Romney, Colleagues Introduce Resolution Condemning China’s Plans to Violate the Sino-British Joint Declaration and Hong Kong Basic Law

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined his colleagues, led by Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO), in introducing a resolution condemning the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) proposed “sweeping national security law” for Hong Kong that would ban secession, subversion, and foreign interference.

The resolution states unequivocally that passage of this proposed law would put the Beijing in direct violation of the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration and the Hong Kong Basic Law. The resolution also...

Romney Applauds BLM Conveyance of 790 Acres to Uintah County

Finalizes Long-Sought Land Transfer Secured in Public Lands Package
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) released the following statement after the Bureau of Land Management Vernal Field Office announced the conveyance of 790 acres of public lands, known as Ashley Springs Property, in Uintah County.

Romney, Manchin, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Extend PPP Loan Deadline

Bill Would Double Loan Forgiveness Period from 8 to 16 Weeks
Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) today introduced the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Deadline Extension Adjustment for Loans (DEAL) Act. The PPP DEAL Act would extend the loan forgiveness period from 8 to 16 weeks and amend the rehire date from June 30th to 16 weeks after the PPP loan is awarded.

Romney, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Review and Improve Multilateral Aid

MAR Act Could Help Counter China’s Efforts to Gain Influence in International Organizations
U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jim Risch (R-ID), Todd Young (R-IN), David Perdue (R-GA), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) today introduced the Multilateral Aid Review Act of 2020 (MAR Act) to review and improve the accountability and effectiveness of U.S. participation in international organizations. The MAR Act would establish an interagency task force with peer review to conduct an evaluation of how well multilateral institutions carry out their missions and how they serve American interests and...

Romney Joins Colleagues in Urging Immediate Fix to Ensure Continued Operation of SBA’s 7(a) Loan Program

SALT LAKE CITY—U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, joined his colleagues in urging the Secretary of the Treasury and the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide an immediate administrative fix to ensure the continued operation of the 7(a) loan program. 
       
Due to a technical drafting error, the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act did not create...