More on Health Care
January 31, 2018 Op-Ed and Speech
for the Salt Lake Tribune Red tape, bureaucratic hurdles, and arbitrary road blocks are pervasive in Washington D.C. These obstacles not only result in irritation and inconvenience, but also have the capacity to cause great harm to the health and happiness of those suffering from painful disorders and diseases.
May 4, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of representatives has voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement after voting in favor of the measure:
January 7, 2016 Press Release
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:
September 18, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) released the following statement today after voting in favor H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, which would cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood for one year.
November 15, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013 to address the fallacy told by President Barack Obama that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) would allow the American people to retain their health insurance plan if they chose to do so. The legislation [H.R. 3350] will allow health insurance issuers to continue offering plans in 2014 that don't necessarily meet the Obamacare requirements, ensuring that Americans who like their plans can keep their plans as the President promised.
September 30, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON-- Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) joined fellow House Republicans in support of a stop gap measure known as a Continuing Resolution (CR) that authorizes an extension of the current rate of funding for the federal government. The measure also includes a provision that will delay the implementation of Obamacare for one year.
July 11, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON– Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted 244-185 to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which, among many things, mandates that every American prove on their tax returns that they have healthcare coverage. If the policy goes unaddressed, the Internal Revenue Service will be charged with enforcement of the laws and will administer penalties on those failing to meet all aspects of the mandate. Following passage of the legislation to repeal Obamacare, Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) issued the following statement:
June 28, 2012 Press Release
WASHINGTON– Following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that found the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to be constitutional under Congress' taxing power, Congressman Rob Bishop (Ut-01) issued the following statement: "I am disappointed by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision. I've voted to fully repeal ObamaCare and will do so again to stop this monumental shift in government control over our lives.
March 23, 2010 Press Release
Following the President's signing of the Democrat takeover of healthcare H.R.
March 21, 2010 Press Release
Tonight, Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) cast a "no" vote for the Democrat takeover of healthcare, H.R. 3590. Despite significant bipartisan opposition, Speaker Pelosi wrangled 219 Democrat members to vote in favor of the bill- just enough needed to send the bill to the President's desk for signature.