Press Releases

Lee Applauds Fifth Circuit Decision Upholding Injunction of Obama’s Executive Amnesty Program

Nov 10, 2015

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement Tuesday, following the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decision affirming a federal district court’s nationwide injunction against President Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program.

Senator Lee Delivers Remarks on “National Pregnancy Center Week

Nov 10, 2015

WASHINGTON—Today, Senator Mike Lee delivered remarks on the Senate floor regarding “National Pregnancy Center Week.” Senator Lee requested unanimous consent from the Senate to approve Senate Resolution 37, which would designate the second week in November as “National Pregnancy Center Week.” Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) objected to the request.

Lee Calls on Congress to Assert Constitutional Powers Ahead of Climate Talks

Nov 4, 2015

WASHINGTON – Wednesday at The Heritage Foundation, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) called on Congress to assert its constitutional powers ahead of the upcoming U.N. climate-change negotiations in Paris.

Lee, Hartzler Introduce Resolution Recognizing "National Pregnancy Center Week"

Nov 3, 2015

WASHINGTON - Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) introduced similar resolutions in the Senate and House today that designate the week of November 8, as "National Pregnancy Center Week."

Lee, Klobuchar Announce Hearing on Anti-Trust Implications of Occupational Licensing Regulations

Oct 29, 2015

WASHINGTON—Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today announced that the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights will be holding a hearing on Nov. 18th entitled, “License to Compete: Occupational Licensing and the State Action Doctrine.”

Lee Explains Vote Against Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act

Oct 28, 2015

“The bill allows companies to share information with the government even if they promise their customers in their user agreements that they would not, and the users can’t sue,” Lee continued. “Neither privacy advocates nor civil liberty experts were included in the deliberations.”

Lee, Klobuchar React to Walgreens-Rite Aid Merger

Oct 28, 2015

WASHINGTON—Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Chairman and Rank Member respectively of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, issued the following statements in response to the announced merger between Walgreens and Rite Aid.

Lee’s Statement in Opposition to Latest Budget Deal

Oct 28, 2015

“As bad as the process that produced this budget deal is,” Lee said, “the policy is arguably worse.”

Lee, Sessions Send Letter to Colleagues Urging Opposition to Budget Deal

Oct 28, 2015

WASHINGTON – Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Jeff Sessions (R-AL) sent a Dear Colleague letter to their fellow senators Wednesday urging them to oppose the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.

Lee Reacts to Failure of Utah’s Obamacare Co-op

Oct 28, 2015

WASHINGTON - Today, Sen. Mike Lee (R–UT) released the following statement regarding recent reports that more than 50,000 Utahns will lose their health insurance thanks to the closing of Utah’s Obamacare cooperative Arches Health Plan.