Senator Romney joined Senator Daines in a letter also signed by 46 other pro-life senators to send a unified message to Democratic Leader Schumer pledging that they will vote to block any bill that would undermine the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits taxpayer funding for abortion, or any other pro-life protections.
Romney Attends Navajo Utah Water Settlement Signing, Curls with Ukrainian Curlers and Attends Rock Climbing World Cup
While home in Utah during the Senate state work period, Senator Romney joined the signing of the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Agreement in Monument Valley. Later in the day, he curled with the Ukrainian National Curling Team at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns and attended the IFSC World Cup in Salt Lake City.
Romney Joins Bipartisan Letter Requesting Full Funding for the PILT Program in Fiscal Year 2023 Appropriations Bill
Senator Romney joined his colleagues in urging the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations to fully fund the Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program for fiscal year (FY) 2023. PILT provides payments to counties with non-taxable federal land within their borders to offset the lost property tax revenue.
Senators Romney and Durbin with Representatives Casten and Calvert led a bipartisan letter to Senate-passed USICA and house-passed America COMPETES Act conferees urging them to oppose provisions that would allocate a high, fixed percentage of future research funding based on EPSCoR.
Senator Romney joined U.S. Interior Secretary Haaland, Utah Governor Cox, Utah Lt. Governor Henderson, and Navajo Nation President Nez for the signing of the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Agreement.
Senator Romney introduced Meg Whitman, nominee to be U.S. Ambassador to Kenya, at her nomination hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Senator Romney joined his colleagues in a letter to President Biden urging him to expedite the Executive Branch’s process to advance Sweden and Finland’s applications for NATO membership and pledging to work with the Administration to ensure swift ratification of the Washington Treaty.
Romney and Markey Call on China to Provide Unfettered and Unsupervised Access for Top UN Human Rights Official in Visit to Country
Senators express concern that the Chinese Government will deny United Nations team access to people and places in Xinjiang Province to prevent release of additional evidence of crimes against humanity and of genocide.
Senator Romney and his colleagues sent a letter to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security expressing opposition to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Disinformation Governance Board and urging that any funding for such board be prohibited in the FY 2023 appropriations bill.
Romney Joins Burr, Colleagues in Submitting Comment to Biden Labor Department Opposing Misleading Efforts to Rewrite Davis-Bacon
Senator Romney joined colleagues in submitting comment to the U.S. Department of Labor opposing the Administration’s proposal to make substantial, misguided, and burdensome changes to the wage regulations issued under the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA).
Senator Romney released the following video message regarding legislation being considered by Congress to send $40 billion in emergency aid to Ukraine: