Romney, Tester Urge Trump Administration to Ensure Robust Oversight of Pandemic Recovery

Senators: “Take every needed step to assure resources are delivered to those who need them by providing strong oversight and accountability”
Following the passage of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Jon Tester (D-MT) are teaming up to ensure the Trump Administration responsibly and efficiently uses taxpayer dollars to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The Senators today called on the Administration to ensure the independence of the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery—a position they worked to create within the CARES Act—and to provide Congress with...

Romney Praises Senate Agreement on Relief Package

Bill includes Romney proposals to provide direct cash payments to families, expand unemployment insurance, and support small businesses
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today praised the agreement made on the Senate package that includes several proposals he fought for to provide relief to workers, families and small businesses—including direct cash payments to Americans. The agreement also includes much-needed relief for our medical personnel on the frontlines and a bipartisan measure he helped introduce to strengthen the supply chain in order for hospitals to have the necessary equipment and supplies.The Senate is expected to vote...

Romney Calls for Urgent Passage of Relief Package

Bill includes Romney proposals to provide direct cash payments to families, expand unemployment insurance, and support small businesses
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today urged the Senate to pass the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act includes several proposals Romney fought for to provide relief to workers, families and small businesses—including direct cash payments to Americans. 

Romney, Gardner, Rubio Urge Efforts to Counter CCP COVID-19 Propaganda

“This is not simply dishonest, it is dangerous,” senators say
U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Marco Rubio (R-FL), all members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today sent a letter to President Trump requesting the creation of a taskforce under the National Security Council to counter propaganda emanating from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) surrounding COVID-19.

Statement from Senator Romney’s Office

WASHINGTON—Senator Romney’s office today released the following statement from Liz Johnson, Communications Director:
          
“Since Senator Romney sat next to Senator Paul for extended periods in recent days and consistent with CDC guidance, the attending physician has ordered him to immediately self-quarantine and not to vote on the Senate floor. He has no symptoms but will be tested. He urges members to pass a relief package as quickly as possible that provides assistance for families...

Romney Introduces COVID-19 Graduate Relief Act

Bill would allow students entering workforce to defer federal loans for up to three years
WASHINGTON—With students across the country graduating amid an economic downturn as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today introduced the COVID-19 Graduate Relief Act, legislation that would make students graduating this year eligible for a deferment of their federal loans for up to three years. The legislation builds on the Administration’s announcement Friday that the Education Department would allow federal student loan borrowers to suspend payments for at...

Romney Announces Resource to Keep Utahns Informed on Coronavirus

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today announced the launch of a new webpage designed to keep Utahns informed during the coronavirus pandemic. The webpage, which serves as a reference guide for information from federal agencies, as well as state and local authorities, includes guidance for seniors and at-risk individuals, veterans, families and small businesses. The page will be updated regularly with information about the Senator’s efforts and the latest steps taken by the Administration to respond...

Romney Calls for Urgent Action on Additional Coronavirus Response Measures

Proposals would ease financial burden for students and working Americans & protect health workers and patients
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today called for urgent action on additional coronavirus response measures aimed at providing economic relief for working Americans and families, easing the financial burden for students, and protecting both health workers and patients. Romney is pushing for consideration of these proposals as discussions continue on an additional coronavirus relief package.