Tag Archives: Senator Bill Hagerty

Hagerty, Vance Introduce Legislation to Ban Sanctuary Cities from Receiving Housing Grants

WASHINGTON—United States Senators Bill Hagerty (R-TN), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, and JD Vance (R-OH) introduced the No Community Development Block Grants for Sanctuary Cities Act, legislation to amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to prevent sanctuary cities from receiving federal housing grants.“Cities that encourage illegal immigration …

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Hagerty Seeks Commitment from FDIC to Remain Free of Politically-Motivated Decisions

Congratulates Tennessean nominee Jonathan McKernan WASHINGTON—United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, today in a hearing extracted a commitment from Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chair Martin Gruenberg not to weaponize the FDIC to target industries to which the Biden Administration may be ideologically opposed, such as …

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Hagerty, Warner Introduce Updated Emergency Funding Bill to Protect U.S. Supreme Court Justices

Bill provides supplemental security funding requested by Court and U.S. Marshals WASHINGTON—United States Senators Bill Hagerty (R-TN), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Mark Warner (D-VA), Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, today introduced legislation that provides an additional $10.3 million to the U.S. Marshals Service and $9.1 …

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Hagerty, Hawley, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Restore American Energy Independence, End Reliance on Foreign Nations

WASHINGTON—United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Banking Committees, has joined Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) in introducing the American Energy Independence Act of 2022, which reverses President Joe Biden’s shutdown of the American energy sector and returns American energy to full production. Immediately following Russia’s invasion of …

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Hagerty Statement on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

NASHVILLE, TN—United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) today released the following statement commemorating the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday: “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s staunch advocacy unified Americans to stand strong against injustice. Dr. King catalyzed the tide-shifting movement that created a future defined by liberty and justice for …

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Hagerty Statement on Nomination of Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell

Official portrait of Governor Jerome H. Powell. Mr. Powell took office on May 25, 2012, to fill an unexpired term ending January 31, 2014…For more information, visit http://www.federalreserve.gov/aboutthefed/bios/board/powell.htm NASHVILLE, TN—United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, today released the following statement on President Joe …

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Hagerty Video Message Honoring Veterans Day

NASHVILLE, TN—United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) today released the following message and video honoring our nation’s heroes on Veterans Day: “The love of country—especially that which compels one to put aside his or her own personal ambitions and step into a life of military service—is a virtue that must never be discounted. …

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Hagerty, Rubio, Colleagues write to Sec Def Demanding Accountability for U.S. Military Equipment Abandoned in Afghanistan

An Afghan soldier walking past Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles, or MRAPs, which were left at Bagram. Rahmat Gul/AP Photo NASHVILLE, TN—United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, today joined Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and 23 other colleagues …

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