Press Releases

Senator Lee Introduces Four Bills to Protect the Unborn

Jan 19, 2024

As the nation prepares to observe the annual March for Life, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) is reinforcing his dedication to protecting the unborn by introducing four critical pieces of legislation: the Abortion is not Health Care Act, the Protecting Life in Health Savings Accounts Act, the Protecting Life in Foreign Assistance Act, and the Guaranteeing the Unborn Access to Respect and Dignity (GUARD) Act.

Lee Fires Back at Biden Gun Export Restrictions with New Bill

Dec 18, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), joined by Sens. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Rick Scott (R-FL), introduced the Protect American Gun Exporter Act. This bill comes in response to the Bureau of Industry and Security’s (BIS) recent 90-day pause on the issuance of new export licenses for firearms, ammunition, and component parts to non-governmental end users in most foreign countries.

Sen. Lee Bill Puts Parents in Charge

Dec 14, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Accelerating Children's Education (ACE) Act to bolster educational choices for American families. This bill addresses growing concerns among parents about the ideological influences in public education and the economic barriers to alternative schooling options.

Lee Introduces Suite of Bills to Revitalize American Ports

Dec 8, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced a series of legislative measures to bolster the United States' supply chain resilience and modernize its port infrastructure. The suite of four bills introduced by Senator Lee seeks to address long-standing impediments in the port sector and is poised to enhance the competitiveness of American maritime logistics.

Senator Lee Introduces Act to Defund and Depart UN

Dec 6, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Disengaging Entirely from the United Nations Debacle (DEFUND) Act, which calls for the United States' complete withdrawal from the United Nations (UN). This legislation confronts imperative issues of national sovereignty and fiscal accountability, which have been persistent points of criticism against the United States involvement in the UN. Representative Chip Roy (R-TX 21) spearheads the companion bill in the House of Representatives.

Sen. Lee Reintroduces the SCREEN Act to Protect Children from Online Pornography

Nov 15, 2023

WASHINGTON – Senator Mike Lee introduced the Shielding Children's Retinas from Egregious Exposure on the Net (SCREEN) Act, a step toward safeguarding minors from the pervasive threat of online pornographic content. Representative Mary Miller (R-IL) spearheads the companion bill in the House of Representatives.

Sen. Lee Welcomes New Chief of Staff

Nov 14, 2023

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) announced a transition in his senior staff today. Chief of Staff Allyson Bell will be taking on a new role as senior advisor to Senator Lee, continuing to support his initiatives and policy goals in Utah. Bell's leadership and dedication have been instrumental in advancing the Senator's legislative priorities and constituent services for eight years.

Lee Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Secure Privacy Protections for Americans

Nov 7, 2023

U.S. Senator Mike Lee, R-Utah, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., , Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, and Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., today introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Government Surveillance Reform Act, to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act with important new protections for Americans’ constitutional rights.

Lee Moves to Preserve Internet Freedom with Updated Bill

Oct 28, 2023

WASHINGTON - In a continued effort to prioritize fast, affordable Internet access for all Americans, Senator Lee introduced an updated version of the "Restoring Internet Freedom Act." This move comes in response to recent efforts by the FCC to revert to regulations reminiscent of dated telephone services.

Lee Bill Seeks to Protect Utah’s Historic Roads

Oct 26, 2023

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Historic Roadways Protection Act to safeguard roads that were vital in shaping Utah's rich pioneer history. This bill comes as a response to the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) recent decision to close 317 miles of roads in Utah, including many that have significant historical value.