Press Coverage and Congressional Statements


December 7, 2019

The Trump Administration Is About To Make Tracing Your Roots A Lot More Expensive

December 12, 2019

‘It’s unthinkable’: Romney says new fee could raise cost of family history records by 500%

CBS News

December 9, 2019

The Trump Administration Is About To Make Tracing Your Roots A Lot More Expensive

Senator Mitt Romney

December 6, 2019

Senator Mitt Romney's official Facebook page
Senator Romney official website


December 30, 2019

The cost of getting genealogical records from the government could go up nearly 500%. An effort is underway to stop that


November 20, 2019

Records Not Revenue!

NPR Morning Edition

December 26, 2019

Fees Could Go Up For Historical Family Records

The Salt Lake Tribune

December 11, 2019

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney objects to big fee increase for federal genealogy records

Nichi Bei Foundation

December 5, 2019

Urgent response needed to keep records of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services accessible


December 12, 2019

Romney among those opposed to proposed 400% fee increase for genealogy program

La Opinión

December 29, 2019

El alto costo para conocer la historia de sus antepasados inmigrantes

New Jersey Journal

December 5, 2019

Genealogy is expensive and, if not stopped, one price is about to go waaay up | Tracing Our Roots

Deseret News

December 11, 2019

Sen. Mitt Romney questions fee hikes that will hit family history researchers hard


December 17, 2019

Family tree fees: Costs for genealogy records could go up by 380% with new proposal

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

December 22, 2019

U.S. government set to triple fees for genealogy records

NPR Health News

December 29, 2019

Tracing Your Family's Roots May Soon Get A Lot More Expensive