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  • The full text of the infrastructure proposal before congress can be read here. Read More
  • Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding the Department of Commerce's release of its four remaining section 232 "national security" reports to Congress: “Congress requires consultation and reporting for all trade powers delegated to the executive branch. I thank Secretary Raimondo and President Biden for making good on... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding his vote in support of the Emergency Security Supplemental: “I am grateful to the members of the U.S. Capitol Police and National Guard who protected our nation’s capital and ensured a democratic transfer of power. We also have a responsibility to protect Afghans who now face... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – United States Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement regarding his vote against proceeding to the infrastructure package:  “Once again today we were asked to proceed to legislation that does not yet exist. While a great deal of work has been done by my colleagues to reach this stage, there remains no text whatsoever. I still have... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – United States Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) are renewing their bipartisan effort along with Representatives Virginia Foxx (N.C.-05) and Danny Davis (Ill.-07) to rein in America's flawed sugar price support program. Yesterday, the bicameral group of lawmakers reintroduced the Fair Sugar Policy Act of 2021 to reform the federal... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is re-introducing a bill 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 401(k), 403(b), and IRAs without a tax penalty. “The onset of a chronic illness requiring... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding the nomination of David Cohen to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Canada:  “President Biden has made an outstanding decision in naming David Cohen to be ambassador to Canada, one of our closest and most important allies. David’s global business acumen and decades of experience on... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding his vote against proceeding to the yet to be finished infrastructure package:  “Senator Schumer’s decision to force a vote on a measure that does not yet exist doomed this procedural vote from the start. Despite this, I expect negotiators will continue to work towards an... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding his vote on the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act:  “By failing to adopt my amendment, the Senate missed a tremendous opportunity to guarantee Crime Victim Fund dollars actually reach victims of crime. While I am disappointed many voted to maintain the ability to... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – United States Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.),  Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) today introduced the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act, a bill to end the corn ethanol mandate in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The mandate requires annual increases in the amount of renewable fuel that must be blended into... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement announcing his plan to oppose David Chipman’s nomination to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF):  “Meaningful progress on gun safety will only be possible when members of Congress and the executive branch drop the politics and hyperbole and focus on the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) announced that Communications Director, Steve Kelly, will be leaving his office at the end of the week for an opportunity in the private sector.“Steve has long been a valued and integral member of my staff,” said Senator Toomey. “He has done a terrific job leading my communications operations, and throughout his... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding President Biden’s remarks in Philadelphia today:  “Suggesting that election integrity measures such as voter ID and prohibitions on ballot harvesting are reminiscent of Jim Crow is false, offensive, and trivializes a dark period of actual systemic racism in parts of America.... Read More
  • Wilkes-Barre, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) today announced that he will partner with State Senator John Yudichak to honor Korean War veterans with the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal. Senator Toomey is working with the Korean Consul General to provide medals for Korean War veterans residing in the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s 14th Senate district.... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding the Department of Commerce's release of its section 232 "national security" report on imported automobiles to Congress: “The Commerce Department has a statutory obligation to Congress, and to the American people, to release all of their Section 232 reports. That obligation... Read More
  • Philadelphia, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) today applauded a nearly $50 million federal grant for the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PhilaPort) to aid in its Southport Wharf Development and Port Expansion project.  “Congratulations to PhilaPort and the City of Philadelphia on the awarding of this substantial federal grant,” said Senator Toomey. “The... Read More
  • Allentown, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) today announced a $21 million federal grant to fund major improvements along Pennsylvania Route 61.  “Pre-pandemic, an average of 19,200 vehicles traveled on Pennsylvania Route 61 daily,” said Senator Toomey. “Not only does this road play a vital part in sustaining the economic development of Schuylkill County, but it also... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey released the following statement after voting in opposition to the so-called For the People Act:  “This highly flawed, partisan bill is not about ‘voting rights,’ or fighting disenfranchisement -  it is about Democrats’ longstanding efforts to usurp states’ rights in order to tip the scales of future elections in their... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey released the following statement regarding reports that the Biden administration will end Section 232 national security tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from the European Union (EU) by December 1, 2021:  “In the two years preceding the pandemic, the United States lost over 75,000 manufacturing jobs due to the Commerce... Read More
  • June 08, 2021

    Toomey Opposes USICA

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding his opposition to the United States Innovation and Competition Act: “This flawed bill is based on the premise that American economic competitiveness depends on government-directed spending on research and industrial policy. It spends over $200 billion on the already mature... Read More
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