Romney Introduces COVID-19 Graduate Relief Act

Bill would allow students entering workforce to defer federal loans for up to three years
WASHINGTON—With students across the country graduating amid an economic downturn as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today introduced the COVID-19 Graduate Relief Act, legislation that would make students graduating this year eligible for a deferment of their federal loans for up to three years. The legislation builds on the Administration’s announcement Friday that the Education Department would allow federal student loan borrowers to suspend payments for at...

Romney Calls for Urgent Action on Additional Coronavirus Response Measures

Proposals would ease financial burden for students and working Americans & protect health workers and patients
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today called for urgent action on additional coronavirus response measures aimed at providing economic relief for working Americans and families, easing the financial burden for students, and protecting both health workers and patients. Romney is pushing for consideration of these proposals as discussions continue on an additional coronavirus relief package.

Romney Helps Introduce Bill to Address Medical Supply Vulnerability Due to Coronavirus

Bill would study and develop action plan to address U.S. dependence on foreign-made medical equipment and boost domestic production and supply
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined his colleagues, led by Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), in introducing the Commission on America’s Medical Security Act, bipartisan legislation to safeguard America’s medical supply chain and address shortages due to the United States’ dependence on foreign-made medical equipment.

Romney, Cortez Masto Introduce Legislation to Study Drone Interference in Combating Wildfires

Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) introduced the Aerial Incursion Repercussion (AIR) Safety Act, legislation to study the effects of drone incursions on wildfire suppression and costs. When an unauthorized drone enters temporarily restricted air space during efforts to control wildfires, all aerial firefighting tools must be grounded. Companion legislation has been introduced in the House of Representatives by Representatives John Curtis (R-UT) and Jared Huffman (D-CA...

Romney Helps Introduce Coronavirus Worker Relief Act

Bipartisan legislation Expands Current Disaster Unemployment Assistance Program To More Workers
Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Gary Peters (D-MI), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Todd Young (R-IN), and Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) today introduced the Coronavirus Worker Relief Act. The bipartisan, bicameral legislation will provide disaster unemployment assistance to people who are unable to work due to the current coronavirus outbreak.

Romney Joins Bipartisan, Bicameral Group In Introducing Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Steve Daines (R-MT), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Todd Young (R-IN), Dick Durbin (D- IL), and Ted Cruz (R-TX) in introducing the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act. This bipartisan and bicameral bill would ensure that goods made in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) imported into the United States are not made with forced labor.

Romney, Cortez Masto Introduce Legislation to Rein in China’s Economic Aggression

Amendment to Energy Bill Monitors Mineral Investments under China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) introduced an amendment to the American Energy Innovation Act that would establish a mechanism to monitor mineral investments under the Belt and Road Initiative of the People’s Republic of China. The text of the amendment can be found here.

Romney: Funding Bill Delivers Needed Resources to Combat Coronavirus

Senator Mitt Romney, member of the Senate Health Committee, today released the following statement regarding the bipartisan Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, legislation to provide $7.8 billion in new emergency funding to fight coronavirus. The bill passed the Senate by a vote of 96 to 1.