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  • Washington D.C. — The members of the Congressional Oversight Commission have published their thirteenth report. It is available for review here. The Commission's twelve previous reports are also available for review at the Congressional Oversight Commission’s website. The Congressional Oversight Commission is a five-person, bipartisan panel that was established by the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement in opposition to the nomination of Kristen Clarke to lead the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division:  “The Civil Rights Division is among the most powerful and important prosecutorial teams at the Department of Justice. I am disappointed that President Biden and Senate Democrats have... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and U.S. Representative Kevin Brady (R-Texas-8) are urging the Biden administration to take a strong line against waste, fraud, and abuse of new Obamacare subsidies.  Toomey, Brady, and 26 of their colleagues sent a letter to the Biden administration late last week imploring them to exercise greater oversight of the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C.— United States Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.) introduced the Preventing Foreign Attempts to Erode Healthcare Innovation Act to prevent the Biden administration from relinquishing intellectual property (IP) protections on COVID-19 vaccines, a move that would undermine American innovation while doing nothing to actually increase the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) this week re-introduced a measure – the Thin Blue Line Act – to ensure that criminals face the strongest possible repercussions in federal cases when they kill or attempt to kill local law enforcement officers. Senator Toomey previously introduced this legislation in May 2019.  “When a police officer loses his or her... Read More
  • Washington, D.C.  – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement after he and a group of his Republican colleagues met with President Biden in the Oval Office:  “Today’s meeting with President Biden on a potential bipartisan infrastructure package was productive. Congress and the Biden administration can come together and enact a bipartisan... Read More
  • Washington, D.C.  – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) joined Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and 42 of his Republican colleagues in sending a letter urging President Biden to stand with Israel as Iranian-backed terrorists continue a deadly assault against the nation. The Biden Administration is currently pursuing negotiations with Iran, even floating the potential of... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) are once again working together to provide greater assistance to individuals who have struggled with opioid misuse and abuse. The Improving Medicaid Programs’ Response to Overdose Victims and Enhancing (IMPROVE) Addiction Care Act would require state Medicaid programs to use jointly-funded drug... Read More
  • Washington, D.C.  – As National Police Week 2021 continues, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and U.S. Representative Fred Keller (Pa.-12) have announced that they are re-introducing Eric's Law, a bill that aims to deliver justice to victims and their families in federal death penalty cases.  Eric's Law is named for Eric Williams, a federal correctional officer who... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) announcement that it supports waiving patent protections on COVID-19 vaccines:  “America should help developing nations access, administer, and produce COVID-19 vaccines.  “However, this can be accomplished without forcing... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement after President Biden's address to the Joint Session of Congress:  “At his Inauguration, President Biden called for national unity while stressing that he would be a president for all Americans – not just those who supported him. To date, these words have rung hollow. The Biden White House... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) today announced that the Heartland Fabrication, LLC in Brownsville, Pennsylvania has been awarded a $982,954 grant through the Maritime Administration (MARAD) Small Shipyard Grant Program. Senator Toomey wrote a letter supporting the grant application. “Heartland Fabrication plays a vital role in supporting the inland... Read More
  • Washington D.C. –U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) are working together to help victims of sexual assault.  The bipartisan pair is again pushing their Fairness for Rape Kit Backlog Survivors Act which would ensure that survivors of sexual assault have access to the same benefits as victims of other crimes.  As a result of... Read More
  • Washington D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) joined three of his Republican colleagues today in unveiling a framework to improve the nation’s infrastructure. The Republican infrastructure framework, which includes $568 billion in infrastructure investments over a five-year period, will serve as a guide as the Senate continues to develop bipartisan bills that will... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) joined Squawk Box this morning to discuss the infrastructure plan being unveiled by Senate Republicans later today and John Kerry’s misguided attempt to browbeat banks into lending only to politically favored industries.  During the interview, Senator Toomey discussed the Senate Republican... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) joined David Westin on Bloomberg TV this afternoon to discuss how the American economy is recovering well from the COVID-19 pandemic, but that the proposed tax increases by the Biden administration and misguided fiscal policy could threaten a return to the pre-pandemic economy.  During the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement: “Today, Derek Chauvin was convicted by a jury of his peers of the murder of George Floyd. My sympathies remain with the Floyd family. While nothing can cure the hurt the Floyd family lives with every day, I do hope this verdict brings them a degree of solace.”  ### Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and U.S. Congressman Jodey Arrington (R-Texas) are teaming up to help ensure America’s economic recovery continues, wages keep rising, and employers keep hiring. The Accelerate Long-Term Investment Growth Now (ALIGN) Act makes permanent the full and immediate expensing provision of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) announced today that he is supporting a constitutional amendment to limit the Supreme Court of the United States to nine justices. The Supreme Court has had nine seats since 1869.  “The job of a Supreme Court justice is to act as a neutral umpire who applies the law, including the Constitution, as written,” said... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. –  U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement after President Biden imposed new sanctions on Russia: “The sanctions announced by the White House this morning are a welcome step to hold Moscow accountable for its ongoing aggression. But to fully punish Putin for his malevolent behavior, the U.S. must sanction Nord Stream II and halt... Read More
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