Mar 04 2014
Utah Senator Says, “Rather than create a road map that will lift the ailing economy, spur new job growth and secure higher wages for hard-working families, this budget represents a campaign blueprint designed to drum up the President’s left-wing base during an election year."
U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, today issued the following statement in response to the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Budget that was submitted to Congress.
Mar 04 2014
Hatch Calls on Administration to Utilize all Available Tools to Ensure Russia Complies with International Law
“While I insist that the Administration begin using the tools already at its disposal with respect to Russia, I am also prepared to work with you, including through legislation, to give you further tools to bring pressure to bear on Russia, if necessary.”
In a letter today, Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), called on Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and U.S. Trade Rep. Michael Froman to fully utilize the tools at its disposal to demonstrate to Russia the importance of complying with its international obligations and offered to work with the Administration to put more tools at its disposal if necessary.
Feb 27 2014
Report Found That Seniors Could See Reduced Benefits, Premium Increases Of Between $65 To $145 A Month Over Next Two Years
Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) today said a new study by Oliver Wyman confirmed that steep cuts to the popular Medicare Advantage (MA) program will hurt seniors’ access to quality and affordable health care.
Feb 27 2014
In Speech on Senate Floor, Utah Senator Says, “We need to call this what it is: an affront to free speech and the right of all American citizens to participate in the democratic process. It is an attempt by the administration to marginalize its critics and silence them altogether.”
In a speech on the Senate floor today, Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) called on the Obama Administration to protect the First Amendment and put an end to the proposed Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rule designed to suppress the free speech of 501(c)4 groups, or social welfare organizations.
Feb 26 2014
Members of Delegation Have Been Pushing for Construction of Maintenance Facility for Next Generation Aircraft
U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-1) today announced that both the Senate and House have approved funding for the construction of a new maintenance hangar at Hill Air Force Base for the F-35 stealth fighter jet.