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  • Rep. Jim Banks Introduces Bill to Protect Sensitive Academic Research from Foreign Threats
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Jim Banks Introduces Bill to Protect Sensitive Academic Research from Foreign Threats Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) released the following statement regarding new legislation he introduced, H.R. 1678, the Protect Our Universities Act of 2019. This legislation is designed to reduce the spread of sensitive information to nations like China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea, by limiting access to the United States’ most sensitive national security-related academic resear... Read more

  • Rep. Jim Banks: Trump Budget is a Step in the Right Direction Toward Fiscal Sanity
    Posted in Press Releases on March 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Jim Banks: Trump Budget is a Step in the Right Direction Toward Fiscal Sanity Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2020. Congressman Banks serves as Chairman of the Republican Study Committee (RSC) Budget and Spending Task Force. Said Rep. Banks, “Today, President Trump released a budget framework that delivers on major priorities for the American people and is a step in the r... Read more

  • Rep. Jim Banks: H.R. 1 is an Unconstitutional Power-Grab by Democrats
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Jim Banks: H.R. 1 is an Unconstitutional Power-Grab by Democrats Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) released the following statement regarding his NO vote on H.R. 1. Said Rep. Banks, “Speaker Pelosi and the Democrats came to power promising transparency and power to the people. Instead, they gave us an unconstitutional power grab for greedy politicians. I don’t expect my political opponents to fund my campaign, but H.R. 1’s 600 percent taxpayer-matched payment to campai... Read more

  • Rep. Jim Banks Reintroduces Education Savings Accounts for Military Families Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Jim Banks Reintroduces Education Savings Accounts for Military Families Act Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) released the following statement regarding the reintroduction of his bill which would provide military families with access to more educational opportunities and the ability to customize their child’s education. Read the full bill text here. Said Rep. Banks, “Ensuring the security of the nation is the most important job of the federal government. Unfortunately,... Read more

  • Rep. Jim Banks Appointed to Naval Academy Board of Visitors and NATO Parliamentary Assembly Delegation
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statements regarding Rep. Banks’ selection to serve on both the U.S. Naval Academy’s Board of Visitors, as well as the United States Delegation to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Parliamentary Assembly. Said Rep. Banks, “Officers graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy are the future leaders that our country will rely upon for safety and security, and I’m g... Read more

  • Rep. Jim Banks Visits White House to Talk RSC Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) released the following statement regarding his meeting at the White House with Republican Study Committee (RSC) Chairman Mike Johnson (LA-04) and fellow RSC Task Force Chairmen. Rep. Banks currently serves as Chairman of the RSC Budget and Spending Task Force, which is responsible for producing the only serious, conservative budget in Congress. Said Rep. Banks, “Today, I told President Trump of my commitment to work with him to help rein in... Read more

  • Rep. Jim Banks Urges Administration to Confront the Rise of Extremism in Bangladesh
    Posted in Press Releases on March 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Jim Banks Urges Administration to Confront the Rise of Extremism in Bangladesh Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) released the following statement on his legislation, H. Res. 160, concerning the threats that theocratic groups operating in South Asia pose to democracy and human rights. The resolution also calls for an end to all support for the Islamic extremist group, Jamaat-e-Islami, which has attacked religious minority groups including Christians, Buddhists, and Hind... Read more

  • Rep. Jim Banks Selected as “True Blue Member” by FRC Action
    Posted in Press Releases on March 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Jim Banks Selected as “True Blue Member” by FRC Action Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) and Tony Perkins, the President of Family Research Council (FRC) Action released the following statements regarding Rep. Banks’ recognition as a “True Blue Member.” This distinction was awarded to Rep. Banks for his 100% pro-life and pro-family voting record. Said Rep. Banks, “I am honored to receive this recognition from an organization dedicated to protecting life, religious free... Read more

  • Rep. Jim Banks to Speak at Event on Market-Based Alternatives to “Medicare for All”
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Jim Banks to Speak at Event on Market-Based Alternatives to “Medicare for All” Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) will join Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) and Avik Roy, President, The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity (FREOPP) for a discussion on market-based alternatives to “Medicare for All,” including Rep. Banks’ bill, the Hospital Competition Act of 2019. Who: Congressman Jim Banks What: A Discussion on Market-Based Alternatives to “Medicare for A... Read more

  • Rep. Jim Banks Announces U.S. Service Academy Day
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Jim Banks Announces U.S. Service Academy Day Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) announced that he will be hosting a U.S. Service Academy Day for students and parents/guardians interested in attending one of America’s service academies. Who: Congressman Jim Banks and United States Service Academies What: U.S. Service Academy Day When: Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at 10:30am – 12:30pm ET. Doors open at 10:00am. Where: Air National Guard Base, 3005 Ferguson Road, Fort Wayne,... Read more

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