Senators’ Statement on the Finalized Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement Legislative Text

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Susan Collins (R-ME), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Mark Warner (D-VA), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), and Jon Tester (D-MT) issued the following statement:
 
“Over the last four days we have worked day and night to finalize historic legislation that will invest in our nation’s hard infrastructure and create good-paying jobs for working Americans in communities across the country...

Romney: Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Will Deliver for Utah

Senate votes to proceed to debate on bill which will help Utah rebuild its roads, mitigate drought conditions, fulfill critical water needs, and prepare for and respond to wildfires
The Senate today voted to proceed to debate on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, bipartisan infrastructure legislation negotiated by U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and his colleagues, which would help Utah rebuild its roads, mitigate drought conditions, fulfill critical water needs, and prepare for and respond to wildfires. This historic investment is fully paid for and will not increase taxes.

Romney: Security Funding Bill Enhances Capitol Security and Makes Good on Commitments

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today voted in favor of the Emergency Security Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021, legislation that includes measures to enhance security at the U.S. Capitol, support staffing needs of the U.S. Capitol Police, reimburse the National Guard for service following January 6, and aid Afghans who have assisted U.S. missions. The package passed the Senate by a vote of 98-0. 

Utah Congressional Delegation Introduces Legislation to Rename Provo Vet Center After “Candy Bomber” Gail Halvorsen

U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Mike Lee (R-UT) with Representatives John Curtis (R-UT), Chris Stewart (R-UT), Burgess Owens (R-UT), and Blake Moore (R-UT) today introduced legislation to rename the Provo Vet Center in Orem, Utah after Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen, the “Candy Bomber.” The delegation also wrote a letter to the Chairman John Tester and Ranking Member Jerry Moran of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee in support of the name change.

Romney, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Hold E-Cigarette Companies Accountable for the Youth Vaping Crisis

U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Richard Durbin (D-IL), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to protect children from the dangers of e-cigarettes. The Resources to Prevent Youth Vaping Act would require that e-cigarette manufacturers pay user fees to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help to fund more activity at the FDA to conduct stronger oversight of the e-cigarette industry...

VIDEO: Romney: The Border Crisis Threatens Our National Security & Economic Vitality

Presses Secretary Mayorkas on the Administration’s lack of action concerning the crisis at the southern border
During a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) pressed Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on the Biden Administration’s lack of action concerning the crisis at the United States’ southern border. Romney also asked Secretary Mayorkas about the potential risks of the Administration's spending plans amid historic levels of inflation.

Romney Serves JDawgs, Highlights Utah’s Food Industry at Lunch with Colleagues

Menu included a selection of home-state products, including BYU Creamery Ice Cream and Chocolate Milk
WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Romney (R-UT) served a selection of his home-state foods at a lunch he hosted today for his fellow Republican senators. Jayson Edwards, founder and owner of JDawgs in Provo, flew in from Utah with his gourmet hot dogs to personally grill for the group. At lunch, Jayson served the senators JDawgs with their signature “Special Sauce” and assorted toppings, which were accompanied by a selection of Pioneer Chips, including the flavor “Funeral Potatoes.” The senators enjoyed a...

VIDEO: Romney Opening Statement at Subcommittee Hearing on Combating Climate Change in East Asia and the Pacific

Highlights the importance of U.S. leadership in combating climate change and partnering with our allies to dissuade China from pursuing its predatory path
U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy, today gave the following opening remarks at a subcommittee hearing on combating climate change in East Asia and the Pacific. During his remarks, Romney emphasized the importance of maintaining U.S. leadership in the world and partnering with our allies to dissuade China from pursuing its predatory path.

Senators’ Statement on Infrastructure

WASHINGTON – U.S. senators Richard Burr (R-NC), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Chris Coons (D-DE), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Angus King (I-ME), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Rob Portman (R-OH), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Jon Tester (D-MT), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Mark Warner (D-VA), and Todd Young (R-IN) issued the...

Bicameral Foreign Affairs Leaders Send Letter to President Biden Expressing Concern Over Continued Crackdowns in Hong Kong

Letter comes on the one-year anniversary of the enactment of the national security law in Hong Kong
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