News List

  • OP-ED: The Founders Implemented Structural Provisions to Protect Liberty
    Jun 28, 2013

    Though not specifically named in the document, the principles of “separation of power” and of “Federalism” were designed to insure individual liberty. By Rep. Rob Bishop Inside the House chamber in Washington, the upper wall is surrounded by the cameos of all the world’s great lawgivers. Hamarabi, S... More
  • My view: Federal and state power is out of balance
    May 8, 2013

    By Rob Bishop For the Deseret News Having been Speaker of the House in Utah, I realized that the federal and state partnership so brilliantly designed by our Founding Fathers was out of balance. I recognized how the rules and regulations from Washington, D.C., prevented state and local lawmakers fro... More
  • National Review: Restoring Madison’s Vision
    Sep 17, 2010

    Restoring Madison’s Vision September 17, 2010 7:00 A.M. By Eric Cantor Two hundred twenty-one years ago, James Madison was elected to Congress from Virginia. I have been reflecting recently on what the “Father of the Constitution” might have to say if he could sit in on today’s Congress. The structu... More
  • Op-ed: Defending the Constitution
    Sep 17, 2010

    Defending the Constitution By Congressman Joe Pitts On September 17, 1787, the Constitutional Convention signed the final draft of the Constitution. That document has stood the test of time, providing both stability and liberty. Just before signing the Constitution, Benjamin Franklin noted that whil... More
  • Constraining the Great Meddler and Reviving the 10th Amendment
    Jun 15, 2010

    A Line of Sight- By Congressman Tom Price (R-GA)— Republican Study Committee (RSC) Chairman and Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT)— Co-Founder of the 10th Amendment Task Force Across America, there is a growing restlessness and discontent toward Washington, D.C. Frustration is in the air. A recent poll f... More
  • BISHOP: Giving Americans a new voice
    May 26, 2010

    OP-ED by Congressman Rob Bishop, Washington Times Americans are fed up. They're frightened by an exploding debt and frustrated with an unresponsive federal government. They're tired of a sagging economy and unelected bureaucrats who seem to think Washington always knows what's best. A recent poll fo... More
  • Federalism: The Founders' Formula for Freedom
    May 20, 2010

    by Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT), Institute for Policy Innovation Inside the House chamber in Washington D.C., the upper wall is surrounded by the cameos of all the world’s great lawgivers. Moses, as the greatest lawgiver, is the only one with a full face. The others are all side views. The only Ame... More
  • The Case for Federalism: The Founders’ forgotten formula for freedom
    May 6, 2010

    For my whole life, Republicans have tried to reduce the size and scope of the federal government. Yet, over the last five decades, the federal government has continued to grow. Federal spending surpassed $100 billion per year in 1962. It reached $1 trillion in 1987. In 2010, federal spending will su... More
  • Federalism Works
    May 6, 2010

    The federal government dominates every aspect of our lives. It has become immense in its size, reach and expense. Since 1995 alone, the federal government has issued nearly 60,000 new rules governing everything from the size of the holes in Swiss cheese to what colors are allowed for surgical stitch... More