Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) voiced his support for the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) announcement that it will launch an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook to seek the divestiture of Instagram and WhatsApp from the powerful tech giant. This comes as 46 state attorneys general announced today that they are launching a similar lawsuit of their own.
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced he will not consent to a vote on the NDAA unless the Senate votes on $2,000 in direct assistance for working Americans.
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley voted in favor of Covid relief legislation only because it contains direct assistance for working Americans. Senator Hawley said that the assistance was a fraction of what it should be but is desperately needed for millions of Americans.
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) spoke on the Senate floor regarding proposed direct payments of $600 per person and $600 per child in Congress’s proposed Coivd relief package, which he called “hardly adequate.” Senator Hawley criticized plans to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on things like the World Health Organization and the Export-Import Bank before giving anything to working Americans.
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced he would demand an up-or-down vote tomorrow on his stand-alone legislation to provide direct relief to working Americans. Senator Hawley’s bill would provide a one-time payment of $1,200 to individuals, $2,400 to couples filing jointly, and $500 per child.
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) delivered a speech on the Senate floor demanding that any Covid relief package Congress passes include immediate direct relief to working families. Senator Hawley highlighted stories from Missourians in need and said Congress should not leave Washington until direct assistance is on the way.
U.S. Senators Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced a bipartisan amendment to must-pass legislation to be considered by Congress providing immediate direct payments to working-class Americans. Like the CARES Act, which passed Congress unanimously and was signed into law by President Trump, the amendment would provide a $1,200 direct payment for all adults and $500 per child.
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) spoke on the Senate floor regarding the unanimous passage of his bipartisan legislation to improve the safety of duck boats following the 2018 tragedy on Table Rock Lake. Sen. Hawley’s legislation, introduced in April 2019, would authorize previously-outlined National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommendations and is cosponsored by Senators Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.).
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced the introduction of the Emergency Direct Payments for Families and Workers Act to provide a second round of stimulus checks to qualifying Americans. Senator Hawley’s bill would provide a one-time payment of $1,200 to individuals, $2,400 to couples filing jointly, and $500 per child. Eligibility standards and income thresholds are exactly the same as the CARES Act passed in March.
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced the Survivors of Human Trafficking Fight Back Act to create a private cause of action allowing victims of rape and sex trafficking, as well as individuals whose intimate images are distributed without their consent, to sue pornographic websites that profit off their exploitation. Senator Hawley’s bill is cosponsored by Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.).