Romney joins colleagues in calling on the Biden administration to rescind its reckless Income Driven Repayment (IDR) rule proposal, which would reduce the amount of student loan debt borrowers have to pay back by 40 percent.
At a Foreign Relations Committee hearing, Senator Romney urged the Administration to implement his legislation, which was co-sponsored by Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Menendez (D-NJ) and enacted as a part of the in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022, requiring the U.S. to develop a comprehensive strategy to counter the China threat.
Senators Romney and Van Hollen (D-MD) introduced the Ending China’s Developing Nation Status Act, bipartisan legislation to prevent the granting of “developing nation” status to China in future treaties and international organizations.
Senator Romney announced that Major General Michael J. Turley, adjutant general of the Utah National Guard, will attend the State of the Union as his honored guest.
U.S. Senator Romney joined Senator Blackburn (R-TN), Leader McConnell (R-KY), and 40 of his Republican colleagues in filing an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States on Friday, supporting respondents in the dual Supreme Court cases challenging Biden’s student-loan debt relief program, Biden v. Nebraska and Department of Education v. Brown.
The Department of the Interior announced the allocation of more than $39 million to continue fulfilling the Navajo Utah Water Settlement, funding which was secured by Senator Romney during negotiations of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Romney, Colleagues Urge Administration to Designate Copper as a Critical Mineral in Interest of National Security
Senator Romney joined a bipartisan letter, led by Senator Sinema, urging U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to designate copper as an official U.S. Geological Survey Critical Mineral, emphasizing new analysis, and its well-documented importance to national security, water infrastructure, electrical and clean energy infrastructure, and more.
Senator Romney cosponsored a resolution introduced by Senator Cotton formally disapproving of the District of Columbia Council approving legislation that would let illegal immigrants vote in D.C. local elections. Rep. Comer introduced the joint resolution in the House.
Senator Romney joined all 48 of his Republican colleagues, led by EPW Committee Ranking Member Capito, in introducing a formal challenge to the Biden Administration’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule through a Congressional Review Act (CRA) joint resolution of disapproval.
Senator Romney joined his colleagues in introducing a resolution of disapproval challenging President Biden’s ESG rule, which politicizes millions of Americans’ retirement investments to favor Biden’s ideological preferences rather than getting the best returns for Americans.
Senator Romney joined a bipartisan group of his Senate colleagues in urging the Administration to continue support for the Medicare Advantage program, which provides quality health care to millions of seniors and individuals with disabilities across the United States.
Senator Mitt Romney joined a bipartisan group of colleagues, led by Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), in sending a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra condemning the delays by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate e-cigarettes, failure to enforce the law and take action against companies marketing illegal vaping products, and the harm to children’s health from the agency’s inaction.