LISTEN: As Congress Reconvenes, Romney Reflects on Last Year and Outlines Priorities for Year Ahead

As Congress reconvenes, Senator Romney joined KSL’s Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson to reflect on the last year and outline his priorities for 2024. They discussed a range of topics including the national debt—which surpassed $34 trillion last week—the growing threat of China, the bipartisan infrastructure bill’s continued benefits for Utah, and the outlook on government funding.

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Romney Joins Effort Opposing Biden FCC’s Internet Takeover

Senator Romney joined more than 40 of his colleagues, including every member of the Senate Republican leadership team, in urging Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel to abandon her proposal to reinstate the failed, heavy-handed Obama-era regulations on the internet. In their letter, the senators note that following the repeal of the Obama-era rules in 2017, all of the Democrats’ fear mongering claims—most notably that Americans would get the internet one word at a time—were debunked and proven to be completely false.

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Romney, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Wastewater Testing Systems for Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Senators Romney, Booker (D-NJ), and King (I-ME) today introduced the bipartisan Public Health Response and Emergency Detection Through Integrated Wastewater Surveillance (PREDICT) Act. This legislation would strengthen and expand the National Wastewater Surveillance System (NWSS), which was initially developed to coordinate and build the United States’ capacity to track the presence of SARS-CoV-2, and other infectious-disease causing pathogens in wastewater, by awarding grants to state, tribal, and local health departments.

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Park City Awarded $7.4 Million Federal Grant to Improve More Than 72 Bus Stops

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced that Park City Transit will receive a $7,393,183 federal grant from the FTA’s Bus and Bus Facilities discretionary grant program. According to FTA’s release, “the Utah Department of Transportation will receive this funding on behalf of Park City Transit to improve more than 72 bus stops, including rider amenities. The project will provide a safer, more appealing interface with riders, particularly in areas with historically disadvantaged communities as well as season visitors.”

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