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  • Allentown, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement after Judge Matthew Brann’s decision to dismiss the Trump campaign’s lawsuit challenging the election results in Pennsylvania:  “With today’s decision by Judge Matthew Brann, a longtime conservative Republican whom I know to be a fair and unbiased jurist, to dismiss the Trump... Read More
  • Allentown, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announcing that the Fed will return unused CARES Act funding to the Treasury:   “I appreciate Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell agreeing to return unused CARES Act funds as part of the statutorily prescribed wind down of the emergency... Read More
  • Allentown, Pa. - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement on today’s decision by the Treasury Secretary to cease operation of the CARES Act’s temporary, emergency lending facilities: “I applaud Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s decision to wind down, by year-end, the CARES Act’s temporary, emergency lending facilities, as Congress intended and the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Jim Carroll, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), today convened a virtual roundtable on efforts to combat the opioid epidemic. You can watch the full roundtable here. The video is available for download and use on-air here. While progress has been made in recent years to stem the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – As part of a forum hosted by The Heritage Foundation and the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) announced that he will be introducing a Senate resolution in support of a free trade agreement between the United States and Taiwan.  During the forum, Senator Toomey said the following:  “We’ve got a particularly attractive... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) have introduced the Fairness for Rape Kit Backlog Survivors Act of 2020 to ensure that survivors of sexual assault have fair access to benefits for crime victims. As a result of rape kit backlogs across the country, many survivors of sexual assault lose eligibility to apply for... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – As the worst pandemic in a century ravages nursing homes and long-term care facilities, U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.) are introducing a bipartisan bill to enhance accountability among the Nation’s poorest performing nursing homes. This national tragedy has reinforced the urgent need to improve care quality in a subset of nursing... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is working to restore the federal Crime Victims Fund to its original intended purpose: helping victims of crime. Senator Toomey’s newly introduced Fairness for Crime Victims Act would ensure that money deposited into the Crime Victims Fund goes to crime victims, and is not abused by congressional appropriators as a tool to... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – The bipartisan Congressional Oversight Commission issued the following statement on the Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility: “The Commission notes that pursuant to the Fed’s November 9, 13(3) facility update the Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF) is still purchasing approximately $20 million worth of corporate bonds per day.... Read More
  • Allentown, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement on the media’s projection of the election outcome:“President Trump and former Vice President Biden have run hard, spirited campaigns that have inspired record civic engagement. I applaud both of them for their desire to serve our nation.“Today’s announcement by the media of the election’s... Read More
  • Allentown, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement on the 2020 election:“All votes that comply with Pennsylvania law must be counted, regardless of how long the process takes. However, any ballots arriving after 8:00 PM on Election Day should be segregated in case the U.S. Supreme Court decides to correct the unconstitutional decision by the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. - The members of the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Commission have published their sixth report. It is available for review here.The Commission's five previous reports are also available for review at the Congressional Oversight Commission’s website. The Congressional Oversight Commission is a five-person panel that was established by the CARES Act.... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – Following a night of rioting and looting in Philadelphia, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the below statement: “While Americans have the right to peacefully protest, no one has the right to riot and loot. The unacceptable violence in Philadelphia last night underscores the need for elected officials to support our law enforcement officers who... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement after voting to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court:“I was proud to join my colleagues in confirming Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court today. Judge Barrett clearly has the intelligence, experience, and character needed to serve on our nation’s... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is pushing a new measure to increase the affordability of long-term care insurance. Senator Toomey’s Long-Term Care Affordability Act would allow individuals to pay up to $2,500 each year for long-term care insurance with their 401k, 403b, and IRAs without a tax penalty. “For too many Americans approaching retirement, the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health Care, are once again working together to improve care for Alzheimer’s patients and expand resources for caregivers.In a letter to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, the pair shares a number of... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement after meeting today with Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett:“This afternoon, I had the pleasure to meet with Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Our meeting, along with her record and recent confirmation hearing, affirmed for me that Judge Barrett clearly has the intellect,... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. - The members of the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Commission have published their fifth report. It is available for review here.The Commission's four previous reports are also available for review at the Congressional Oversight Commission’s website. Last month, the Congressional Oversight Commission hosted its second public hearing, examining the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the Administration’s first report required by the Senators’ recently enacted legislation, the Hong Kong Autonomy Act. The report identifies individuals undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy.“The intent of communist China’s national security law is to crush the autonomy and... Read More
  • Allentown, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement at the conclusion of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s question and answer session with the Senate Judiciary Committee:“During the past three days, Judge Amy Coney Barrett has impressively shown, time and again, why the American Bar Association has rated her well qualified to serve as a Supreme Court... Read More
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