Press Releases

Lee Leads Letter Questioning W.H.O. Abortion Guidelines

May 20, 2022

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Representative Doug Lamborn (R-CO) led 53 other House and Senate colleagues in sending a letter to Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (W.H.O.), urging a reversal on the Organization’s recent guidelines on abortion. These guidelines advocate for abortion on demand and critique conscious objections of healthcare providers. The updated guidelines follow years of controversy regarding the role, allegiance, and effectiveness of the W.H.O.

Lee Introduces Digital Advertising Act

May 19, 2022

Washington, D.C. – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), joined by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), has introduced the Competition and Transparency in Digital Advertising Act. The bill would restore and protect competition in digital advertising by eliminating conflicts of interest that have allowed the leading platforms in the market to manipulate ad auctions and impose monopoly rents on a broad swath of the American economy.

Support for Lee’s FORMULA Act

May 18, 2022

Washington, D.C. – Since introducing the Fixing Our Regulatory Mayhem Upsetting Little Americans (FORMULA) Act, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) has received wide support from congressional colleagues and outside groups. The FORMULA Act is aimed at combating domestic baby formula shortages and bolstering the supply chain to help American families feed their babies.

Lee Offers Amendment to Target and Pay For Ukraine Aid

May 16, 2022

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) has introduced an amendment to the House-passed, $40 billion Ukraine Aid package to streamline and target aid to meet the needs on the ground in the conflict. Sen. Lee’s amendment also would pay for the expenditure ensuring the aid does not add to the national deficit.

Sen. Lee to Introduce FORMULA Act

May 16, 2022

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) is finalizing his Fixing Our Regulatory Mayhem Upsetting Little Americans (FORMULA) Act to combat domestic baby formula shortages and bolster the supply chain to help American families feed their babies. In recent days, challenges in the baby formula supply chains have seen the out-of-stock rate for formula to triple from numbers seen six months ago. Recent shortages come in the immediate aftermath of a recall and temporary closure of a major American formula factory, but highlight systemic weaknesses in this vital supply chain. Due to the disruption, families in Utah and across the nation are struggling to feed their babies.

Sen. Lee Celebrates House Passage of RECA

May 12, 2022

The House of Representatives has passed Sen. Mike Lee’s (R-UT) two-year extension of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) ensuring that those Americans harmed by the nation’s early nuclear program can be compensated. Rep. Burgess Owens (UT-04) championed the RECA in the House. The United States Senate unanimously passed the Lee measure in April.

Sen. Lee Introduces Regulatory Reform Bills to Spur Economy

May 12, 2022

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the PIONEER Act today to create a federal regulatory sandbox reducing the heavy burden of federal regulations and allowing businesses to grow, develop, and innovate with an expanded degree of flexibility. The PIONEER Act joins Sen. Lee’s LIBERATE Act as proposals to reduce burdensome regulations on businesses to spur growth and bolster the struggling economy.

Sen. Lee Questions Pentagon About Covid Vaccine Military Discharges

Apr 28, 2022

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), who has long opposed federal Covid-19 vaccine mandates, sent a letter with Senator Roger Marshall (R-KS) and other senators asking Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to provide information on the number and nature of military discharges for not receiving a Covid vaccine. Reports show that more than 1,700 servicemembers have been discharged for their Covid vaccination status and many are being denied retirement or other service benefits as a result.

Senate Passes Downwinders Extension

Apr 28, 2022

The United States Senate unanimously passed Sen. Mike Lee’s (R-UT) two-year extension of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) ensuring that those Americans harmed by the nation’s early nuclear program can be compensated.

Sen. Lee’s Detailed Plan to Fight Inflation

Apr 14, 2022

Salt Lake City – Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) was joined by Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) in Utah this week as they discussed the nation’s energy needs and rising inflation costs on American families. The senators met with energy industry leaders, discussed the issues with local elected officials, and met with Utah families at a gas station in Bountiful about the impact of the President’s energy policies and inflation.