Romney, Cotton Minimum Wage Bill is “Political Masterstroke”

The Higher Wages for American Worker Act would raise minimum wage to $10 and make E-Verify mandatory
Policy leaders and writers expressed support for U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Tom Cotton’s (R-AR) newly introduced 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.

Romney Continues Effort to Reauthorize Secure Rural Schools Program

Senator Romney (R-UT) this week joined his colleagues, led by U.S. Senators Mike Crapo (R-ID), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Jim Risch (R-ID) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR), in introducing legislation to ensure counties do not lose out on essential services due to federal land ownership by reauthorizing the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program through September 2022.

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, 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, 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 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.