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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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January 11, 2019 Press Release
"We are pleased with our Senate colleagues for this gesture. For too long, Utah has been vulnerable to the whims of Washington. Decisions for Utah should be made by Utahns. Who best knows the state than those who depend on Utah lands for their livelihoods?"
January 8, 2019 Press Release
This shutdown impasse is entirely due to the misuse of the Senate filibuster. It’s not complicated, America should have secure borders. This is something Democrats have supported for years, until recently. Now they insist on playing political games over 1/10th of 1% of government spending. Let’s end this impasse, secure our border, and reopen the government.
January 6, 2019 Press Release
I am immensely grateful to the Administration for the decision to restore services at our national parks in the midst of this shutdown. Oftentimes, grandstanding and theater can distract us from the important governmental task of providing safety and security. This decision will enhance safety and add protections to all those who choose to recreate in Utah’s parks.”
January 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – As the top Republican on the Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) has delivered a letter to the Acting Secretary of the Interior requesting that the Department of the Interior take emergency measures to resume operations at Utah’s Mighty 5 nationa

January 4, 2019 Press Release
“I have served in Congress under four separate Speakers of the House and Nancy Pelosi is by far the most heavy handed. She is picking up right where she left off. Under the regained speakership of Pelosi, the House Democrats have made it easier to spend taxpayer money, ignore the debt ceiling, and raise taxes. My vote against these Pelosi rules is a vote FOR Utah.”
November 27, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) introduced HR 7163, a bill to designate the outstation of the Department of Veterans Affairs in North Ogden, UT, as the Major Brent Taylor Vet Center Outstation. Brent Russell Taylor served as Mayor of North Ogden City and as a Major in the Utah Army National Guard. On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018, Major Taylor was killed in an attack in Afghanistan.
November 14, 2018 Press Release
I will miss my friend Jim Hansen. My condolences go out to Ann and the rest of the Hansen family. As Utah’s longest serving House member and the first to hold a full committee chairmanship, we owe Jim a great debt.
November 4, 2018 Press Release
With the death of Major Brent Taylor, Utah has lost a hero. My heart breaks for his wife, seven children, and the rest of the Taylor family. Through his dedication to community as Mayor, and his love of country as an officer in the Utah Army National Guard, Brent Taylor set an example of service we all honor. His sacrifice will not be forgotten.
August 31, 2018 Press Release
Representative Rob Bishop (R-UT) announces his 2018 Veterans Resource Fair. The annual fair will take place at the Hill Aerospace Museum. Veterans and their families will learn more about their benefits and have questions answered directly by representatives from federal, state, and local agencies and veteran advocacy organizations
August 15, 2018 Press Release
By securing this 88-acre land transfer, President Trump and the committee have ensured that vital military research will carry on at Utah State University. The university has been a strong innovative partner, and I know this land will continue to further goals of research and military support

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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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