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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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April 18, 2018 Press Release
"Mrs. Bush lived and died on her own terms. Her strength and dignity ought to be the example we all follow. While I mourn for those she leaves behind, I am heartened to know that generations to come will marvel at her legacy of grace."
April 11, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement after the announcement by House Speaker Paul Ryan (WI-01) that he will not seek reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives:

March 22, 2018 Press Release
"This bill finally begins rebuilding the military that has been significantly weakened over the last decade - which is good - but the rest the bill expands the role of government, costs too much money, and misses opportunities to help Utah."
March 15, 2018 Press Release
“In the 2000 census, about 11,000 residents of Utah were Mormon missionaries temporarily living abroad. They were residents of the state under any definition of the term resident; however, they were not counted in the census. We have a chance to make a change that will help real people, and we should do it.”
March 14, 2018 Press Release
“As a teacher, I understand the significance of a secure school environment. This bill allows schools to improve student safety while respecting constitutional rights. The legislation assists states and local schools in designing safety programs specific to their needs. This is local empowerment designed to keep kids safe.”
March 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The US House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 1800. The bipartisan bill, sponsored by Rep.

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January 30, 2018 Press Release
"The civilian and military workforce at Utah's Hill Air Force Base should be encouraged to know their Commander in Chief has just reemphasized the crucial role they play in America's military readiness. The President is pursuing a policy of peace through strength. Utah is providing that strength.”
January 19, 2018 Press Release
The House did its job. Historically, shutdowns haven’t solved problems or broken impasses, but rather have hurt Americans. Now, Democrats in the Senate must care more about people than political grandstanding.
January 18, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT), along with the entire Utah House delegation, has introduced the Marijuana Effective Drug Study Act, H.R. 4825. The bipartisan MEDS Act has been introduced in the Senate and is aimed at creating a reasoned and responsible environment where the best minds may be able to analyze and examine something about which we know very little. Rep. Bishop is joined by Representatives Blumenauer D-OR, Curtis R-UT, Love R-UT, Norton D-DC, Polis D-CO, Raskin D-MD, and Stewart R-UT as original cosponsors of the MEDS Act.

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In The News

November 8, 2017 In The News
Hyde Park City stands to gain about 80 acres of land from the Bureau of Land Management if a bill introduced Tuesday by Rep. Rob Bishop is approved.
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August 25, 2017 In The News

While Utah Rep. Rob Bishop’s town hall Friday night was much quieter and more subdued than those held by his conservative colleagues since President Donald Trump’s election, it wasn’t without a few sparks, boos and shouts urging him to “answer the question.”

Most of the pushback the Republican congressman faced during the 85 minutes was on public lands.

December 4, 2013 In The News
Bishop Attends ALEC Annual Policy Conference
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September 27, 2013 In The News

By Adam Freedman

Both Right and Left are telling Washington to back off.
Summer 2013

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June 25, 2013 In The News
BY Lindsey Burke, Heritage Foundation

On Thursday, lawmakers in both the House and the Senate introduced a conservative alternative to No Child Left Behind (NCLB).

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June 13, 2013 In The News

By Michael Carnuccio

The Liberty Foundation of Oklahoma Libertyfound.org

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May 22, 2013 In The News

By CHRISTINA CORIER, Wall Street Journal 

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May 15, 2013 In The News

By Tom Steward | Watchdog Minnesota

ANOKA, Minn. — After years of rhetoric and rulings out of Washington, D.C., reality is hitting home as Minnesota counties scramble to implement and pay for what one frustrated county board leader calls the "not so Affordable Care Act" for local property taxpayers.

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February 26, 2013 In The News
WASHINGTON – Today the House Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation held a hearing examining, "State Forest Management: A Model for Promoting Healthy Forests, Rural Schools and Jobs."  The hearing was an opportunity to hear from state leaders, local land managers and timber exp
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