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Hawley Files RECA Amendment to Senate Supplemental, Joins Advocates on Capitol Hill in Renewed Push to Compensate Radiation Victims

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) filed an amendment to reauthorize and expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) to the foreign aid package currently being debated in the Senate. Senator Hawley's amendment—which passed the Senate last year with overwhelming bipartisan support—has been updated to include compensation for communities devastated by decades-old nuclear waste in Alaska, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

Senator Hawley joined advocates from across America for their visit...

Hawley Warns Aluminum Plant Owner of Potential Labor Law Violation, Urges Him to Resume Production, Save Missouri Jobs

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Matt Lucke, owner of Magnitude 7 Metals in Marston, Missouri. Senator Hawley urged Mr. Lucke to re-open the plant and warned him of his potential violation of the WARN Act that deprives his workers of compensation they are owed under federal law.

Last week, Senator Hawley urged President Biden to use the Defense Production Act to prevent the shutdown of Magnitude 7 Metals to preserve good-paying union jobs and safeguard national security.

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Hawley Forces Zuckerberg to Apologize to Families of Child Exploitation Victims in Big Tech Hearing

Today in a Senate Judiciary hearing, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) pressed Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg about child exploitation on his social media platforms. Citing horrifying statistics of minors' interactions with sexually explicit material on Meta platforms, Senator Hawley demanded that Zuckerberg answer for his lack of action to protect children online.

"Your product is killing people. Will you personally commit to compensating the victims?" asked Senator Hawley.

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Hawley Presses Tyson Foods CEO on Dangerous Child Labor Practices

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Tyson Foods CEO Donnie King, demanding answers after a disturbing new report from The New York Times exposed unsafe, illegal child labor practices within the company.

"I am alarmed by new reports that Tyson Foods has actively participated in dangerous and illegal child labor practices," wrote Senator Hawley. "Any company that employs, facilitates, encourages, or excuses child labor must be held to account. In light of the facts, you owe...

Hawley, Risch Introduce Bill to Secure Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers Amid Uptick in Violence

This week U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) joined a bill led by Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho) – the Pregnancy Center Security Act – to enhance security for pro-life pregnancy centers and to protect staff and patients from violence and extremism. The legislation will establish a grant program for pregnancy-help organizations to implement security upgrades, including the installation of security cameras and systems.

Following the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health...

Hawley Demands Answers From Garland Over Extraordinary Force Used by FBI to Arrest Pro-Life Activist

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers on reports the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) sent as many as 25 armed agents to arrest a pro-life activist following a local dispute outside of an abortion clinic. Senator Hawley also called on Garland to answer for repeatedly weaponizing the FBI and other arms of the federal government against political opponents.

Read the full letter here or below.

September 26, 2022

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Hawley Demands Answers from Google on Apparent Efforts to Punish Pregnancy Resource Centers

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) wrote to Google CEO Sundar Pichai demanding answers on Google's apparent attempts to throttle the online ads and reach of pregnancy resource centers. 

Senator Hawley wrote, "I am concerned that, in the name of providing 'clarity' in search results, your company is deliberately limiting pregnancy resource centers’ outreach efforts. By doing so, Google has joined the far left’s campaign to punish pregnancy resource centers, following the Supreme Court’s ruling in ...

Senator Hawley Asks SBA to Explain Planned Parenthood Loans Scandal

Following reports that Planned Parenthood received at least $80 million in loans intended for small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza requesting an explanation from the SBA and an outline of the steps they are taking to correct their error.

Senator Hawley Statement on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Following Democrats’ successful filibuster of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, Senator Josh Hawley released the following statement:

“Protecting the most vulnerable members of our society should not be a partisan issue. We’re talking about newborn babies. Every person has equal dignity and worth, and every life is worth fighting for no matter how small. It’s as simple as that,” said Senator Hawley. “It’s a disgrace that Democrats have tried to make the issue of life so...

Senator Hawley Commends Missourians Participating in March for Life

“It’s incredible to see people of all ages and backgrounds, from Missouri and across the country, who have made the trek to our nation’s capital to speak their hearts, their minds, their faith – to tell their elected leaders that this nation was founded on the dignity of every person and that every life is worth fighting for. I am proud to stand for the right to life. Always.”