“Yesterday, the President signed our bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law! I am proud to have helped negotiate this legislation, which includes historic investments to rebuild our nation’s crumbling physical infrastructure.”
The House passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. This bipartisan legislation is a win for Utah, as we will now be better positioned to meet transportation challenges, mitigate drought conditions, prepare for and respond to wildfires, expand broadband to rural communities, and fulfill critical water needs.
Senator Romney continued to prioritize listening to Utahns and advancing efforts that meet their needs. He met with several groups and leaders from Utah to discuss key issues related to our state’s economic vitality and climate resilience, and raised concerns about the crisis at the southern border with Administration officials.
While Washington Democrats frantically negotiated their unpopular social spending bill, Senator Romney continued to meet with Utahns to discuss how the bipartisan infrastructure bill, currently being held hostage in House, would benefit our state.
This week, while Democrats continued to frantically negotiate their unpopular social spending bill, Senator Romney weighed in on why the bill is the wrong policy for America–citing its harmful tax policies and negative effects on inflation.
As Democrats in Washington continued their chaotic, scrambled efforts to put together a reckless spending bill, Senator Romney remained focused on two of his top priorities: the troubling state of our national debt and the threat China poses to the global order.
This week, as Washington Democrats scrambled to find common ground on their enormous, partisan “human infrastructure” bill, Senator Romney made efforts to bring some of the most egregious components of the bill to light.
Prior to arriving in Washington this week, Senator Romney joined Colorado’s Senator Bennet on a float trip down the Colorado River in Moab focused on discussing solutions to address the West’s climate issues.
While helping to craft the bipartisan infrastructure bill this summer, Senator Romney returned home to Utah on several occasions to meet with community leaders, local chambers of commerce, and representatives from various industries to discuss the infrastructure needs of our state.
Senator Romney continued to press the Biden Administration on the disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan and advocate for the continued evacuations of Americans, U.S. legal permanent residents, and Afghan partners from the country.
“Yesterday, the world witnessed horrific terrorist attacks outside of the Kabul airport in Afghanistan. My heart breaks for the U.S. servicemembers who were killed and wounded in the explosion, and the innocent Afghan lives that were lost.
The Senate passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act with a large bipartisan majority. For decades, elected officials of both parties have talked about addressing our nation’s aging infrastructure. This bipartisan infrastructure bill finally turns that talk into reality.