Hawley Demands House Leadership Vote to Reauthorize RECA Before Compensation for Nuclear Radiation Victims Expires

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) spoke on the Senate floor, calling for the House of Representatives to immediately reauthorize and expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). RECA funding—which is set to expire on June 7—compensates American victims whom the federal government has poisoned through its nuclear testing programs.

Senator Hawley specifically addressed Speaker Mike Johnson, urging him to send RECA to the House floor before it is too late:

"There's only one month...

Hawley Demands Biden DOJ Investigation into Illegal Dark Money Funding of Anti-Israel College Groups

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, pressing President Biden's Department of Justice to investigate the third-party funding behind the violent, coordinated antisemitic protests currently plaguing college campuses across the country.

"Earlier this week, Politico detailed the vast amounts of dark money subsidizing this mayhem. Their report found that key groups backing the campus protests—like Jewish Voice for Peace and IfNotNow—received...

Hawley Exposes Interior Secretary Haaland for Department Meetings with Dark Money Groups that Fund Far Left Climate Policies

Today in a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) questioned Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland over reports that her agency has met with foreign dark-money groups that actively fund left-wing environmental initiatives. 

"Is it common practice at your department to meet with dark-money groups off the books and conceal it from the public?" asked Senator Hawley.

Senator Hawley continued to press Secretary Haaland on the question of...

Hawley, Luján Urge Speaker Johnson to Send RECA to House Floor Before Compensation Funds for Nuclear Radiation Victims Expire

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) joined Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) in sending a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Speaker Mike Johnson, urging House leadership to immediately reauthorize and expand theRadiation Exposure Compensation Reauthorization Act (RECA) before compensation for radiation victims expires on June 7, 2024.

"Between 1945 and 1992, the U.S. conducted 206 above-ground nuclear weapons tests, dispersing radioactive material across vast swathes of the nation," wrote the...

WATCH: Hawley & Missouri Advocates Join Bret Baier’s Special Report on Fight to Reauthorize RECA Before Compensation Funds Expire

Last night, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) spoke with Fox News, updating viewers on his fight to reauthorize the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) and compensate Missourians whom the federal government has poisoned by failing to properly dispose of radioactive waste from its nuclear testing programs. In the first segment of a four-part series, Senator Hawley joined members of grassroots advocacy group "Just Moms" in detailing the brunt of the burden Missourians have borne for decades...

Hawley Introduces Amendment to Halt Expansion of FBI's Surveillance Authority into Americans' Lives

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released the following statements, warning against a new power grab by the FBI through Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) section 702 reauthorization—which the House of Representatives has already passed and the Senate is currently negotiating. Senator Hawley announced the introduction of an amendment to protect Americans from this further government overreach.

Senator Hawley has repeatedly condemned the FBI for abusing its authority to surveil...

Hawley Calls for Granholm Resignation Over Stock Trading Lies & Dark Money Connections

Today in a hearing of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) blasted Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm for lying about her personal stock holdings and for presiding over a culture of corruption where senior DOE employees trade and own stocks related to the agency’s work. Hawley also pressed Granholm on her connection to dark money organizations funded by billionaires. 

"You are presiding over institutionalized corruption in...

'Total Failure': Hawley Reacts to Spending Bill Neglecting Radiation Victims

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released the following statements after his legislation to reauthorize and expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) was left out of the upcoming government funding legislation:

Senate Passes Hawley Legislation to Compensate Victims of Government Radiation with Strong Bipartisan Support

Today the U.S. Senate passed Senator Josh Hawley's (R-Mo.) legislation to reauthorize and expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA), by a vote of 69-30.

"This isn’t about a handout. This isn’t about some kind of welfare program. This is about doing basic justice by the working people of this nation, whom their own government has poisoned. This is the day when we break the cycle of lies from the government, when we break the cycle of passing the buck and irresponsibility from the...

Hawley Blasts USACE Following News of Nuclear Radiation in Residential Homes

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) General Scott Spellmon and Colonel Andy Pannier following reports of more radioactive contamination around residential properties in the St. Louis region.

"Decades of radioactive contamination have devastated the Coldwater Creek region of St. Louis. And this week witnessed yet another nightmare scenario: your disclosure that this contamination may extend beneath residents’ homes. [...] I have repeatedly...