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...

Hawley Announces SOTU Guest: St. Louis-area Advocate for Radiation Victims

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced he will bring Dawn Chapman—co-founder of the grassroots advocacy group Just Moms in St. Louis and longtime advocate for victims of nuclear contamination in the region—to this Thursday's State of the Union address.

Senator Hawley's announcement comes after he secured a standalone vote this week on his legislation to reauthorize the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act and finally compensate victims of radioactive waste in Missouri and across the...

Hawley Secures Senate Vote on RECA Reauthorization

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) has secured a vote on his legislation to reauthorize the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) next week. Senator Hawley’s legislation would reauthorize RECA—which is set to expire this spring—and finally compensate victims of radioactive waste in the St. Louis and St. Charles region. Without this critical funding, American victims of government-caused radiation will be denied the compensation they need to treat diseases and cancers caused by the federal...

Hawley Urges Colleagues to Reauthorize Radiation Compensation Program for American Victims Before Funding Expires

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to his Republican colleagues in the Senate, urging them to reauthorize the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) which is set to expire this spring. Without this critical funding, American victims of Manhattan Project-era radiation will be denied the compensation they need to treat diseases and cancers caused by the federal government’s nuclear waste.

"It is our duty to reauthorize and update RECA this spring. I emphasize that this is...

Hawley Votes Against Senate Leadership's Bill to Bankroll Ukraine While Overlooking Nuclear Radiation Victims in U.S.

This morning Senator Hawley voted against the multibillion-dollar foreign aid package put forth by Senate leadership, criticizing the legislation for fueling the U.S. Defense Industrial Complex while neglecting to compensate nuclear-radiation victims at home, within America's own borders.

Last night Senator Hawley spoke on the Senate floor where he blasted Senate leadership for prioritizing unchecked military aid for Ukraine's war and the country's private sector over funding for American...

Hawley to Garland: Invoke the 25th or Prosecute Biden

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released the following statements, urging Attorney General Merrick Garland to lead his fellow Cabinet members in invoking the 25th Amendment in light of Special Counsel Robert K. Hur’s report highlighting President Biden's lack of mental fitness, and its link to the Special Counsel’s decision not to prosecute the president for his willful mishandling of classified documents.

Senator Hawley also reacted to President Biden's effort to rebut Special Counsel Hur's...