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Rep. Baird Releases Statement on the So-Called "Inflation Reduction Act"

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Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) released the following statement on the so-called Inflation Reduction Act: “Today, Speaker Pelosi rubber-stamped President Biden's and Senator Schumer’s “Inflation Reduction Act.” Unfortunately, this legislation will do nothing to reduce the steady march of disastrous inflation punishing the Hoosiers of my district. “Only to Democrats in…

Baird Releases Statement on FBI Raid of Mar-a-Lago

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) released the following statement on the FBI's raid of former President Trump's residence in Mar-a-Lago: “The raid on a former president’s home is unprecedented in American history," Congressman Baird said. "Regardless of any ongoing investigations, weaponizing any Federal agency against political opponents…

Baird Mathematical and Statistical Modeling Education Act Passes the House

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) announced that his bill, the Mathematical and Statistical Modeling Education Act, passed the U.S. House of Representatives. “As a PhD scientist, I know how critical STEM education is to maintaining America’s competitive edge, yet many students lack proficiency and confidence in their mathematical and statistical problem-solving…

House Passes Baird and Panetta Bipartisan Amendment to Promote Biotech Innovation

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Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) and Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) introduced an amendment to the Agriculture, Rural Development, and FDA appropriations bill that directs the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to modernize its regulatory process for new products produced through techniques like gene editing.  “As America’s researchers continue to develop innovative products,…

Baird Celebrates Victory in Fight for the Unborn

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Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “I have long believed that the Supreme Court’s decision to claim authority over the rights of the unborn was one of the darkest moments in its history; today’s decision represents not only a great victory in the fight to preserve life at…

Baird Releases Statement on the Safer Communities Act

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Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) released the following statement: “It is my sworn duty to protect our Constitutional rights and to consider policy to protect our communities, too,” said Congressman Baird. "Unfortunately, I don’t believe this legislation would prevent future firearm-related tragedies like the ones we’ve recently experienced, but I do believe…

Baird Introduces Legislation to Restart Border Wall Construction and Prevent Waste of Tax Dollars

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Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) introduced the Border Construction Materials Transfer Act, legislation which would require the federal government, through the Department of Homeland Security, to immediately transfer ownership of all construction materials already purchased for improving border security and staged along our Southern border to the state governments located on the…

Baird Releases Statement on Partisan January 6th Commission

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Baird (IN-04) released the following statement on the partisan January 6th Committee hearing: “In the days following January 6th, Congress had the opportunity to launch a thorough and bipartisan investigation to assess weaknesses in our security systems,” said Congressman Baird.  “While I join everyone in gratitude for the bravery of our law…

Baird Leads 55 Colleagues in Bipartisan Effort to Protect Farmers’ Access to Critical Crop Protection Tools

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Washington, D.C.— Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) along with Chairman Sanford Bishop (GA-02), and 54 of their colleagues sent bipartisan a letter to President Biden to protect farmers’ access to critical crop protection tools.  “At a time when American farmers and ranchers are faced with record input costs and shortages of critical inputs, the U.S. Solicitor General’s amicus…

Baird Applauds Multi-Billion Dollar Investment in West Central Indiana

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Washington, D.C.— Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) released the following statement after Eli Lilly and Company, Stellantis, and Samsung announced plans to invest $2.1 billion and $2.5 billion respectively in manufacturing sites in West Central Indiana. “This multi-billion-dollar investment in our community has the potential to create thousands of new jobs for Hoosiers and secures…