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House Natural Resources Committee Chairman-elect Rob Bishop Names Staff Director and Deputy Staff Director
November 20, 2014
WASHINGTON—House Natural Resources Committee Chairman-elect Rob Bishop (UT-01) today announced the appointment of Jason Knox as Staff Director and Todd Ungerecht as Deputy Staff Director for the 114th Congress. Jason Knox previously worked on the House Natural Resources Committee from 2006 to 2011. Knox then made the transition to the Senate Budget Committee where he handled energy and environmental issues. He most recently served as a Counsel on the House Energy and Commerce Committee under Cha... More
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Congressman Bishop Responds to Potential Amnesty Announcement from President Obama
November 20, 2014
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama’s administration has signaled that the President intends to announce today plans to grant some sort of legal status to more than five million people who are currently in the United States illegally. "We are supposed to be a nation of laws, but what the President is doing is an abuse of his authority. Like all Americans, I share a sense of compassion and understanding for families caught in these difficult circumstances, but the President's plan does not fix the ... More
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IN THE NEWS: Our View- Bishop, Chaffetz move on up
November 20, 2014
by Standard-Examiner Editorial Board view online here As expected, longtime Top of Utah representative to the U.S. House, Rob Bishop, was named chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee. It’s a top-level position for Bishop, allowing him to play a major role in congressional decisions involving the Interior Department and the stewardship of public lands. Bishop is inheriting a position that his predecessor, former Rep. Jim Hansen, once held. Another Utah U.S. representative who grabbed a... More
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Rep. Rob Bishop Named Chairman of House Natural Resources Committee
November 18, 2014
WASHINGTON—Today, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) announced that Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) will serve as Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee for the 114th Congress. Congressman Bishop currently serves as Chairman of the Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee. He is recognized by his colleagues in Congress for being a dedicated advocate for public lands and natural resource issues. “I am honored to have been selected to serve in this important new role ... More
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Bishop Joins in Support of Keystone XL Pipeline
November 14, 2014
WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today joined in support of legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline [H.R. 5682]. “As we look to improve upon and grow the way we transport and develop natural resources here at home and with our allies, there is a clear and present need for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Unnecessary delays in this project can be attributed to political gamesmanship on behalf of the President and Democrats in the Senate. It is my hope that Senator Reid a... More
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