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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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Utah Lawmakers React to Obama Monument Designation
July 10, 2015
WASHINGTON – Today, Utah Congressmen Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz responded to President Obama’s impending use of the Antiquities Act in Lincoln County and Nye County Nevada to create the 700,000-acre Basin and Range National Monument. In making this announcement, the President will unilaterally wipe away a locally developed land plan without any public involvement or regard for the legislative process. Rep. Bishop: “Following the example of Jimmy Carter, the Obama Administration is using and a... More
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Rep. Bishop Objects to SCOTUS Decision
June 26, 2015
WASHINGTON – After the Supreme Court released its 5-4 decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, and it was held that the states are not empowered ... More
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Rep. Bishop is Chief Sponsor of Bill to Defend 2nd Amendment
June 10, 2015
WASHINGTON – Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) has introduced H.R. 2710, the Lawful Purpose and Self-Defense Act of 2015. This bill will reign in the Obama Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The ATF has attempted to ban ammunition used in the popular AR-15 rifle. The bill will eliminate the ATF’s illegitimate authority to prohibit this .223 caliber ammunition. This legislation will also eliminate ambiguity in current code that could allow the ATF and the Admi... More
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