Press Releases

Sen. Lee Introduces Bill to Protect Ag Producers

Feb 28, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) led a bipartisan effort to reform agricultural checkoff programs. Joined by Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Rand Paul (R-KY), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), the bill will make checkoff programs more accountable to contributors.

Lee Introduces Balanced Budget Amendment

Feb 16, 2023

WASHINGTON – Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced an amendment to the United States Constitution requiring the federal government to balance its budget each year. Sen. Lee has consistently advocated for binding, structural spending reforms embedded in a constitutional amendment.

Sen. Lee Makes Debut at Senate Budget Committee

Feb 15, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) debuted at the first Senate Budget Committee hearing of the 118th Congress.

Sen. Lee Raises Concern Regarding Pfizer’s Practices

Feb 13, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) led a letter addressed to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Robert Califf, and the Acting Director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Lawrence Tabak, expressing grave concerns regarding a recent video in which Pfizer employee Dr. Jordon Triston Walker made alarming claims about the company's research practices and interactions with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Lee & Sinema Recognize Natural Products Industry

Feb 10, 2023

WASHINGTON – Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ) introduced the Natural Product Industry Week Resolution to highlight the contributions of the natural products industry to the American diet and the economy. The resolution designates October 23 through October 29 as “Natural Products Industry Week.”

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.