WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, bipartisan legislation cosponsored by U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) to simplify and streamline the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program’s deadlines and applications for disaster survivors passed the U.S. Senate. Both bills now move to the U.S. House of Representatives for consideration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee offered his Ukraine Aid Oversight Act as an amendment to the 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The amendment would have extended the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction’s (SIGAR) oversight authority to supervise American spending to Ukraine in order to detect and prevent waste, fraud, and abuse.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) reintroduced legislation that would limit the emergency powers the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) abused during the COVID-19 pandemic, clarifying that those powers are for public health emergencies only.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee introduced the Ukraine Aid Oversight Act which would extend the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction’s (SIGAR) oversight authority to supervise American spending to Ukraine in order to detect and prevent waste, fraud, and abuse.
BOWLING GREEN, KY – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released a video message celebrating Vietnam Veteran Specialist John Osborne who was honored in Williamstown with a ride on a UH-1 Huey helicopter. At the ceremony on Monday morning, Specialist Osborne received proclamations, presentations, and awards before his helicopter ride, including a letter from former U. S. President George W. Bush and the video message from Dr. Paul.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Senators, Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) led their colleagues in introducing the bipartisan Medicare Audiology Access Improvement Act, legislation to ensure that seniors and people with disabilities on Medicare are able to access a full range of hearing and balance health care services provided by licensed audiologists, who are trained and licensed in all 50 states and U.S. territories, including the District of Columbia. The legislation is co-sponsored by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Kyrsten Sinema (I-Ariz.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Peter Welch (D-Vt.), and Angus King (I-Maine).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, at a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee meeting, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Chairman of the HELP Committee, forbid U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) from offering an amendment that would require federal employees to reveal financial disclosures and royalty payments.
Dr. Paul, Chairman Jordan Fight to Protect Americans’ First Amendment Rights Against Government Censorship
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH-04), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee introduced the Free Speech Protection Act that will prohibit federal employees and contractors from using their positions to censor and otherwise attack speech protected by the First Amendment. The bill will impose mandatory severe penalties for those individuals that violate this rule.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) sent a letter to Deputy Secretary of State Richard Verma asking the Department of State to comply with requests from the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), as SIGAR fulfills its congressionally mandated oversight on the U.S. withdrawal in Afghanistan.
Dr. Paul, Sen. Braun Send Letter to President Biden Urging Withdrawal of Julie Su’s Nomination for Labor Secretary
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Senator Mike Braun (R-IN), and 31 other GOP Senators sent a letter to the White House calling on President Biden to withdraw the nomination of Julie Su to be Secretary of the Department of Labor.