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Rep. Bishop Votes to Kill the Death Tax
April 16, 2015
WASHINGTON— The House voted today to repeal the Death Tax. Congressman Rob Bishop was a co-sponsor of this bill and voted in favor of its passage today. Congressman Bishop issued the following statement regarding the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015. “I voted to repeal the death tax today because it is an immoral double taxation. It hits grieving families at the most tragic of times. One should not be required to pay a tax for dying. The death tax can force a farmer to sell land, equipment and prope... More
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Rep. Bishop laments the passing of Governor Norm Bangerter
April 15, 2015
“My thoughts and prayers are with the Bangerter family at this time of loss. Norm’s service to the state of Utah is unparalleled. He made hard decisio... More
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Bishop Statement on Continuing Resolution & Omnibus Package
December 11, 2014
WASHINGTON— Late last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2015. The legislation averts a shutdown of the federal government and limits the budget of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through February 2015. The short-term funding of DHS prevents long-term implementation of the President’s amnesty policy, allowing the House and Senate to address the executive order in the new Congress. Additionally, it a... More
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House and Senate Reach Agreement on FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act
December 3, 2014
WASHINGTON—The House of Representatives and U.S. Senate released the final draft of the fiscal year (FY) 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) served as a House negotiator, working with Senate counterparts on some of the key terms of the agreement. Among other things, the FY2015 legislation includes additional funding for our nation’s military depots, prevents the transfer of Apache helicopters from the National Guard to the Army, includes funding to supp... More
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Obama’s Use of Antiquities Act Would Cut Coloradans out of the Legislative Process
December 3, 2014
WASHINGTON— The Obama Administration announced this week that Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Deputy Director Steve Ellis will visit the Browns Canyon area of Colorado on Saturday, December 06, 2014. House Natural Resources Committee Chairman-elect Rob Bishop (UT-01) raised concerns that this visit may signal the Administration’s intention to use the controversial Antiquities Act to create a new national monument, usurping the power of the legislative process... More
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