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Reps. Bishop & Chaffetz release Utah Public Lands Initiative (PLI) Discussion Draft
January 20, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY – In a press conference held in the Gold Room of the Utah State Capitol, Reps. Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) released a discussion draft of the Utah Public Lands Initiative Act. Utah Governor Gary Herbert participated in the January 20th event. Reps. Bishop and Chaffetz also announced the website where the public and media may access the PLI discussion draft, maps, and a section-by-section description of the potential legislation. Senator Mike Lee will ... More
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Rep. Bishop Votes to Repeal Obamacare
January 6, 2016
Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) voted in favor of HR 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act. Following the vote, Rep. Bishop released the following statement: “I voted against the original Obamacare bill because it was bad policy. I argued for free market alternatives that were available at the time, but then-speaker Pelosi refused to allow them to be discussed. I’ve cast over 50 votes to change, modify, or repeal Obamacare. Our vote today is the best effort to force the pr... More
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Rep. Bishop Responds to Executive Actions on Gun Ownership
January 5, 2016
WASHINGTON – Rep. Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement after President Obama’s announcement of various executive actions on gun control: “The President is out of touch. He is exploiting tragedy for political gain. His proposals would not have prevented the recent tragedies our nation has endured. His requirements will not make the country safer. Criminals, not the countless citizens who obey the law, should be punished for their crimes. Enforcement of our current laws is how we keep g... More
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Rep. Bishop Votes YES on Funding Bill
December 18, 2015
WASHINGTON – Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement after the House passed the Omnibus Appropriations Act for FY2016: “This bill signals the end of the era of defense cuts. For too long, the Obama administration has weakened the US military by withholding the necessary funding to properly defend the nation. This bill is good for troops, their families, and the civilian workers who support them. The agreement finally starts the process of rebuilding the military. Rep. Bishop add... More
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Rep. Bishop Votes to Protect Americans from Tax Hikes
December 17, 2015
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) voted in favor of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act. The bill makes a number of tax provisions permanent and grants predictability, clarity, and certainty to individuals, families, and job creators. Rep. Bishop offered the following statement after the vote: “This bill reins in the overreaching IRS, and allows the American tax-payer more peace of mind. People can now plan for their futures because of the certainty this tax plan provides. This... More
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