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Rep. Baird Votes to Protect Americans from the Influence of Communist China

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Jim Baird (IN-04) voted in favor of H.R. 7521, legislation that will protect Americans and prevent foreign adversaries like Communist China from targeting, surveilling, and manipulating the American people through applications like TikTok. This legislation does not ban TikTok on American shores. Instead, it would require social media companies to divest…

Rep. Baird Announces Opening of 2024 Congressional Art Competition

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Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) announced the beginning of the 2024 Congressional Art Competition for students grades 7 through 12. The competition is open to all qualifying students in Indiana’s 4th Congressional District who are looking to display their artistic passions. “I’m pleased to announce that my office is currently accepting submissions for the 2024…

Rep. Baird Hosts Briefing on Agriculture Biotechnology

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Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Jim Baird (IN-04), Chair of the Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Research, and Biotechnology, held a joint briefing with Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chair Frank Lucas (OK-03) on the importance of agriculture biotechnology. The conversation focused on how biotechnology will unlock new innovations that will optimize our nation’s…

Rep. Baird Receives Agriculture Legislator of the Year Award

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the Agriculture Retailers Association (ARA) honored Rep. Jim Baird (IN-04) with the ‘Legislator of the Year’ award at its annual meeting. Each year, the ARA recognizes legislators who are championing the needs of American farmers and agriculture suppliers.  “Supporting American farmers means making sure they have access to affordable products and…

Rep. Baird Votes To Reject Temporary Government Funding Deal

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 7463, which would temporarily extend existing government spending. The current level of federal spending was set by Democrats when they controlled the House in 2022. “We cannot continue kicking the can down the road in Washington with temporary funding schemes that…

Rep. Baird Releases Statement After House Impeaches Mayorkas

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) issued the following statement after the House voted to impeach Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for deliberately failing to carry out his duties and being the chief architect of the border crisis. “Under the leadership of Secretary Mayorkas, the crisis at our southern border has become a festering…

Rep. Baird Remembers the Life and Legacy of Bill Northey

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) issued the following statement after news broke that former Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm Production and Conservation, Bill Northey, passed away yesterday at the age of 64.  “There are few people in American agriculture who have had a bigger impact than Bill Northey,” said Rep. Baird. “Bill was more than just an…

Rep. Baird Votes to Impeach Secretary Mayorkas

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) voted to impeach Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for willfully refusing to comply with federal immigration laws and breaching the public trust. This vote follows an almost year-long investigation by the House Committee on Homeland Security, which found that Mayorkas was “chiefly responsible” for the…

Rep. Baird Supports Impeachment of Secretary Mayorkas

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) issued the following statement supporting the Committee on Homeland Security’s decision to release articles of impeachment against Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. “Secretary Mayorkas has completely failed in his duty to secure the homeland and protect American lives,” said Rep. Baird. “He has…

Rep. Baird Votes Against Temporary Government Funding Bill, Demands Action on Border Security

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jim Baird (IN-04) voted against H.R. 2872, the Further Additional Continuing Appropriations and Other Extensions Act, also known as a Continuing Resolution (CR), due to President Biden’s failure to secure the border.  “We cannot continue business as usual in Washington while cartels and criminals have control of our southern border,” said…

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