Press Releases

Sen. Lee Announces Guest for State of the Union

Feb 6, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) announced Utah Gov. Spencer Cox as his guest for President Biden's State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 7.

Senate GOP Introduce Concealed-Carry Reciprocity Bill

Feb 2, 2023

Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), John Cornyn (R-TX) and Bill Hagerty (R-TN), along with 42 of their Senate colleagues, introduced the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which would allow individuals with concealed carry privileges in their home state to exercise those rights in any other state that allows concealed carry, while still abiding by that state’s laws.

Lee Leads Letter to President Biden

Jan 27, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and 23 of his Senate colleagues sent a letter to President Biden expressing opposition to a debt-ceiling hike without real structural spending reform that reduces deficit spending.

Lee Reintroduces Bill to Empower Parents of K-12 Students

Jan 26, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) reintroduced the Children Have Opportunities in Classrooms Everywhere (CHOICE) Act to afford low-income families with K-12 students the choice to use federal education funds to pursue the best educational options for their child(ren). Sens. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL), Ted Budd (R-NC), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Roger Wicker (R-MS) cosponsored the legislation.

US DOJ Sues Google: Lee, Klobuchar, Cruz, & Blumenthal Issue Joint Statement

Jan 24, 2023

The US Department of Justice has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit against Google. Senators Mike Lee (R-UT), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) released a joint statement.

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 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.