Press Releases

Press releases are archived according to their release date. For press releases by topic, please see the Issue Positions page.
U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), a current member and former Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Chairman of the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force, made the following statement at today’s Judiciary Committee hearing on net neutrality.
U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), current member and former Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Chris Coons, member of the Judiciary Committee, today applauded the House Judiciary Committee’s passage of the Trade Secrets Protection Act (H.R. 5233). Coons and Hatch introduced similar legislation in the Senate, the Defend Trade Secrets Act, in April.

Sep 17 2014

Senate, House Republican Leaders Demand Immediate Details on HealthCare.Gov Security Problems

Question whether administration has complied with the law in protecting Americans’ personal information

Republican committee leaders in the Senate and House today called on the Obama administration to provide details on the security of HealthCare.gov after a report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) found systemic security weaknesses in the website, many because of administration actions, that could leave Americans’ personal information vulnerable to attack.
Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Bob Casey (D-Penn.) to reauthorize the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) program has passed the Senate.

Sep 16 2014

House Passes Hatch, Matheson Legislation Reauthorizing Emergency Medical Services for Children Program

Bill Now Goes to the President’s Desk to Become Law

U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Congressman Jim Matheson (UT-04) announced today that legislation they introduced to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program has passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 405-4.