Senator Romney joined KSL Sunday Edition with Boyd Matheson for a wide-ranging interview to discuss the issues impacting Utah, as well as some of the biggest challenges facing our nation—both at home and abroad.
Senator Romney this week continued to highlight how the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the bipartisan infrastructure bill he negotiated with colleagues, is benefitting Utah’s communities.
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.
Senator Romney applauded a $24.5 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for 15 Wasatch Front region projects that will improve transit access.
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.”
Senators Romney, Braun (R-IN), and Marshall (R-KS) placed their support behind bipartisan railway safety legislation led by Senator Vance (R-OH). Senators Hawley (R-MO) and Rubio (R-FL) are original cosponsors. The Railway Safety Act is scheduled for a committee markup this Wednesday, May 10.
$10 million in funding secured by Senator Romney during Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act negotiations WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) applauded the major milestone reached
Utah continues to benefit from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the bipartisan infrastructure bill negotiated by Senator Romney and his colleagues.
The Department of the Interior announced the allocation of more than $39 million to continue fulfilling the Navajo Utah Water Settlement, funding which was secured by Senator Romney during negotiations of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Romney Welcomes $5.5 Million Investment from Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill to Advance Wildfire Resilience in Utah
Senator Romney today welcomed an announcement from the Department of the Interior that it has invested more than $5.5 million in fiscal year 2022 funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to advance wildfire resilience work and support fuels management projects in Utah on 24,490 acres of land across the state.
EPA announces $63 million in historic federal funding to Utah for clean watersheds and drinking water
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $63 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding to Utah for water infrastructure improvements. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law allocates more than $50 billion to EPA toward repairing the nation’s essential water infrastructure, which helps communities access clean, safe and reliable drinking water, increase resilience, collect and treat wastewater to protect public health, clean up pollution and safeguard vital waterways.
Romney Joins Collins and Portman in Urging Commerce Department to Implement Broadband Expansion as Congress Intended
Senator Romney joined Senators Collins and Portman in sending a letter to Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, calling on the department to follow congressional intent in implementing the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program that was created through the bipartisan infrastructure law negotiated by Senator Romney and his colleagues.