Press Releases

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.

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(R-UT), Ted Budd (R-NC), and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced a bill aimed at empowering patients and improving the outdated regulation of islet transplantation, a cutting-edge treatment for individuals with Type 1 Diabetes.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.

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.

Lee Harnesses Unused Budget Authority to Aid Great Salt Lake

Jun 13, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) introduced the Great Salt Lake Water Stewardship Act, critical legislation that addresses the dire ecological crisis facing the Great Salt Lake.

Sen. Lee Introduces ARTICLE ONE Act to Reclaim Congressional Power

Jun 9, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the ARTICLE ONE Act, a bill that would reclaim significant legislative powers delegated to the executive branch by the National Emergencies Act of 1976.

Sen. Lee Introduces FORMULA 3.0

Jun 1, 2023

Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), and Bob Menendez (D-NJ)—along with Reps. Adrian Smith (R-NE) and Don Beyer (D-VA) introduced the FORMULA 3.0 Act. Building upon the success of his previous bills. Sen. Lee's latest legislation aims to permanently waive tariffs and ease trade barriers on infant formula, ensuring a stable and accessible supply for families across the United States.

Senator Lee to seek vote on Amendment to the "Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023"

Jun 1, 2023

Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) has introduced an amendment to the "Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023" in a move to promote fiscal accountability and regulatory reform. The amendment seeks to strike Section 265 from the Act, a provision that undermines fiscal restraint in proposed regulatory rule-making.

Sen. Lee to Speak Against Biden-McCarthy Deal

May 31, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) will speak on the Senate floor, offering his critique of the "Fiscal Responsibility Act."

University of Utah Research Park Act Passes Committee

May 18, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Sen. Mitt Romney's (R-UT) University of Utah Research Park Act passed the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on a unanimous vote.

Sen. Mike Lee Stands United with House Republicans on Debt Ceiling Negotiations

May 17, 2023

On the steps of the U.S. Capitol, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) joined Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, Senate Conference Chairman John Barrasso, House Conference Chairwoman Elise Stefanik, Congressman Dusty Johnson, Senate Conference Vice Chairwoman Shelley Moore Capito, and Congressman Chip Roy, along with other members of the House and Senate, for a press conference hosted by Speaker McCarthy. The conference was held amidst ongoing debt limit negotiations between Speaker McCarthy and President Joe Biden.