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.

Senators Hawley, Blunt Cosponsor National Police Week Resolution

“While others run away from danger, police officers are the first to run towards it. They have seen horrible crime and tragedy, yet they still put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities safe. While we can never thank them enough for their service, this week we honor the brave men and women lost in the line of duty and express our gratitude to those who continue to diligently serve and protect our communities.”

Senators Hawley, Markey, Blumenthal, Durbin Call for FTC Investigation into Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition

In a bipartisan effort, Senators Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) sent a letter today calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate new evidence of Amazon violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) with its Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition, a digital assistant targeted to children.

Cotton, Hawley, Colleagues Introduce Resolution Marking Iran Deal Withdrawal Anniversary

"The Iran nuclear deal was one of the single worst foreign policy disasters in recent memory. It severely threatened our closest allies and rewarded our worst adversaries by giving them a fast track toward acquiring nuclear weapons. I support the Administration’s maximum pressure campaign to hold Iran accountable for its sponsorship of terrorism, human rights abuses and leading role in the proliferation of chemical weapons.”

Senator Hawley to Introduce Legislation Banning Manipulative Video Game Features Aimed at Children

“Social media and video games prey on user addiction, siphoning our kids’ attention from the real world and extracting profits from fostering compulsive habits. No matter this business model’s advantages to the tech industry, one thing is clear: there is no excuse for exploiting children through such practices. When a game is designed for kids, game developers shouldn’t be allowed to monetize addiction. And when kids play games designed for adults, they should be walled off from compulsive...