HOUSE MINORITY LEADER
Representative Angela Romero represents House District 25 in the Utah State Legislature and is currently the House Minority Leader. She heads the first all-female House minority leadership team in the Utah State Legislature.
At the state legislature, Representative Romero has been a champion for women and children. Representative Romero works on legislation for victim’s rights, human trafficking, and sexual assault and domestic violence prevention. During her service, Representative Romero successfully passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act and the Statewide Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence Prevention Program appropriation request of 3.6 million dollars. She also worked diligently to secure funding to end the rape test kit backlog. Representative Romero also sponsored legislation creating Utah’s Murdered and Missing Indigenous Relatives Task Force.
Outside her legislative capacity Representative Romero works with local government, overseeing community programs and initiatives in the Division of Youth and Family Programs, including supervising the YouthCity Government Program and My Brother’s Keeper. Representative Romero is dedicated to ensuring youth have access to the political process and civic engagement.
Education Interim Committee
Ethnic Studies Commission
Executive Appropriations Committee
House Education Committee
House Ethics Committee
House Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Committee
Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee
Legislative Management Committee
Murdered and Missing Indigenous Relatives Task Force
Native American Legislative Liaison Committee
HB0018 - Online Dating Safety Amendments
HB0019 - Rape Crisis Center Modifications
HB0115 - Child Abuse Reporting Revisions
HB0271 - Educator Salaries Adjustments Increase
HB0310 - Abortion Penalty Amendments
HJR004 - Joint Resolution Honoring the Sikh Community