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President Biden’s asylum rule is too little, too late.

A lack of adequate safeguards against unlawful employment in the U.S. job market is one of the leading causes of illegal immigration. To address this, Senator Romney introduced bipartisan legislation to mandate that all employers only hire legal workers. He also introduced several bipartisan bills to strengthen America’s national security amid increased threats from terrorist organizations and China, and garnered support for his bill to bring Utah’s successful workforce program model nationwide.

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Romney Joins Britt, Cruz, Colleagues in Reaffirming Support for Continued IVF Access Nationwide

“Senate Democrats have embraced a Summer of Scare Tactics—a partisan campaign of false fearmongering intended to mislead and confuse the American people. In vitro fertilization is legal and available in every state across our nation,” the senators said. “We strongly support continued nationwide access to IVF, which has allowed millions of aspiring parents to start and grow their families.”

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Romney Highlights & Garners Support for His One Door to Work Act

At a HELP Committee hearing on reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Senator Romney highlighted the importance of his legislation to lift people out of the social safety net and into the workforce. Romney’s One Door to Work Act would allow states the flexibility to implement Utah’s successful model of consolidating federal workforce development and social safety net programs within a single state entity—like Utah’s Department of Workforce Services—to help unemployed workers reintegrate more quickly into the workforce.

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Romney, Shaheen Introduce Legislation to Promote Investment in Technology Critical to National Defense

Senators Romney and Shaheen (D-NH) introduced the Investing in Our Defense Act of 2024, bipartisan legislation to promote investment in technology vital to U.S. national security by strengthening the authorities of the Department of Defense Office of Strategic Capital (OSC). The legislation would allow OSC to make limited equity investments in technology and assets critical to our defense—including critical minerals.

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Securing America’s global leadership.

America leads the free world, drawing strength from its alliances and partnerships. And it’s these relationships that are critical in addressing the growing threats we face from authoritarians. This week, Senator Romney pressed the Administration to deliver a comprehensive strategy on China and encouraged a NATO ally to boost its defense spending to meet commitments. On the domestic policy front, the Senator urged the Administration to withdraw a disastrous student loan bailout rule and called for stronger action to address Utah’s drought—consulting with water scarcity experts

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Romney, Colleagues Urge Prime Minster Trudeau to Increase NATO Defense Spending

Senator Romney, member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined Senators Shaheen (D-NH) and Tillis (R-NC), and a bipartisan group of colleagues in sending a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging Canada to immediately develop a plan to increase its defense spending to meet the two percent of GDP spending threshold that was agreed to by all NATO Allies at the Vilnius Summit in 2023.

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Secretary Blinken Personally Commits to Follow Through on Delivering Romney’s Comprehensive China Strategy

At a Foreign Relations Committee hearing, Senator Romney pressed Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the Administration’s continued failure to deliver to Congress a comprehensive strategy to counter China, required by law after Romney secured his legislation as a part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022. The Administration is now nearly one year late in delivering the strategy.

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Romney Joins Bicameral Letter Urging Biden Administration to Withdraw Latest $147 Billion Student Loan Transfer Scheme

Senator Romney, member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, joined Senator Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), HELP Committee Ranking Member, and Representative Foxx (R-NC), Chairwoman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, in urging the Department of Education (DeptEd) to withdraw its latest attempt to transfer student loan debt onto American taxpayers. DeptEd’s proposed rule will cost hardworking Americans an additional $147 billion and bring the total student loan debt transferred to taxpayers to as much as $1 trillion.

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