Press Releases

Sen. Lee and Utah Delegation Celebrate Pioneer Day

Jul 25, 2017

WASHINGTON - Today, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and the Utah federal delegation welcomed members of the Utah business community as they celebrated Pioneer Day in Washington, DC. The event featured products from around the state of Utah and served to highlight Utah businesses. It was held as a Pioneer Day celebration for members of the Utah delegation and Utahns living in or visiting Washington, DC.

Sens. Lee, Leahy, Hoeven, Cruz Introduce Congressional Clerkship Act

Jul 20, 2017

WASHINGTON – Today, Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), John Hoeven (R-ND), and Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced the Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Act, a bill that would improve the business of Congress and increase the public’s understanding of its work by establishing a structured congressional clerkship program for recent law school graduates and young lawyers.

Sen. Lee Introduces National Labor Relations Board Reform Bill

Jul 20, 2017

WASHINGTON – Today, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced legislation that would strip the National Labor Relations Board of its power to prosecute and adjudicate labor disputes.

Sen. Lee Responds to New DOJ Asset Forfeiture Policy

Jul 19, 2017

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement Wednesday regarding the Department of Justice’s new asset forfeiture policy

Sen. Lee Supports Amb. Huntsman Nomination

Jul 19, 2017

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) released the following statement regarding Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr.’s nomination as US Ambassador to Russia “Few people are more ready to answer a call to serve our country than Ambassador Huntsman,” Sen Lee said. “I have every confidence that he will ably and honestly serve our nation again."

Sen. Mike Lee to Vote No on Senate Health Bill

Jul 17, 2017

“After conferring with trusted experts regarding the latest version of the Consumer Freedom Amendment, I have decided I cannot support the current version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act,” Sen. Lee said.

Sen. Lee, Rep. Gosar and Colleagues Send Letter Asking Sec. Carson to Rescind Zoning Rule

Jul 14, 2017

WASHINGTON – Today, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. Gosar (R-AZ) joined a letter with twelve Senate and six House colleagues in asking Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to rescind the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Final Rule in an effort to empower local communities to tackle their own unique zoning challenges

Sen. Lee Issues Statement on New Senate Health Bill

Jul 13, 2017

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement Thursday after a new version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act was released: “The new Senate health care bill is substantially different from the version released last month and it is unclear to me whether it has improved,” Sen. Lee said. “I will need time to study the new version and speak with experts about whether it does enough to lower health insurance premiums for middle class families.”

Sen. Lee Welcomes August Work

Jul 11, 2017

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement Tuesday, after it was announced the first two weeks of August recess had been cancelled: “The American people elected us to govern and when our ability to govern is thwarted by artificially imposed deadlines it doesn’t’ serve anyone’s interest,” Sen. Lee said. “We have an enormous amount of work to do and whether you are on the left, right, or in the middle, it is difficult to dispute the fact that there is a lot that needs to be done. It just doesn’t make any sense to take the month of August off and that is why I welcome leadership’s decision to cancel the first two week of the planned August break.”

Sen. Lee Announces Health Care Town Hall

Jul 5, 2017

WASHGINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee announced his next town hall will be a health care town hall today. The Live Access event will occur next Wednesday, July 12 at 6pm MT.