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Mitt Romney alone among Utah delegation on gun safety bill

Utah’s four Republican congressmen voted against the bipartisan gun safety bill Friday, leaving Sen. Mitt Romney as the only member of the state’s federal delegation to support the package that now heads to the president’s desk. The House passed the measure — Congress’ most significant response to...
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Senate approves gun safety bill. How did Mitt Romney, Mike Lee vote?

WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a bipartisan gun safety bill, with one Utah Republican senator voting in favor of Congress' most significant response to mass shootings in nearly three decades and the other voting against. Sen. Mitt Romney was among 15 Republicans who joined all Senate Democrats in a...
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Gun safety bill: Mitt Romney votes yes, Utah GOP congressmen vote no

WASHINGTON — Utah's four Republican congressmen voted against the bipartisan gun safety bill Friday, leaving Sen. Mitt Romney as the only member of the state's federal delegation to support the package that now heads to the president's desk. The House passed the measure — Congress' most significant response to...
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Voices: From Josh Hawley to Mitt Romney, Republican Senators are drawing their battle lines on the bipartisan gun bill

Shortly before the bipartisan group of Senators negotiating a bill to combat gun violence released the text of their legislation, I caught up with a few of them. Most of the negotiators seemed happy with the place they arrived on Tuesday evening. When I asked Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia, who was part of the group of 20 (and whose word is as good as edict in Washington), whether he thought a vote could happen by the end of the week, he said, “I’m very, very optimistic.”When I asked Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, one of the other...
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Opinion: Mitt Romney says this bill would promote families and marriage

Leave it to Washington to spend a bunch of money propping up convoluted programs that, time and again, don’t work for today’s American family. Fortunately, this isn’t what Utahns depend on. The value placed in hard work, marriage, the family as the foundational unit, and nurturing every child is at the core of our success. Therefore, it’s no surprise that Utah continues to lead the nation in both family size and economic growth.
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Mitt Romney and Rand Paul among 14 Republicans voting against healthcare for veterans suffering from burn pits

Fourteen Republican senators, including Mitt Romney and Rand Paul, have voted against providing healthcare and benefits to US veterans who came home from America’s post-9/11 wars sick and dying from rare cancers and respiratory illnesses.On Thursday, the Senate passed the SFC Heath Robinson Honoring our PACT Act – a landmark bill that will presumptively link 23 conditions to a veterans’ exposure to burn pits while on deployment overseas.Now, around 3.5 million US veterans who lived and worked next to the huge open-air pits will finally be given automatic access to healthcare and disability benefits if they develop one of...
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Sen. Mitt Romney talks gun safety bill and Family Security Act 2.0

SALT LAKE CITY — In Washington, D.C., 10 Democrats and 10 Republicans, including Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, are negotiating a framework on gun safety bill. Romney joined Inside Sources host Boyd Matheson to give an update on the framework, as well as a bill he proposed today that would make investments in families called The Family Security Act 2.0.
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Mitt Romney among 10 GOP senators backing gun safety proposal

Sen. Mitt Romney is among a bipartisan group of senators who announced a framework Sunday for gun safety legislation. The deal includes resources for states to implement red flag laws, investment in mental health treatment and school security, and an added level of scrutiny for gun buyers under the age of 21.
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Sen. Mitt Romney joins GOP leaders backing bipartisan gun deal

A bipartisan group of 20 U.S. senators, including Utah's Mitt Romney, announced on Sunday they reached a deal aimed at reducing gun violence and keeping families safe. Romney is one of 10 Senate Republicans and 10 Senate Democrats backing the gun safety proposal.The big picture: After a string of mass shootings, the agreement is considered one of the most consequential gun safety proposals in years, Axios' Alayna Treene reports.What they're saying: "Our plan increases needed mental health resources, improves school safety and support for students, and helps ensure dangerous criminals and those who are adjudicated as mentally ill can’t purchase...
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