Senator's views concerning a variety of issues.

Senator Hawley’s Bipartisan ‘Duck Boat Safety Enhancement Act’ Passes Senate Commerce Committee

"For too long, Congress has failed to take action to help stop these tragedies like the one that killed so many at Table Rock Lake. With my bipartisan bill clearing the Commerce Committee today, we’re one step closer. This legislation is about enacting commonsense safety recommendations that the NTSB has been making for years, like requiring life jackets and better equipping duck boats in case of emergency flooding. I hope the Senate will take this bill up with the urgency it deserves."

Hawley Introduces Bill to Ban Ballot Harvesting, Protect Election Integrity

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced a new bill to ban ballot harvesting in federal elections and protect election integrity in response to disputes during the 2020 presidential election. Senator Hawley’s bill would improve the ability of campaigns to observe vote counting operations, require mail-in or absentee ballots to be counted and recorded immediately, and require that ballot counting, once begun, continue until completed.

Senator Hawley, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Dedicate September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and a group of colleagues joined Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) in introducing a bipartisan resolution to recognize September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is a time for us to honor the strength of the children who have fought the unthinkable. Together, we celebrate survivors of childhood cancer, honor their families, and remember those who are no longer with us,” said Senator Josh Hawley.

Missouri Law Enforcement Officers Applaud Senator Hawley’s Bill to Support Police

In the week since U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced the David Dorn Back the Blue Act, the bill has been met with an outpouring of support from Missouri law enforcement officers. Senator Hawley’s bill would authorize $15 billion for the U.S. Attorney General to fund more officer hiring and salary increases for state and local law enforcement across the country.

Senator Hawley Calls on Netflix to Take Down Cuties

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings calling for the removal of Cuties, a controversial new film that depicts preteens engaged in sexually explicit dance routines, from the platform. Senator Hawley asks why Netflix chose to market the film with a poster solely depicting scantily clad preteens in sexual positions, if Netflix took any measures to protect the child actors made to perform simulated sex acts, and exactly what audience Netflix is attempting to...

Senator Hawley Introduces ‘David Dorn Back the Blue Act’ to Allocate $15B to Raise Police Salaries, Hire More Officers

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) will introduce the David Dorn Back the Blue Act to raise police officer salaries and increase officer hiring and retention. Senator Hawley’s bill would amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize $15 billion for the U.S. Attorney General to fund more officer hiring and salary increases for state and local law enforcement.

Senator Hawley Demands Explanation for Racially Divisive Training Sessions at Federally Funded Facilities

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette and Under Secretary for Nuclear Safety and NNSA Administrator Lisa Gordon-Hagerty following leaked documents detailing the content of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training sessions at the federally funded Sandia National Laboratories. Sandia employees were invited to associate terms like “Aryan Nation” and “mass killings” with “white men,” generate a list of “assumptions about people of color"...

Hawley Calls for a “Cleaning of House” at DOJ, FBI Over Russiagate Revelations

St a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing regarding former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates’s role in the FBI’s investigation into President Donald Trump’s campaign, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) called for a cleaning of house at the FBI and Department of Justice over misleading FISA applications that led to the surveillance of Carter Page, which Yates admitted she now regrets having approved. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) objected to his remarks, calling them "inflammatory."