Senator Romney issued a statement on the annual report released by the Social Security and Medicare Trustees projecting that Social Security will no longer be able to pay full benefits starting in 2034 and Medicare will become insolvent by 2031.
Senator Romney met with several groups of local government leaders from across Utah to discuss ways to strengthen communities amid our state’s unique challenges, including its rapid growth and drought conditions. On the national front, the Senator called out Washington Democrats’ hypocrisy on their support for unions at all costs, urged the White House and Congressional leaders to put politics aside to save Social Security, and helped pass a formal to challenge the Biden Administration’s blatant federal power grab of our nation’s waters.
Senator Romney joined Senator Mike (R-IN) and Senators Scott (R-FL), Todd (R-IN), Capito (R-WV), Moran (R-KS), and Risch (R-ID) in re-introducing a bill to prevent the IRS from being used as a political weapon against conservative non-profit groups.
Senator Romney released a statement after the Senate passed a formal challenge to the Biden Administration’s Waters of the United States rule through a Congressional Review Act joint resolution of disapproval. In February, Romney joined all 48 of his Republican colleagues, led by Senator Capito (R-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Work Committee, in introducing the resolution.
At a HELP Committee hearing on labor relations at Starbucks, Senator Romney called out the hypocrisy of Washington Democrats like Senator Bernie Sanders—having never created a single job—who think they know better than business leaders what is best for their employees, their businesses, and how to best grow the American economy.
Senators Romney and Murphy (D-CT), member and Chairman, repsectivley, of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism, on Monday released a statement on recent developments in Israel.
Senator Romney joined 36 of his Republican colleagues, led by Senator Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), Ranking Member of the Senate HELP Committee, in introducing a CRA resolution to overturn President Biden’s student loan cancelation scheme, which would transfer up to $20,000 in student loan debt per borrower onto taxpayers, costing an estimated $400 billion.
Senator Romney continued efforts to address the needs of Utah and the country. He joined Congressman Curtis and other colleagues in reintroducing bipartisan legislation to support wildfire recovery efforts, saw momentum on his legislation to address threats posed by Chinese-owned technologies like TikTok, and met with stakeholders from Utah for conversations on supporting our state’s economy.
Senators Romney and Bennet (D-CO), with Congressmen Curtis (R-UT) and Garamendi (D-CA), today announced the reintroduction of their bipartisan, bicameral Making Access to Cleanup Happen (MATCH) Act, legislation to expedite disaster cleanup, save taxpayers money, and prevent further disasters.
Senator Romney grilled a Biden Administration official on the President’s recently proposed budget that ignores the real threats to Social Security. He also helped reintroduce bipartisan legislation to develop a strategy in the Black Sea, where a Russian fighter jet recently hit a U.S. drone, and supported a resolution opposing a new Biden rule limiting Americans’ Second Amendment rights. He finished his week in Washington serving his colleagues a Utah favorite: Freshie’s lobster rolls from Park City.
Senator Romney joined Senator Johnson (R-WI) and 14 of their Republican colleagues in reintroducing the Guidance Out of Darkness (GOOD) Act, legislation to require federal agencies to publish their regulatory guidance on the internet in an easily accessible location.