Romney Joins Colleagues in Requesting Assistance for Livestock Producers Affected by Drought

“We respectfully request that FSA exercise its authority to further improve ELAP by providing payments to producers for a portion of the costs they have incurred from transporting their livestock to feed sources.”
U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today joined his colleagues, led by Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Jon Tester (D-MT), in leading a bipartisan group of senators urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to address a gap in coverage under the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP). In September, USDA announced it would provide ELAP assistance for the cost of transporting feed to livestock, but producers who are...

Romney, Colleagues Lead Roundtable with Local Child Care Providers Under Threat by Democrat Spending Bill Proposal

Senators heard from child care providers from across the country who voiced concerns about the devastating impact Democrats’ reckless tax-and-spending spree will have on workers and families
Senator Romney, with his Republican colleagues on the Education Committee, today led a roundtable discussion to hear firsthand how the Democrats’ ill-constructed child care proposal, which is included in their reckless tax-and-spending bill, would devastate existing child care programs, increase costs for families, and limit parental choice.

Romney, Bennet Release GAO Report Recommending Improvements to the Emergency Watershed Protection Program

Follows Senators’ Requested Report on Disaster Recovery Program in 2019 and Lays Groundwork for Future Legislation
U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) today released a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report highlighting the challenges faced by Western communities in the aftermath of wildfire and detailing opportunities for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to improve its Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) to more effectively serve communities across the West as they recover. After a destructive wildfire season...

Senate Takes Up Defense Bill with Romney Measures to Counter China’s Abuses, Support Afghan Partners & Bolster Hill Air Force Base

The Senate this week is considering the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022 with key amendments offered by U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) to counter China’s aggression and human rights abuses—including a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics—support our Afghan partners following the United States’ disastrous withdrawal, and bolster Utah’s Hill Air Force Base in its work to support our national security.

Romney, Casey Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Invest in Early Childhood Education Leadership Programs

U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced the Creating Early Childhood Leaders Act, bipartisan legislation that would better prepare school leaders, including principals, to facilitate high-quality early childhood education programs and provide support to teachers. As states expand pre-kindergarten programs, elementary school principals, superintendents, and other school leaders are increasingly responsible for early education classrooms.

GOP Senators officially file challenge to Biden’s vaccine mandate for businesses

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined his 49 Senate Republican colleagues, led by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Mike Braun (R-IN), in filing the formal challenge against President Biden’s vaccine mandate under the Congressional Review Act. The Congressional Review Act is the official process for Congress to eliminate an executive branch rule. The resolution has been received by the Senate and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor...

Romney: Afghanistan Withdrawal has Left America Showered with Shame

Today during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on lessons learned in Afghanistan, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) discussed the Administration’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan and raised questions on the United States' early decisions to enter Afghanistan following 9/11.

“A Valuable Investment” in Utah: The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Becomes Law

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will help Utah expand and build roads, mitigate drought conditions, fulfill critical water needs, and prepare for and respond to wildfires without raising taxes or increasing inflation
Utahns across the state this week applauded the signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. This bipartisan infrastructure legislation, which was negotiated by U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and his colleagues, represents the largest investment in physical infrastructure in our nation’s history.

Romney, Colleagues Applaud Signing of Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill into Law

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), with Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Rob Portman (R-OH), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Mark Warner (D-VA), released the following statement after the President signed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. The law represents the largest investment in infrastructure in our nation’s history.