Romney, Curtis Condemn Attempted Land Grab

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Congressman John Curtis (R-UT) today introduced the bicameral Shawnee Wilderness Area Designation Act of 2021, legislation to lock up 289,000 acres of land in Illinois and make it part of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Romney Joins Colleagues in Urging POTUS to Stand with Israel and to Not Provide Iran with Sanctions Relief

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined 43 Republican colleagues, led by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), in urging President Joe Biden to stand with our closest ally in the region, Israel. As Israel is under attack from Iranian-back terrorists, the Biden Administration is negotiating and potentially offering sanctions relief to Iran, the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism. The Senators called on President Biden to immediately end negotiations with Iran, and make clear that...

Romney Urges Administration to Fill Watchdog Vacancies

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined his colleagues on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in encouraging President Biden to swiftly fill Inspectors General (IG) vacancies to help safeguard taxpayer dollars and strengthen independent oversight of federal agencies. The letter emphasizes the importance of Senate-confirmed IGs to Congress’ oversight efforts and notes Senate-confirmed IGs are likely to be more independent than those in acting roles.

Romney, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Support Computer Science Educators

Teach CS Act would support teacher training at institutes of higher education to prepare teachers to educate K-12 students in computer science
Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), announced the re-introduction of their Teacher Education for Computer Science Act (Teach CS) Act. This bipartisan legislation would support teacher training and schools in educating students in the area of computer science. The senators first introduced the bipartisan Teach CS Act last Congress.

Romney, Merkley Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Long-Term Health of Saline Ecosystems

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) introduced their Saline Lake Ecosystems in the Great Basin States Program Act, bipartisan legislation to facilitate an integrated regional assessment of saline lake ecosystems that would fill a critical data gap that has made it nearly impossible to address a variety of problems caused by declining water levels. Saline lakes line wetlands across the West Coast, serving as habitats for a diverse array of wildlife and providing important economic...

Romney, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Protect Great Basin and Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Areas

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), and Jacky Rosen (D-NV) with Congressmen Steven Horsford (D-NV) and Chris Stewart (R-UT) introduced the Great Basin National Heritage Area and Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area Extension Act. This bicameral, bipartisan legislation would reauthorize federal funding for both National Heritage Areas (NHAs), ensuring their continued ability to promote conservation, expand recreation opportunities, and preserve the...

Romney Calls for Taiwan’s Participation in the World Health Assembly

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Call for an End to China’s Attempts to Isolate Taiwan From International Community
In a video released today, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, urged the World Health Organization (WHO) to invite Taiwan to participate in the 74th World Health Assembly (WHA). Joining him in calling for Taiwan’s participation in the WHA are subcommittee chairman Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) and Steve Chabot (R-OH), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on...

Romney Joins Colleagues in Introducing Legislation to Advance U.S. Strategic Competitiveness with China

Bipartisan Endless Frontier Act would increase U.S. investment and leadership in science and tech innovation, strengthen economic competitiveness, and bolster national security
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Todd Young (R-IN) in introducing the Endless Frontier Act, legislation to advance and solidify the United States’ leadership in scientific and technological innovation through increased investments in the discovery, creation, and manufacturing of technology critical to U.S. national security and economic competitiveness. Romney serves as the top Republican on the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia...