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Bucshon Honors our Nation’s Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08), a veteran of the Navy Reserve, released the following statement honoring America’s fallen heroes in observance of Memorial Day: “This Memorial Day, we remember those heroes who courageously gave their lives in service to our great nation. Our thoughts must also be with the families of these brave men and women because they, i...

Bucshon Protects Hoosiers from Fentanyl, Votes to Pass the HALT Fentanyl Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08) voted in support of the HALT Fentanyl Act which passed out of the House of Representatives by a 289-133 vote. This legislation will help our nation’s law enforcement get this highly lethal drug off our streets by making the temporary class-wide scheduling order for fentanyl-related substances permanent. In addition, this bill ...

Reps. Bucshon and Kelly’s Bipartisan Securing the U.S. Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Act Unanimously Approved by Energy & Commerce Committee

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WASHINGTON – This week, the Securing the U.S. Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Act, introduced by Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.-02) and Rep. Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08), was approved by a unanimous vote out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Reps. Bucshon and Kelly introduced this legislation in response to market concentration concerns managing organ distribution. The legisla...

VIDEO: Bucshon Stands Up for Hoosiers by Supporting the HALT Fentanyl Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08) spoke on the House Floor in support of the HALT Fentanyl Act. This critical legislation would help give law enforcement the tools it needs to get illicit fentanyl off our streets and protect Hoosier communities against losing a family member, friend, or loved one to this lethal drug. Click here or on the image below to watch D...

Bucshon, Bipartisan Members Introduce RIDE for Ukraine Act

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08), Mike Quigley (D-Ill.-05), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.-01), and Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio-09) recently introduced the REAL ID Eligibility (RIDE) for Ukraine Act to grant REAL ID-eligibility to Ukrainian refugees. Currently, Ukrainians fleeing the Russian invasion are ineligible for REAL ID-compliant documents, including driver’s licenses an...

Bucshon Introduces Bill to Improve Wireless Connectivity in Indiana

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08) introduced the Wireless Resiliency and Flexible Investment Act of 2023 to improve and increase wireless connectivity in communities across Indiana and America. This legislation would codify Federal Communications Commission (FCC) policies intending to streamline the ability of wireless providers to modify their existing wirele...

Bucshon Issues Statement Opposing the Administration’s Rush-To-Green Agenda, Protecting Hoosier Jobs

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U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08) released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed PM2.5 Air Quality regulation for power plants that was released yesterday. “As part of the Biden Administration’s rush-to-green agenda, the EPA has proposed a new rule that could shut down power plants across the nation and jeopardize access to re...

Dr. Bucshon Votes to Secure the Border

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U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08) released the following statement on H.R. 2, the Secure the Border Act, after it passed out of the House of Representatives this afternoon. This legislation is a meaningful first step toward securing our southern border and addressing the national security and humanitarian crisis occurring there. Title 42 authorities end today alongside the end of...

Dr. Bucshon Announces Winner of 2023 Eighth District Congressional Art Competition

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EVANSVILLE – Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08) announced the 2023 winners of the Eighth District Congressional Art Competition, which is part of a nationwide visual art competition to recognize the artistic endeavors of high school students. These pieces were chosen among 68 submissions from across Indiana’s Eighth District. “The annual Congressional Art Competition is a great way to sho...

WSJ: What Is the Debt Ceiling and How Does It Work?

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House Republicans passed a bill proposing to raise the nation’s $31.4 trillion borrowing limit in exchange for deep cuts in government spending. But with President Biden’s reluctance to make cuts, the bill faces an uncertain future. Congress must raise the debt ceiling before the government runs out of money to pay its bills, which could happen as soon as June 1, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen an...

Bucshon, Ruiz Introduce Bill to Facilitate Doctors’ Ability to Assist During Disasters

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WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Representatives Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08) and Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-Calif.-25) introduced the Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2023. This bill would expand liability protections for doctors who choose to volunteer during national or public health emergencies. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) loosened regulatio...

Bucshon, Costa, Murphy, Correa Introduce Resolution Honoring April as National Donate Life Month

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U.S. Representatives Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08), Jim Costa (D-Calif.-21), Greg Murphy, M.D. (R-N.C.-03) Lou Correa (D-Calif.-46) introduced a resolution designating April as “National Donate Life Month,” honoring all Americans who are registered organ and tissue donors for helping save lives. “During my time as a doctor, I worked with transplant patients and saw firsthand how organ donation i...

Bucshon, Western Caucus Introduce Legislation to Promote All-Of-The-Above Energy

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U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon, M.D. joined 30 members of the Congressional Western Caucus in introducing a resolution expressing the sense of Congress that an “all of the above” energy plan is the most viable approach to American energy independence. “Implementing an ‘All of the Above’ energy strategy will help keep the lights on, rates down, and emissions low for Hoosiers and all Americans,” ...

Bucshon Votes to Pass the Limit, Save, Grow Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08) released the following statement after voting on H.R. 2811, the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023, which will responsibly raising the debt ceiling by limiting Washington’s irresponsible spending, saving taxpayer dollars, and growing the American economy. “President Biden and Washington Democrats’ reckless spending binge over the p...

Hoosiers in West Central Indiana Receive FEMA Assistance after Severe Storms and Tornados

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WASHINGTON – Representative Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.-08) releases statement after FEMA Assistance was granted to West Central Indiana. “The storms that tore through West Central Indiana devasted communities in Indiana’s 8thDistrict and across the Hoosier state. Now with the necessary assistance from the federal government, communities like Sullivan and others can begin to rebuild,” said Dr. Bucshon. ...