Todd Young

Both of Indiana’s U.S. Senators balk at support for universal background checks for all gun sales. That comes amid renewed debate over gun regulations in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.

Several dozen protesters gathered outside of U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.)’s office in Indianapolis Tuesday to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps. It’s part of a larger nationwide demonstration.

U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) told Indiana agriculture groups today he’s asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture for clarity on potential disaster relief for farmers.

Heavy rains and floods delayed planting for many corn and soybean farmers this spring. Federal data show only 84 percent of corn was planted in Indiana as of this week. That’s compared to 100 percent last year.

Indiana has one of the highest rates of evictions in the country – only six states are worse.

And many community advocates point to one issue as a major cause.

Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) won’t say whether he’ll support President Trump’s emergency declaration to build a wall on the southern border with Mexico. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) won’t say whether he’ll support President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to build a wall on the southern border with Mexico.

Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) says he has complete confidence in the "integrity and thoroughness" of the FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Young Backs Bill To Make HUD Inspect Lead Pipes

Oct 1, 2018

U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) helped introduce a bill that would prevent lead in drinking water in low-income housing. It’s called Get the Lead Out of Assisted Housing Act of 2018

U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) says he’s hopeful the Senate will vote in August on comprehensive opioid addiction treatment legislation. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) says he’s hopeful the Senate will vote in August on comprehensive opioid addiction treatment legislation.

Young met with local stakeholders to discuss ways to address the state’s opioid crisis.

President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court. (Wikipedia Commons)
Brandon Smith

President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has many eyes turning to Indiana –  incumbent Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) is a key vote in the Senate.

Donnelly’s statement says only that he’ll carefully review Kavanaugh’s record and qualifications. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) is more direct – he praises Kavanaugh as an “originalist.”

Hundreds gathered outside the Indiana Statehouse to protest the Trump administration's immigration policies. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Lauren Chapman

End family separation: that was the message of hundreds gathered in Indianapolis Saturday.

The event was one of dozens across the country this weekend to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policies.

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