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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
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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
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IN THE NEWS: U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop Honored as Guardian of Small Business by NFIB
September 17, 2014
www.NFIB.com For Immediate Release Contact: Eric Reller 202-314-2073 or Eric.Reller@NFIB.org 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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In Recognition of Constitution Day
September 17, 2014
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement in recognition of the 227th Constitution Day. “Failure to understand the distinct and defined roles within our constitutional form of government has significant implications. The federal government’s siphoning of power away from American citizens and the states is a prime example. The 10th Amendment and our Founding Fathers’ concept of federalism clearly define that the majority of the power resides with the people and t... More
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Bishop Selected Among HASC Members to Help Negotiate Final NDAA
September 12, 2014
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) was selected by House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Chairman Howard “Buck” McKeon (CA-25) as one of the key members tasked with helping to negotiate the annual National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is reviewed and voted on annually by the U.S. House of Representatives to provide funding for the U.S. Department of Defense’s budget. The bill provides funding for vital national defense capa... More
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