Senator Romney released a statement regarding his measure to create a report on the geographical diversity of the United States’ passport agencies. In a letter to Secretary Blinken, Romney previously urged the State Department to improve their passport services by opening a passport agency in Salt Lake City.
Includes needed permitting and process review reforms, provides regulatory certainty, and expedites permitting of key projects such as the Mountain Valley Pipeline
SALT LAKE CITY— Today, Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah against President Biden’s
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.
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Speaker of the Utah House of Representatives Brad Wilson toured areas connected to and dependent on the survival of the Great Salt Lake.
Romney Joins Colleagues in Effort to Overturn Biden’s Onerous NEPA Rules, Save Historic Infrastructure Investments
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) joined colleagues, led by Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) in introducing a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to nullify the Biden administration’s new regulation, “National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementing Regulations Revisions,” that will further bog down the already-onerous federal permitting process and add further delay to building vital infrastructure projects and putting hard-working Americans back to work.
Romney Attends Navajo Utah Water Settlement Signing, Curls with Ukrainian Curlers and Attends Rock Climbing World Cup
While home in Utah during the Senate state work period, Senator Romney joined the signing of the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Agreement in Monument Valley. Later in the day, he curled with the Ukrainian National Curling Team at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns and attended the IFSC World Cup in Salt Lake City.
Romney Joins Bipartisan Letter Requesting Full Funding for the PILT Program in Fiscal Year 2023 Appropriations Bill
Senator Romney joined his colleagues in urging the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations to fully fund the Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program for fiscal year (FY) 2023. PILT provides payments to counties with non-taxable federal land within their borders to offset the lost property tax revenue.
Senator Romney joined U.S. Interior Secretary Haaland, Utah Governor Cox, Utah Lt. Governor Henderson, and Navajo Nation President Nez for the signing of the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Agreement.
Romney Joins Colleagues in Demanding NEPA Review of Biden Administration’s Undefined 30×30 Initiative
Senator Romney joined colleagues in sending a letter to White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Chair Brenda Mallory demanding they adhere to the National Environmental Policy Act requirements and undergo the proper analysis and public comment period for the Biden Administration’s goal of conserving at least 30 percent of our lands and waters by 2030.
Senator Romney joined Sen. Lee and Rep. Curtis in a joint statement regarding the President’s recent public appearance in which he misrepresented expansion of the Bears Ears National Monument support in Utah.