Romney, Curtis Announce Reintroduction of Bill to Advance the Popular Bonneville Shoreline Trail

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Representative John Curtis (R-UT) announced the reintroduction of bicameral legislation to enable the construction of high priority sections of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail (BST) to enhance recreation opportunities near Utah’s most urban areas. The Bonneville Shoreline Trail Advancement Act, also supported by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT), Rep. Blake Moore (R-UT), and Rep. Burgess Owens (R-UT) will adjust management boundaries to allow the...

Romney, Colleagues Condemn China’s Human Rights Abuses Against Uyghurs

Bipartisan resolution condemns treatment of religious and ethnic groups, seeks to build international investigation into human rights abuses and crimes in Xinjiang
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), Ranking Member of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, today joined Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Edward Markey (D-MA), Bill Hagerty (R-TN), and Tim Kaine (D-VA), in introducing a resolution condemning the government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for its treatment of the Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang and calling for an international investigation into the abuses and crimes committed there.

Utah Delegation, State Officials Welcome Interior Secretary Haaland’s Decision to Visit Utah

Applaud administration’s decision to extend 60-day review period timeline of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments
WASHINGTON— Today, U.S. Senators Mike Lee (R-UT), Mitt Romney (R-UT), and Representatives Chris Stewart (R-UT), John Curtis (R-UT), Burgess Owens (R-UT), and Blake Moore (R-UT), Utah Gov. Spencer Cox, Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson, Senate President Stuart Adams, House Speaker Brad Wilson and Attorney General Sean Reyes issued the following statement in response to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland’s announcement of her upcoming visit to Utah to tour Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national...

Romney Urges Biden to Bring Utah to the Table on Lands and Waters Issues

Requests clarification on 30x30 initiative to put restrictions on 30% of U.S. lands and waters by 2030
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined his Senate and House colleagues from Western states, led by Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), in requesting further clarification regarding President Biden’s Executive Order establishing a mandate to put restrictions on 30% of U.S. lands and waters by 2030.

Romney, Senate GOP: Biden is Escalating Border Crisis by Unlawfully Freezing Border Wall Funding

Senators seek ruling on infringement of Congress’s constitutional power of the purse
Amid the rapidly escalating crisis along the southern border, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today was among 40 Republican U.S. senators, led by Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, who sent a letter to GAO Comptroller Gene L. Dodaro highlighting President Biden’s suspension of border wall funding and construction without lawful justification, as required by the Impoundment Control Act.

Romney, Risch Lead Colleagues in Re-Introducing Comprehensive Legislation to Compete with China

WASHINGTON– U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy, joined Senator Jim Risch (R-ID), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and seven Republican colleagues in re-introducing the Strengthening Trade, Regional Alliances, Technology, and Economic and Geopolitical Initiatives Concerning China Act (STRATEGIC Act) to advance a comprehensive strategy for U.S...

Utah Delegation Meets with Interior Officials on Bears Ears, Grand Staircase Monument Concerns

Urges permanent legislative solution to resolve boundaries for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments
U.S. Senators Mike Lee (R-UT), Mitt Romney (R-UT), and Representatives Chris Stewart (R-UT), John Curtis (R-UT), Burgess Owens (R-UT), and Blake Moore (R-UT), today met with senior officials at the Department of Interior to encourage the Biden administration to work with Congress toward a permanent legislative solution that resolves the boundaries for the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. Following their meeting, they released this joint statement: