Working Families


Romney Leads Bill to Lift People Out of Social Safety Net and Into Workforce

Senator Romney introduced the One Door to Work Act, legislation which would allow states the flexibility to implement Utah’s successful model of consolidating federal workforce development and social safety net programs within a single state entity—like Utah’s Department of Workforce Services—to help unemployed workers reintegrate more quickly into the workforce.

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Romney Joins Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Youth from Online Harm

Senator Romney cosponsored the Kids Online Safety Act, bipartisan legislation to provide young people and parents with the tools, safeguards, and transparency they need to protect against online harm to minors. The bill requires social media platforms to put the well-being of children first by providing an environment that is safe by default.

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Romney Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Hold E-Cigarette Companies Accountable for Youth Vaping Crisis

Senator Romney joined his colleagues, led by Senator Shaheen (D-NH), in reintroducing bipartisan legislation to protect children from the dangers of e-cigarettes. The Resources to Prevent Youth Vaping Act would require e-cigarette manufacturers to pay user fees to the FDA to help conduct stronger oversight of the e-cigarette industry and increase awareness for the danger of e-cigarettes.

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Romney Joins Bicameral Call for Biden to Withdraw EV Mandate

Senator Romney joined a bicameral group of 120 colleagues, led by Senators Crapo (R-ID) and Cruz (R-TX), and Representative Walberg (R-MI), in sending a letter to U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Deputy Administrator Sophie Shulman calling for the withdrawal of the Biden Administration’s proposed Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards for passenger cars and light-duty trucks.

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Romney Highlights Progress on Top Priorities in 2023 Year in Review Report

As 2024 begins, Senator Romney released a report detailing the policy and constituent services highlights from the past year. Major legislative highlights included enactment of Romney bills that equip the U.S. to better counter the rise of China, bolster the role Utah plays in our national defense, and advance efforts to bring a passport agency to Salt Lake City.

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Romney Applauds Federal Investment in Utah’s Critical Minerals Manufacturing

Senator Romney applauded an announcement by the U.S. Economic Development Administration that it would invest in Utah’s critical mineral production and manufacturing industry. The announcement comes after Romney advocated on behalf of the Intermountain Critical Materials Consortium, a collaborative group of industry partners led by the Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative, which is developing a regional strategy to advance the production and manufacturing of critical minerals needed for clean energy technologies, many of which lack any domestic production presence.

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