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Interior Department Announcement Changes Nothing
September 22, 2015
The US Fish and Wildlife service announced that the Greater Sage Grouse does not warrant specific protection under the Endangered Species Act for only the next 5 years. Representative Rob Bishop offers the following statement: “This announcement changes nothing. It was an act of fundamental dishonesty. The Sage Grouse problem is no better solved today than it was yesterday before this announcement. Despite the Administration’s decision, as long as the BLM is able to impose its will on the state ... More
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Rep. Bishop Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood
September 18, 2015
Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) released the following statement today after voting in favor H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, which would cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood for one year. "I've always opposed federal dollars going to Planned Parenthood, so I'm proud of the House taking a stand to cut off these taxpayer funds. The recent revelations from the undercover videos and the absolute disregard for human life shown in them should be troubling to all of us. It... More
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Rep. Bishop Votes NO on Iran Deal
September 11, 2015
Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) released the following statement following his NO vote on H.R. 3461. This vote asserts Rep. Bishop’s disapproval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action relating to the nuclear program of Iran, or ‘The Iran Deal.’ “The Iran Deal is a bad deal and increases, not decreases, the likelihood of war in that area. That’s why I cast a NO vote on the deal and a YES vote on maintaining the sanctions that were working. This is a deal that was struck between Iran, a few European nat... More
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Utah Delegation Sends Letter to Int. Secretary Jewell
August 5, 2015
WASHINGTON— Rep. Rob Bishop joined with the other members of Utah’s federal delegation in sending a letter to the Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. In the letter, the delegation informs Secretary Jewell that the creation of a National Monument in Utah would be detrimental to the Public Lands Initiative which enjoys wide support from local leaders and stakeholders. The letter also updates Secretary Jewell on an important land management vote taken by the San Juan County Commissio... More
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Rep. Bishop Reacts to Iran Deal
July 14, 2015
WASHINGTON – Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) released the following statement following the Obama Administration’s announcement of an agreement with Iran: “In March of this year I joined with 366 other members of Congress – on both sides of the aisle – to tell President Obama what we expected from these negotiations with Iran. Based on early reviews, I’m afraid this agreement fails to satisfy those demands. I fear that the proposed deal does nothing to prevent Iran from having nuclear weapon capabilities... More
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