Senator Romney joined Senators Padilla and Feinstein in introducing the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games Commemorative Coin Act, legislation which will direct the Treasury Department to mint and issue four types of coins in commemoration of the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles, California.
Budget & Debt
During an exchange at a HELP Committee hearing, Senator Romney highlighted how the Administration has failed to be transparent with Congress regarding how it has spent COVID funds—arguing that the Administration claimed to not have the funds to purchase monoclonal antibody treatments, antivirals, and other preventative treatments when it actually did.
Senators Romney, Burr, and Daines announced the Family Security Act 2.0, an updated version of Romney’s Family Security Act to create a new national commitment to American families.
Senator Romney’s TRUST Act was front and center at a Budget Committee hearing as a viable, bipartisan solution to saving Social Security. Romney’s bipartisan and bicameral legislation creates a process to rescue the Social Security Trust Fund and other endangered federal trust funds—while reining in the national debt.
Senator Romney led his colleagues in introducing the Student Loan Accountability Act, legislation to prohibit the Biden Administration from cancelling student loan debt at the expense of millions of Americans who chose to not go to college or worked diligently to pay off any student debt.
During a Budget Committee hearing on President Biden’s $5.8 trillion Fiscal Year 2023 budget, Senator Romney raised the urgent need to tackle our long-term deficits. Using examples of collapsed economies around the world, like Greece and Italy, Romney warned of economic calamities that the U.S. would face if Washington continues to ignore its out-of-control spending.
After President Biden announced in his State of the Union address his plans to ask Congress for additional COVID-19 funding, Senator Romney led 35 of his Republican colleagues in a letter to the President requesting an accounting of how the federal government has allocated trillions in taxpayer funds to combat the pandemic.