of Sackett v. EPA, a case that is expected to...Read more
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 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 Olive You Boutique of Richmond, 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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