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MEDIA ADVISORY-Bishop to Hold 10th Annual Education Conference at Utah State Capitol
October 20, 2014
WASHINGTON—Tomorrow, more than 160 high school students from Utah’s First Congressional District will attend the 10th annual Education Conference hosted by Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) at the Utah State Capitol. Each year students join together at the state capitol to engage in discussions on topics pertaining to the three branches of federal government, history, and the election process. “I am grateful to the teachers, staff, volunteers, and speakers who help make this conference possible for ... More
IN THE NEWS: (BLOOMBERG) Utah Representative Likely Has Clear Path To Chair House Natural Resources Panel
October 3, 2014
By Anthony Adragna — Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) appears to have a clear path to chair the House Natural Resources Committee to succeed retiring chairman Rep. Doc Hastings (R-Wash.) after the only Republican in Bishop's path told Bloomberg BNA Oct. 2 that he wouldn't run. “[Bishop] is actively working toward that goal and is hopeful that he will be selected as the next chairman,” Melissa Subbotin, an aide to Bishop, told Bloomberg BNA. “Despite there being significant support behind his bid for cha... More
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President Obama Applies Antiquities Act to the Oceans
September 25, 2014
WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama today wielded his executive powers to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument by six times its original size. The expanded national monument will now total 490,000 square miles. This area, which is three times larger than the State of Montana, will be off limits to commercial fishing and exploration for deep-sea energy development. Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), who has raised concerns about the fact that Presidents are not required to seek ... More
IN THE NEWS: Critics Reject Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial Compromise, Optimistic About Change
September 17, 2014
By Hannah Hess, Roll Call Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, wants a simpler design. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call FIle Photo) After 15 years of planning a memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the design might move forward without architect Frank Gehry’s name attached to it. In a Wednesday meeting blocks from Capitol Hill, the Eisenhower Memorial Commission will be presented with two plans for the four-acre site in Southwest Washington slated to become a memor... More
IN THE NEWS: U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop Honored as Guardian of Small Business by NFIB
September 17, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Eric Reller 202-314-2073 or WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 17, 2014 – The National Federation of Independent Business, the nation’s leading small business association, today named U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-1) a Guardian of Small Business for his outstanding voting record on behalf of America’s small-business owners in the 113th Congress. NFIB President and CEO Dan Danner praised Rep. Bishop for “standing up for small business.” In presenti... More
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