Romney Introduces Bill to Make E-Verify Permanent

Last month, a record number of 144,000 illegal immigrants were apprehended at the southern border, marking the highest monthly amount in more than thirteen years. Congress needs to act now to address our illegal immigration crisis by closing legal loopholes and removing the magnets—like illegal employment—that drive illegal immigration.

Romney, Cotton, Colleagues Support Hong Kong Protesters

The extradition law proposed by Beijing loyalists in Hong Kong would allow political dissidents, minorities, and foreign travelers in Hong Kong to be spirited away to China’s secret police on the mainland. The people of Hong Kong are assembling in the streets to resist this threat to their freedom and send a message to the Chinese Communist Party. We support these demonstrators as they fight for freedom and call on Hong Kong and Chinese authorities to respect their right to peacefully protest.

Romney and Menendez Introduce Resolution Reaffirming U.S. Support for Tunisia amid Democratic Transition

WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism joined Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, in introducing a Senate resolution to reaffirm the U.S.-Tunisia partnership, and to publicly support Tunisia’s ongoing transition into a vibrant and stable democracy. As Tunisia heads towards scheduled parliamentary and presidential elections later this...

Romney Opposes Wasteful $19.1 Billion Spending Bill

It’s unfortunate that this spending bill, which was initially aimed at aiding Americans affected by natural disasters, has been loaded up with billions of dollars in unrelated pet projects—growing to over $19 billion in just the past few weeks.

Romney and Lee Congratulate Howard Nielson on Confirmation

WASHINGTON— U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement today after the United States Senate voted to confirm Provo native Howard Nielson to the United States District Court for the District of Utah.
“It was an honor to help confirm Judge Nielson to the United States District Court for the District of Utah. He is an extremely qualified nominee and will serve the court with honor and integrity.”

Romney Joins Effort to Protect and Renew Tourism Partnership

“Every Utah household saves $1,375 in tax dollars because of tourism spending” – Utah Office of Tourism
Brand USA is a public-private partnership that serves as the destination marketing organization for the United States. Though the program has been a proven success in boosting tourism to the United States and driving economic growth, the 2018 congressional budget caps agreement diverted Brand USA’s user fees away from the program to general revenue. We strongly support protecting and renewing Brand USA’s funding, while upholding the original structure that no taxpayer dollars should be used to...

Committee Approves Romney Bill to Settle Water Rights for Utah’s Navajo Nation

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs today voted unanimously to approve the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Martha McSally (R-AZ), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) to settle a decades-long negotiation among the Navajo Nation, federal government, and the State of Utah over water rights for Utah Navajos.

Romney, Braun Introduce Legislation to Ensure Drug Pricing Transparency

Patients in Utah and across the country are strapped with skyrocketing prescription drug costs, while insurance companies and drug manufacturers benefit from a complex system of rebates that results in higher drug costs. By changing the rules of cost-sharing, our bill aims to bring transparency to the prescription drug pricing system and lower out-of-pocket costs for medication.