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Executive Branch Overreach? Lawmakers Blame Themselves

February 9, 2016

WASHINGTON — Republicans outraged over abuse of executive authority typically blame power-mad Democratic presidents for acting outside the Constitution. Not Senator Mike Lee, the conservative Utah Republican. “This is of our own making,” said Mr. Lee, pointing his finger directly at Congress for a steady ceding of power from Capitol Hill to the executive branch. […]

Sen. Mike Lee Launches Congressional Project to Rein In Spending, Curtail President’s Power

February 3, 2016

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) is spearheading a project to help Congress reclaim powers it has ceded to the president by refusing to control federal spending. Lee and a handful of other lawmakers announced Wednesday their launch of the Article I Project (AIP), a network of conservative legislators who will work together to rein in out-of-control […]

Rise of the Licensing Cartel

Should only dentists be allowed to whiten people’s teeth? Or is this a service anyone should be allowed to offer? This may sound like a silly question at first, but when the deeper question of occupational licensing is applied to the broader economy, it turns out that there are millions of jobs and hundreds of […]

A Conservative Senator’s 5 Steps to Fix Congress

February 1, 2016

After Republicans won a majority in the Senate and maintained their majority in the House in November 2014, I proposed that the two chambers take five modest steps to repair what had become a dysfunctional legislative branch. This was part of my effort as the recently elected chairman of the Senate Steering Committee to put […]

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January 30, 2016

Clock Ticking on Email Privacy Reform

January 28, 2016

January 28 marks Data Privacy Day—an annual day to raise awareness about personal and data privacy in an era when we store the majority of our business and personal lives online. It is also an important opportunity to remind Congress that Americans’ digital privacy rights remain exposed under an outdated law called the Electronic Communications […]

March for Life 2016: Today, We Celebrate Life

January 25, 2016

Jan. 22 is a bittersweet day in America. On this day 43 years ago, the Supreme Court of the United States issued two unconscionable decisions in the cases of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton that made abortion legal and available on demand across the country. These decisions defied the spirit and the letter […]

Mike Lee Bids to Reclaim Congressional Power from the Executive

January 22, 2016

 ‘Do you see those stacks of papers over there?” Just pointing won’t suffice for Senator Mike Lee. He gets up from his chair and walks over to a wooden cabinet in the corner of his office. The shelves are filled with stacks of white paper. My eyes settle on one of the thicker sheaves, which […]

Scott Anderson (Zions Bank CEO)
Scott Anderson (Zions Bank CEO) (Zions Bank CEO)
“It is an honor to co-chair Senator Lee’s national reelection committee with former Governor Huntsman. Mike Lee’s impact and influence in the US Senate continues to grow as he collaborates on an agenda focused on meaningful reform and empowering good people...”
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
"I have known, worked with, and admired Mike Lee for many years. He is at the forefront of a new generation of leaders in Washington and I am excited to assist him as Co-Chair of his national reelection committee."
STEPHEN OHLEMACHER (Associated Press)
STEPHEN OHLEMACHER (Associated Press)(Associated Press)
"Rubio-Lee Tax Plan Rewards Investors, Parents, Businesses"
Jim Pethokoukis (The American Conservative)
Jim Pethokoukis (The American Conservative)
Lee Navigates GOP Confusion“Senator Mike Lee of Utah is offering fellow Republicans a possible path out of the political and policy wilderness.”
Goal of New Initiative“It’s messy and noisy and even a little bit uncomfortable. But the center of gravity is shifting. We’re not just opposing a president. We’re developing an agenda — a modern, pro-growth, principled agenda for our party."Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI)
National Review
Lee’s concrete proposal is heartening“For a political party too often seen as out of touch, aligned with the rich, indifferent to the less fortunate, and uninterested in solving the problems of working families, Republicans could not ask for a more worthy cause around which to build a new conservative reform ...
National Review
Lee credited for over half of reform legislation“I’m confident that I do not speak only for myself in saying that my opposition to almost all of Obama’s policies is quite sincere. And about three-quarters of the proposing legislation that bears the reform-conservative imprint would not exist if not for the ...

The two most important choices we face:

WHAT WE WILL STAND FOR?

WHO WE WILL STAND WITH?

Mike Lee’s Conservative Reform Agenda
follows the Utah model to:

  • ✓ Create upward mobility for the poor
  • ✓ Expand opportunity for the middle class
  • ✓ End special priviledges for the well connected and political elite
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