Romney, Cotton, Capito, Collins, Portman Introduce Bill to Raise Minimum Wage, Protect Jobs for Legal Workers

Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Rob Portman (R-OH) today introduced the Higher Wages for American Workers Act, legislation which would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $10 and mandate E-Verify to ensure the wage increase only goes to legal workers. The bill will also index future minimum wage increases to inflation and includes protections for small businesses.

Senators Romney, Ossoff, Warnock, Rep. Williams Introduce Bicameral Resolution Honoring Late Congressman John Lewis’ 81st Birthday

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jon Ossoff (D-GA), and Rev. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) introduced bicameral legislation honoring the life and legacy of the late Congressman John Lewis, days after what would have been his 81st birthday.
 
Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) will introduce companion legislation in the House.
 
Lewis passed away in July 2020 after courageously battling pancreatic cancer.

“Congressman John Lewis was a man of unwavering principle, unassailable...

Romney, Rubio, Grassley, Portman Urge President to Implement Rule on Confucius Institutes

Rule would require U.S. academic institutions to disclose their contracts with CCP-backed Confucius Institutes
Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), and Rob Portman (R-OH) today urged the Biden Administration to implement the proposed rule requiring U.S. academic institutions disclose their relationships with Confucius Institutes, which are funded by the Chinese Communist Party. The letter reflects a similar effort in the House of Representatives.

Romney, Cotton Plan Would Raise Minimum Wage, Protect Jobs for Legal Workers

Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) announced plans to introduce the Higher Wages for American Workers Act, legislation which would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $10 and mandate E-Verify to ensure the wage increase only goes to legal workers. The bill will also index future minimum wage increases to inflation and includes protections for small businesses.

Romney Releases Questions for Q&A Period of Impeachment Trial

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today released the questions he has submitted for the question and answer period of the impeachment trial. If selected, the questions, which can be directed to House managers or the former President’s counsel, will be read today during the trial’s question and answer period.

Romney Has “Cleverly Laid Out the Conservative Case for the Child Benefit”

Romney’s Family Security Act would create a new national commitment to American families
Policy leaders and writers expressed support for U.S. Senator Mitt Romney’s (R-UT) newly unveiled Family Security Act, which would provide greater financial security for American families by modernizing antiquated federal policies into a monthly cash benefit.

Romney Proposes Measures to Support Utah and National Priorities

Files 11 amendments to the Senate budget resolution being considered today
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today filed 11 amendments to the Senate budget resolution for fiscal year 2021 aimed at addressing the range of challenges Utah and the nation face, including providing greater financial security for American families, ensuring clean water for Utah’s Navajo Nation, supporting energy leasing on federal lands, and bolstering U.S. national security.