Press Releases

Lee Calls on President Obama to Submit Paris Climate Agreement to Senate

Nov 30, 2015

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement today in reaction to the beginning of the United Nations climate conference in Paris.

Lee Applauds Implementation of the USA Freedom Act

Nov 30, 2015

“Today both the safety and Constitutional rights of American citizens are more secure thanks to the USA Freedom Act,” Lee said. “Not only did the USA Freedom Act strengthen the Fourth Amendment rights of all Americans by ending the bulk collection of personal data, but it also better ensured national security by closing a loophole that prevented the government from tracking foreign terrorists once they entered the United States.”

U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, names Allyson Bell as new Chief of Staff

Nov 30, 2015

WASHINGTON—After serving for three years as Senator Lee’s chief of staff, Boyd Matheson is stepping down and will transition to become a consultant to the senator’s reelection campaign. Allyson Bell, who has served as Lee’s administrative director since he took office in 2011,will take over as chief of staff beginning in January.

Lee, Klobuchar React to Proposed Pfizer, Allergan Merger

Nov 24, 2015

WASHINGTON—Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) released the following statements today regarding the proposed merger of Pfizer and Allergan.

Lee Introduces Resolution Calling on President Obama to Submit Climate Deal to Senate as A Treaty

Nov 19, 2015

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced a resolution, S. Con. Res. 25, calling on President Obama to seek the Senate’s advice and consent on whatever climate agreement is produced in Paris, as required by Article II, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution. The resolution has 30 original cosponsors.

Lee Fights Broken Education Reauthorization Process

Nov 18, 2015

WASHINGTON—Today, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) delivered a speech on the Senate floor regarding the fraudulent manner in which the conference process has unfolded with respect to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorization bill.

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."