Utah Congressional Delegation, State Officials Urge President to Reconsider Suspension of Energy Leases on Federal Lands

WASHINGTON – The Utah congressional delegation comprised of U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Mike Lee (R-UT), Representatives Chris Stewart (R-UT), John Curtis (R-UT), Burgess Owens (R-UT), and Blake Moore (R-UT), as well as state officials including Governor Spencer Cox, Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson, Attorney General Sean Reyes, Senate President Stuart Adams, and Speaker of the House Brad Wilson, issued the following statement regarding the Biden administration’s action to suspend...

Romney Statement on Inauguration of President Biden

WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today released the following statement after attending the swearing-in ceremony of President Biden:                 

“President Biden’s speech was very strong and very much needed. We as a nation can come together if we are told the truth and if we have leaders who stand for enduring American principles. It is my hope that the president will call upon our better angels to bring us together, and that we as a people will rise to the occasion as well.”...

Utah Delegation, State Officials Oppose Executive Order on Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

WASHINGTONThe Utah congressional delegation comprised of U.S. Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Mitt Romney (R-UT), Representatives Chris Stewart (R-UT), John Curtis (R-UT), Burgess Owens (R-UT), and Blake Moore (R-UT), as well as state officials including Governor Spencer Cox, Attorney General Sean Reyes, Senate President Stuart Adams, and Speaker of the House Brad Wilson, issued the following statement regarding President Biden’s executive order directing the Department of the Interior to review...

Romney Urges SBA to Include Minor League Sports Venues in Grant Eligibility

Would Permit Ogden Raptors to Receive Grant Funds for Lindquist Field

SALT LAKE CITY – U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Jim Risch (R-ID) sent a letter to U.S. Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza urging for the inclusion of minor league sports venues—including the Ogden Raptors’ Lindquist Field—in the new Small Business Administration (SBA) grant facility for shuttered venues.

“Minor league sports venues clearly meet the eligibility criteria for a shuttered venue as defined by the law,” the senators wrote.“They earn nearly all...

Romney Statement on Loss of U.S. Capitol Police Officer

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today released the following statement regarding the loss of United States Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who passed away due to injuries sustained while on-duty responding to the riots on Wednesday, January 6.

Romney Condemns Insurrection at U.S. Capitol

Urges unanimous affirmation of election results
WASHINGTON – Following are prepared remarks by Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), who had previously planned to address his colleagues in today’s Senate session:
  
“We gather today due to a selfish man’s injured pride and the outrage of his supporters whom he has deliberately misinformed for the past two months and stirred to action this very morning. What happened here today was an insurrection, incited by the President of the United States. Those who choose to continue to support his dangerous...

Romney: Urgent Action Needed on Vaccination Plan

Lack of comprehensive federal plan “inexcusable”
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), a member of the Senate HELP Committee, released the following statement today regarding the urgent need for a comprehensive vaccination plan to address ongoing problems with the current rollout.