Press Releases

Sen. Lee Praises Those Attending March for Life

Jan 20, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) praised those attending this year’s 2023 March for Life and expressed gratitude to all those fighting to protect the lives of the unborn.

Sen. Lee Delivers Message to Utahns

Jan 3, 2023

Washington, D.C. – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) delivered a message to Utahns as he was sworn in as a member of the 118th Congress by Vice President Kamala Harris on the floor of the US Senate, beginning his third term. Many members of Lee’s family attended the ceremony, including his wife, Sharon, and two of their children. Lee family friends were also in attendance.

Lee Amendment Continuing Pay and Benefits to Alkonis Family Unanimously Passes

Dec 22, 2022

The Senate unanimously adopted Sen. Mike Lee's (R-UT) amendment to the 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which directs the Secretary of the Navy to continue the pay and benefits of Navy Lt. Ridge Alkonis.

Sen. Mike Lee, 10 Colleagues Urge Pentagon to Freeze COVID-19 Vaccine-Related Discharges, Reinstate Discharged Soldiers with Backpay

Dec 16, 2022

Washington, D.C. – Today, following the Senate’s approval of the National Defense Authorization act (NDAA), Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) joined his colleagues in a letter to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. The Senators urged Secretary Austin to freeze all COVID-19 vaccine-related discharges, and to establish a quick and thorough process so all members who were discharged because they refused the COVID-19 vaccine can be reinstated with back pay and full benefits.

Sen. Lee Introduces the Interstate Obscenity Definition Act

Dec 14, 2022

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Interstate Obscenity Definition Act to establish a national definition of obscenity that would apply to obscene content transmitted via interstate or foreign communications.

Sen. Lee Introduces Bill to Protect Children Online

Dec 14, 2022

Washington, D.C. – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Shielding Children's Retinas from Egregious Exposure on the Net (SCREEN) Act, which would direct the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to issue a rule requiring all commercial pornographic websites to adopt age verification technology to ensure children cannot access pornographic content.

Sen. Lee, Rep. Biggs Lead Effort to Require COVID-19 Vaccine Transparency

Dec 1, 2022

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) introduced bills that would prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) from placing any vaccine for COVID-19 on the child and adolescent immunization schedule unless the Secretary provides clinical data relating to the safety and efficacy of the vaccine. Sens. Rubio and Hagerty joined as cosponsors to Sen. Lee’s version in the Senate.

Sen. Lee & Colleagues Write to Leader McConnell: “No Additional Spending …”

Nov 30, 2022

WASHINGTON - Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and colleagues delivered a letter to Leader Mitch McConnell expressing the need to pass a short-term Continuing Resolution that funds the federal government ONLY until shortly after the 118th Congress is sworn in. In the letter signed by Senators Lee, Cruz, Scott of Florida, and Braun, the Senators said in part:

Sen. Lee Introduces Biosimilar Red Tape Elimination Act

Nov 17, 2022

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Biosimilar Red Tape Elimination Act to increase competition within the biological drug market and reduce consumer costs.

Sen. Lee Plans Oversight of Grocery Mega-Merger

Oct 14, 2022

Sen. Lee issued the following statement in response to news reports that Kroger plans to buy Albertsons for $24.6 billion, combining two of the nation’s largest grocery chains at a time when food prices are already up 13% from last year.