News List

  • New Legislation Would Give States a Tool to Challenge Out-of-touch Federal Policies
    May 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today joined with 20 fellow Members of Congress to introduce the Repeal Amendment [H.J. Res. 115]. This legislation would allow states to repeal a federal law or policy viewed to be out of touch with the priorities of the country by joining together in supe... More
  • PHOTO RELEASE: Bishop Speaks on Federalism During ALEC Policy Summit
    Nov 29, 2012

    WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01)was invited to participate in a panel discussion held today by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) during their States and Nation Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. The panel focused on the core constitutional principle of federalism. Bishop is am... More
  • Rep. Rob Bishop Delivers Remarks in Favor of Repealing Obamacare
    Jul 10, 2012

    WASHINGTON–Today U.S. Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) delivered remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of legislation that would fully repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as “Obamacare.” In his remarks, Bishop addressed Democrat rh... More
  • Bishop Speaks on Utah Schools Being Fined by Feds for Vending Machines, Soda, and Snacks
    May 17, 2012

    WASHINGTON– Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) delivered remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to bring greater awareness to onerous federal fines levied against schools, including two so far in Utah, which may have unknowingly been in conflict with federal nutrition rules. Sc... More
  • TASK FORCE BILL OF THE WEEK: H.R. 4160, the State Health Flexibility Act
    Apr 18, 2012

    At the recent Supreme Court oral arguments on Obamacare’s mandated Medicaid expansion, some Justices questioned whether the mandated Medicaid expansion provides states any real options in managing their Medicaid programs. Justice Kennedy stated “There’s no realistic choice. There’s no real choice.”... More
  • Ten Bills to Strengthen Tenets of Constitution
    Sep 16, 2011

    During a press conference held today to recognize the 224th Anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT), along with other members of the 10th Amendment Task Force, rolled out a legislative package consisting of 10 bills aimed at restoring fundamental tenets of ... More
  • RSC and 10th Amendment Task Force to Hold Press Conference
    Sep 15, 2011

    This Saturday, September 17, 2011 is Constitution Day, marking 224 years since the signing of the U.S. Constitution. House Republicans have brought a renewed focus on the Constitution to Washington this year. In recognition of these efforts and of Constitution Day, Republican Study Committee (RSC) C... More
  • Rep. Rob Bishop Proposes New Constitutional Amendment
    Nov 30, 2010

    Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Co-Chair of the 10th Amendment Task Force, today introduced a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution known as the Repeal Amendment, which would provide States with the authority to repeal any federal law, regulation, tax, or unfunded mandate if two-thirds of the... More
  • Rep. Roscoe Bartlett Urges Americans to Celebrate Constitution Day
    Sep 17, 2010

    Rep. Roscoe Bartlett Urges Americans to Celebrate Constitution Day Congressman Roscoe Bartlett (R-6-MD) today urged Americans, and especially young people and their parents and teachers, to celebrate the anniversary of the United States Constitution on Constitution Day on September, 17. Congressman ... More
  • Rep. Rooney Honors Constitution Day
    Sep 17, 2010

    U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney (FL-16) today announced passage by the House of Representatives of a resolution he cosponsored honoring Friday, September 17 as “Constitution Day.” “Although you probably won’t get the day off from work, and you won’t see many fireworks, Constitution Day is a day that all Americ... More