Education

Hawley Demands Deportations, Visa Cancellations for Undocumented Students Participating in Violent Anti-Israel Protests

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, put witnesses on record in yesterday's hearing, pressing them on whether they support deporting and canceling visas for undocumented students participating in unlawful anti-Israel protests. “Is there anybody . . . who thinks that we should not deport students who are here unlawfully . . . who are calling for the death of Jewish students, who are violating the laws of the...

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Hawley Demands Biden Use National Guard to Protect Jewish Students Amid Pro-Hamas Campus Protests

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to President Biden calling on him to mobilize the National Guard to protect Jewish American students in response to anti-Israel, pro-terrorist demonstrations that have broken out on college campuses. "On college campuses across the United States, Jewish Americans are at risk [...] In your statement on Passover, you stated that 'in recent days, we’ve seen harassment and calls for violence against Jews. This blatant Antisemitism...

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Hawley to Biden: Send in the National Guard to Protect Jewish Students on Campus

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released the following statement, calling on President Biden to send in the U.S. National Guard to guarantee Jewish students' safety on campuses as antisemitic protests throughout the country threaten violence. Senator Hawley repeatedly condemned the most recent antisemitic demonstrations taking place at elite universities, calling them a sign of "moral rot" within academia. Eisenhower sent the 101st to Little Rock. It’s time for Biden...

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Hawley Calls Out Democrats who Labeled Republicans Racist for Questioning Nominee Linked to Pro-Hamas Organization

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) called out Democrats in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for labeling him and other Republican colleagues as racists after questioning judicial nominee Adeel Mangi—who formerly served on the board of a pro-Hamas organization—about his views on terrorism. In December, Senator Hawley questioned this Biden judicial nominee who repeatedly refused to answer whether or not he thought Israel was a “violent, settler, colonial...

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Senators Hawley, Schmitt Introduce Resolution Recognizing The Mizzou Tigers as Champions of the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

Today U.S. Senators Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Eric Schmitt (R-Mo) introduced a Senate resolution recognizing the University of Missouri Tigers football team for their victory against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the 2023 Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic. “Congratulations to Coach Drinkwitz and the Mizzou Tigers on a great season. This was a truly impressive Bowl Game win and there is so much for fans to be excited for next year. We are looking forward to next season – the sky is the...

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Hawley Calls on NCAA to Protect Female Athletes, Clarify Transgender Locker Room Policy

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) President, former Governor Charlie Baker, following his recent testimony before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Senator Hawley called on the NCAA to stand up for the basic safety of their student athletes and asked Governor Baker to explicitly define the NCAA's policy on transgender athletes’ access to locker rooms. "Yesterday you testified before the...

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Hawley Statement on New Reporting about Radioactive Waste in St. Louis

After new reporting about ongoing radioactive waste problems in St. Louis, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released the following statement:  Years of stonewalling, half truths and downright lies to the people of St. Louis from their government. This is why I jammed through the Senate a new law to clean up Jana Elementary - or rebuild it. No more excuses https://t.co/l1nrJxxYKe — Josh Hawley (@HawleyMO) July 12, 2023   Background In...

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Hawley Bill Requiring Cleanup of Jana Elementary Passes the Senate

This afternoon the United States Senate passed U.S. Senator Josh Hawley’s (R-Mo.) bill, the Justice for Jana Elementary Act mandating the clean up of Jana Elementary School and radioactive waste testing to be performed at the surrounding buildings in the Hazelwood School District. I am delighted to say the Senate just approved my bill to order a federal cleanup at Jana Elementary. Big step forward in getting justice for these kids — Josh Hawley (@HawleyMO) April 26, 2023 "The federal...

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TOMORROW: Hawley Heading to Senate Floor to Request Unanimous Passage of Justice for Jana Elementary Act

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced that he will go to the Senate floor tomorrow to request unanimous consent on his bill, the Justice for Jana Elementary Act of 2023, requiring the federal cleanup of Jana Elementary school as well as the testing of the surrounding buildings in the Hazelwood School District. This comes as Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) has introduced companion legislation in the House of Representatives this week. Tomorrow I will again go to the Senate floor...

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Hawley Secures DOE Commitment to Support Jana Elementary Cleanup Legislation

Today in a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) questioned Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm about the radioactive waste found at Jana Elementary and secured her commitment to support his Justice for Jana Elementary Act, gaining a critical endorsement from the DOE ahead of his attempt to pass the legislation next week. "I've introduced legislation that would direct the Army Corps to clean up the school, that would direct...

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