Senator Romney joined a bipartisan group of his colleagues, led by Senators Warner (D-VA) and Thune (R-SD), in introducing the Restricting the Emergence of Security Threats that Risk Information and Communications Technology (RESTRICT) Act. The legislation would comprehensively address the ongoing threat posed by technology from foreign adversaries by better empowering the Department of Commerce—in conjunction with intelligence, law enforcement, and financial officials—to review, prevent, and mitigate information communications and technology transactions that pose undue risk to our national security.
$10 million in funding secured by Senator Romney during Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act negotiations WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) applauded the major milestone reached
Senator Romney joined his colleagues, led by Senator Blackburn (R-TN), in reintroducing legislation to prevent Title X family planning funds from going to entities that perform abortions, including Planned Parenthood.
Senator Romney joined his colleagues in leading a bipartisan push toward the enactment of a new tax agreement with Taiwan. The senators introduced a resolution that encourages the Administration to begin negotiating a tax agreement with Taiwan in order to further strengthen economic ties between the U.S. and Taiwan.
Senator Romney announced that he will serve as Ranking Member of two Senate subcommittees for the 118th Congress: The SFRC Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy; and the HSGAC Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight.
Utah continues to benefit from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the bipartisan infrastructure bill negotiated by Senator Romney and his colleagues.
Senator Romney and Utah House Speaker Wilson joined CBS Sunday Morning to discuss efforts to save the Great Salt Lake. The interview highlights Senator Romney’s Great Salt Lake Recovery Act—signed into law by President Biden—which builds on Utah’s efforts to address the historic drought conditions of the Lake.
Romney, Hickenlooper, Barrasso Reintroduce Bill to More Accurately Measure Student Success at Community Colleges
Senator Romney, joined by Senators Hickenlooper (D-CO), and Barrasso (R-WY), introduced the GRAD Act, bipartisan legislation that would improve transparency and inform the decision-making of prospective students by ensuring the reporting of graduation rates accurately reflect the success of community colleges.
At a Health Committee hearing, Senator Romney discussed the widespread shortage of health care workers in the United States, which has been exacerbated by an overwhelming backlog of immigration interviews for nurses and doctors overseas—primarily from the Philippines.
Senator Romney applauded an announcement by Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) that it has selected Lehi, Utah, for its next 300-millimeter semiconductor wafer fabrication plant (or fab). This landmark $11 billion investment marks the largest economic investment in Utah history, and was made possible by the passage of the Romney-backed CHIPS and Science Act.
Senator Romney urged the need for the U.S. to prioritize investments in innovation and technology to combat the effects of climate change, as opposed to feel-good efforts by Washington Democrats that don’t put a dent in lowering global emissions.
Senator Romney commented on a report released by the Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission—which Romney secured in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act—outlining a strategy to meet aerial firefighting equipment needs through 2030.