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.
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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.
Department of Energy Investigates Racially Divisive Training Sessions at Federally Funded Facilities in Response to Hawley Letter
In response to a letter from U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is launching a department-wide investigation into diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training sessions paid for by Sandia National Laboratories and held at the upscale La Posada de Santa Fe luxury hotel and resort.
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"...
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."
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Smithsonian Museum Secretary Lonnie Bunch requesting he explain the museum’s “Talking About Race” initiative, which until recently featured material claiming “the nuclear family,” “self-reliance,” and “objective, rational linear thinking” are distinctly white traits emblematic of structural racism.
"This latest effort to unilaterally rename bases and remove war memorials, all behind closed doors, smacks of the cancel culture the Left wants to impose on the nation. Any discussion about renaming bases should be had in the light of day, out in the open, and it should involve military families, veterans, and state and local stakeholders. That’s what my amendment would do."
Senator Hawley Applauds Senate Passage of Resolution Honoring the Life of Retired St. Louis Police Captain David Dorn
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) applauded the Senate’s passage of his resolution, cosponsored by Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), honoring the life of fallen St. Louis Police Captain David Dorn. Tragically killed on June 2, 2020, during a violent night of rioting in the city of St. Louis, Dorn served for 38 years with the St. Louis Police Department and is remembered as a leader in his community.
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) spoke on the Senate Floor calling for the country to unite on the cause of justice for George Floyd, build on our shared history and struggles, and reject the media and radical left’s attempts to stoke the flames of resentment through historical revisionism.