agriculture


We should respect and appreciate the contribution of Utah’s agricultural industry to our economy and our security by resolving the uncertainty and federal overreach associated with public land usage, reducing the excessive number of wild horses and burros, and fostering sustainable forest and land management policies. I favor trade policies that open markets for Utah’s agriculture exports. The visa distribution process for crop, livestock, and dairy workers should be managed on the state level rather than the federal level.


Romney Joins Colleagues in Effort to Protect Funding for BLM and Forest Service Wildfire Prevention

Senators demand savings from Wildfire Disaster Account be reinvested in Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management for wildfire prevention
WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today joined his colleagues in urging the Senate Appropriations Interior and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Ranking Member Tom Udall (D-NM) to reinvest savings from the Wildfire Disaster Account in the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to ensure the agencies can continue critical wildfire prevention, as intended. Specifically, the senators requested that savings from the Wildfire Disaster Account, which...

Romney, Lee Join Colleagues in Introducing Drought Contingency Plan Legislation

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Mike Lee (R-UT) today joined their colleagues in introducing the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act, which would ensure the wide-reaching Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) forged between the seven Colorado River Basin states and Indian tribes can be implemented without delay.
   
The legislation is co-sponsored by all 14 Senators from the Colorado River Basin which includes: U.S. Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ), Kyrsten Sinema (D...