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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Democrat Blocks Hawley Effort to Pass Bipartisan Bill to Hold Big Tech Accountable & Crack Down on Child Sex Abuse Material Online

Tonight U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) delivered remarks on the Senate floor and called for unanimous consent on bipartisan legislation to crack down on the proliferation of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online. The STOP CSAM Act would empower victims to bring civil suits against Big Tech platforms that knowingly host CSAM content.

"These companies are the most profitable companies in the world. They are the biggest companies in the history of the world [...] Here they are making hand...

Hawley Hammers McKinsey, Blasts Company for its China Ties & Role in Opioid Epidemic

Today in a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee hearing on foreign influence in the United States, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) called out McKinsey & Company for its litany of contracts with companies engaged with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

"If [McKinsey] is going to advise foreign nations who are hostile to us and make gobs of money off of them, why should you be getting U.S. government contracts?" Senator Hawley asked Bob Sternfels, Global Managing Partner of...

Hawley Op-Ed: The Border Bill’s Assault on American Workers

By U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) | Feb. 5, 2024 | Compact Magazine

This week, the Senate is supposedly voting on the biggest immigration overhaul in decades.  That is a polite way of saying that US workers are on the chopping block. The Senate’s “border deal” is a terrible bargain hashed out behind closed doors, one that sells out the American working class in favor of illegal immigrants, the biggest corporations, and Wall Street.  

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America’s big corporations want cheap labor. They don’t...

Zuckerberg Fallout: Hawley to Call for Unanimous Consent on Legislation Giving Victims of Exploitation the Right to Sue Big Tech

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced that he will go to the U.S. Senate floor next week and call for unanimous consent on legislation giving victims of sexual exploitation online the right to sue social media platforms.

Hawley Challenges Zuckerberg to Put His Money Where His Mouth is: Compensate Online Exploitation Victims

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a new letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today, calling on the billionaire to establish a compensation fund for victims of online exploitation across Meta's platforms. During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing yesterday, Senator Hawley pressed Zuckerberg about child exploitation on his social media platforms, forcing the Big Tech CEO to apologize his lack of action to protect children online.

"According to your company’s own internal metrics, within a...

Hawley Blasts TikTok CEO Over App's Spying on Americans: "Why should you not be banned in the United States of America?"

Today in a Senate Judiciary hearing, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) challenged TikTok CEO Shou Chew on his app's monitoring of Americans and its harvesting of their personal data, describing the platform as an espionage arm of the Chinese Communist Party.

"Every single one of those Americans are in danger from the fact that [TikTok] tracks their keystrokes, [TikTok] tracks their app usage, [TikTok] tracks their location data,"said Senator Hawley. "And we know that all of that information can...

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.

Despite being...

Hawley Urges Oscars to Recognize American Victims of Nuclear Testing, as "Oppenheimer" Film Reaps Honors

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to the Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences urging them to recognize American victims of nuclear testing as they prepare for the 2024 Academy Awards. Senator Hawley's letter comes as the Academy announced the 2023 summer blockbuster "Oppenheimer"—which chronicles the Manhattan Project's nuclear testing—is the leading film, receiving 13 award nominations.

"As you continue preparations for the ceremony on March 10, I write to...