Josh Hawley Op-Ed: Addiction is what Mark Zuckerberg is selling

Social media consumers are getting wise to the joke that when the product is free, they’re the ones being sold. But despite the growing threat of consumer exploitation, Washington still shrinks from confronting our social media giants. Why? Because the social giants have convinced the chattering class that America simply can’t do without them. Confront the industry, we’re told, and you might accidentally kill it — and with it, all the innovation it has (supposedly) brought to our society.

Senator Hawley Introduces Two Bills to Address Missouri River Flooding, Putting Farmers and Local Communities First

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley is introducing new legislation today to address persistent issues with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and this year’s devastating Missouri River flooding. The two bills prioritize Missouri families and businesses along the river, especially farmers who have been ignored by the Corps.

Sen. Hawley’s “Army Corps of Engineers Flood Control Civilian Advisory Council Act” would first ensure farmers have a seat at the table for Corps decision-making that directly impacts...

Senator Hawley to Introduce Legislation to Give the American People a “Do Not Track” Option

“Big tech companies collect incredible amounts of deeply personal, private data from people without giving them the option to meaningfully consent. They have gotten incredibly rich by employing creepy surveillance tactics on their users, but too often the extent of this data extraction is only known after a tech company irresponsibly handles the data and leaks it all over the internet. The American people didn't sign up for this, so I'm introducing this legislation to finally give them control...

Sen. Hawley Speaks with FEMA Acting Administrator, Urges Action on Missouri Request for Disaster Declaration

Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) had a phone call with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor this afternoon, urging the department to act on Governor Mike Parson’s request for a disaster declaration for the 13 counties in Missouri impacted by severe flooding. The Governor sent this request over three weeks ago and the Missouri delegation has urged the administration’s support.

Senator Hawley Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Support First Responders

"FEMA's decision to bar federal employees from participating in US&R task forces doesn't make any sense. We should be encouraging more people to help disaster victims, not less," said Senator Hawley. “This legislation makes it clear that federal employees willing to volunteer in US&R disaster relief efforts should be allowed to do so.”

Senator Hawley Delivers Maiden Speech in the Senate

Today Senator Josh Hawley delivered his maiden speech on the floor of the United States Senate. The maiden speech is a Senate tradition where new Senators set the tone for their term by taking to the floor to deliver their first major address.

ICYMI: Martha MacCallum and Geraldo Rivera on "creepy" Facebook

Last night on “The Story with Martha MacCallum,” Martha and guest Geraldo Rivera discussed the “creepiness” of big tech’s data collection and the addiction it has caused within society. In the clip, Martha mentions her recent conversation with Senator Hawley on these issues.