Press Releases

Senator Lee Takes on Monument Overreach

Sep 14, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), alongside Sens. Jim Risch (R-ID), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Mike Crapo (R-ID), and Mitt Romney (R-UT), introduced legislation to reform the Antiquities Act of 1906 to ensure more transparent and accountable designations of national monuments. Reps. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, M.D. (R-IA 1stDistrict) and John Curtis (R-UT 3rd District) introduced companion legislation in the House of Representatives.

Lee Amendment to NDAA Passes Senate

Jul 28, 2023

The Senate adopted Sen. Mike Lee's (R-UT) amendment to the FY24 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which requires the Secretary of State, in coordination with the Secretary of Defense, to review the ten countries with the largest U.S. armed forces presence and provide an assessment of the protections our servicemembers receive under the bilateral Status of Forces Agreements we hold with each country.

Lee, Roy Introduce the HERO Act

Jul 27, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Higher Education Reform and Opportunity (HERO) Act, a bill that brings transparency, accountability, and competition to higher education. Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) sponsored the HERO Act in the House of Representatives.

Lee to Media: End the Killer Fame Game

Jul 19, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. Andy Ogles (R-TN) introduced a resolution urging the media to engage in responsible and voluntary journalistic practices to deny mass public murderers the attention they seek and to minimize the potential 'media contagion effect' caused by sensationalistic reporting. The resolution aims to encourage a more balanced and ethical approach to reporting on violent incidents and to play a role in preventing the incitement of further acts of mass violence.

Lee Seeks Increased Competition in Biological Drug Market

Jul 13, 2023

Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Ben Ray Lujan (R-NM), Mike Braun (R-IN), and J.D. Vance (R-OH) introduced the Biosimilar Red Tape Elimination Act to increase competition within the biological drug market and increase access to low-cost prescription drugs.

No TSP Funding for Woke ESG

Jun 23, 2023

Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rick Scott (R-FL) introduced the No ESG at TSP Act, crucial legislation to safeguard taxpayer dollars from ideologically driven investment funds. Representative Chip Roy (R-TX) introduced a companion bill in the House of Representatives. The bill addresses the growing concerns surrounding Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives, which pose risks to our domestic energy supply and promotes divisive ideological agendas.

Senators: BlackRock’s ESG Activism Harms Americans

Jun 23, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and 10 of his Senate colleagues sent a letter to Chairman Phillips and Commissioners urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (the "Commission") to investigate the actions of BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, regarding its commitments to the Commission and its influence on utility operations.

Putting Patients First: Lee Spearheads Islet Transplantation Bill

Jun 22, 2023

Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Ted Budd (R-NC), and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced a bill aimed at empowering patients and improving the outdated regulation of islet transplantation, a cutting-edge treatment for individuals with Type 1 Diabetes. Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-MT) introduced a companion bill in the House of Representatives. Focused on patient-centered care, this effort would move islets to a more appropriate regulatory framework.

Sen. Lee Introduces 21st Century Worker Act

Jun 22, 2023

Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Mike Braun (R-IN) introduced the 21st Century Worker Act, a comprehensive bill to address confusion with current labor policy and promote flexible work arrangements. The proposed legislation establishes a bright line test to determine a worker's status, providing clarity and enabling businesses and workers to embrace flexibility.

Leveling the Playing Field: Senators Swing for Fair Competition in Baseball

Jun 15, 2023

Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Josh Hawley (R-MO) introduced a groundbreaking bill to repeal a century-old judicially-created exemption that grants Major League Baseball (MLB) a unique advantage over other professional sports leagues when it comes to antitrust laws.