Romney Briefed by Ambassador on Current Situation in Iraq

U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Chris Murphy (D-CT), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism, today received a briefing from the United States Ambassador to Iraq, Matthew Tueller, regarding the current situation in Iraq.

Simpson and Bowles Endorse Romney TRUST Act

Former fiscal commission co-chairs urge action to rescue trust funds
Former Senator Alan Simpson and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles this week announced their support for Senator Romney’s TRUST Act, legislation he introduced with Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) to rescue endangered federal trust funds. Simpson and Bowles led the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, which was one of the last bipartisan efforts to reduce our national debt.

Romney, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Improve Broadband Access for Utah’s Rural Schools

U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), John Boozman (R-AR) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced the Connected Rural Schools Act to help close the digital disconnect for rural students. The legislation will ensure that broadband and other internet accessibility technologies are eligible for funding from the existing Secure Rural Schools (SRS) Program.

Romney, Enzi, Barrasso Introduce Bill to Modernize How Community Colleges Report Graduation Rates

Senators Romney and Mike Enzi (R-WY), members of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), with Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) introduced the Time for Completion Act, legislation that would help ensure community colleges more accurately report on graduation rates to provide better transparency for students. Current law requires institutions of higher education to report on graduation rates for first-time, full-time students, excluding millions of nontraditional students and...

Utah Priorities Included in End of Year Funding Bills

Includes provisions important for public health, national security, and rural communities
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today voted in favor of two Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations bills, which include legislation he fought for to reduce youth vaping, support Hill Air Force Base, repeal Obamacare taxes, and protect rural Utah communities.

Romney, Bishop Introduce Bill to Protect Wilderness in Illinois

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) introduced the bicameral Shawnee Wilderness Area Designation Act of 2019, legislation to lock up 289,000 acres of land in Illinois and make it part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Earlier this week, they condemned legislation introduced by Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) that betrays an agreement to designate nearly one million acres in Emery County for multiple use, which was made as part of the Natural Resources Management...

Romney Applauds Passage of Defense Bill with Critical Provisions for National Security, Utah’s Hill Air Force Base

Hill Air Force Base priorities include F-35 maintenance, modernization of our nuclear deterrent, and land transfer
Senator Romney applauded Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which authorizes funding for our national defense, promotes the advancement of technological research, and provides for a pay raise for our troops. The NDAA also includes critical provisions Romney fought for to support Utah’s Hill Air Force Base, and to protect the U.S. from the threat that China’s Huawei poses to national security.

Romney, Curtis, Bishop Condemn Durbin Bill that Harms Emery County

Legislation Betrays Agreement Made in Lands Package Enacted Earlier this Year
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) with Congressmen John Curtis (R-UT) and Rob Bishop (R-UT) today condemned legislation introduced by Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) that would undercut the Emery County Public Land Management Act that was agreed to as part of the Natural Resources Management Act, the public lands package signed into law earlier this year. The Emery County Public Land Management Act was an agreement and compromise made prior to passage between conservationists, recreationists, mineral...