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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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October 29, 2009 Article
Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), whose district includes Hill Air Force Base, issued the following statement today upon receiving news that Hill AFB has been selected as a final candidate for basing of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.  Selection of the Utah base as an F-35 candidate was a result of a Department of Defense process that evaluated more than 200 Air Force sites.  Bishop's groundwork on the Utah Test Range Protection Act a few years ago helped protect the range, which is closely tied to Hill.  The viability of the range and its connection to Hill contributed, in part, to the base being selected today:

July 8, 2009 Article

OUR VIEW: Count all the missionaries

Count all the missionaries, Census Bureau takers!

OK, as a political rallying cry, it's not quite as catchy as "Count all the votes!" Frankly, it seems like a phrase more often spoken with emotion in a Sunday school class, rather than at a rally.

Also, "Count all the missionaries!" is a slogan, we freely admit, that will fall flat in any state but Utah.

June 17, 2009 Article

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-22 program got an unexpected lift Wednesday after House lawmakers approved $369 million to continue production of the radar-evading fighter jets.

The surprise amendment, likely to reopen a debate over the necessity of the Cold War planes that cost $140 million each, was approved by the House Armed Services Committee. Republicans largely backed the measure and were joined by a handful of Democrats in a 31-30 vote.

June 17, 2009 Article

For the second time in three weeks, House Democrats on Tuesday blocked a Republican attempt to open an investigation into Speaker Nancy Pelosi 's charge that the CIA misled her in 2002 about its use of harsh interrogation techniques such as waterboarding on terrorism suspects.

June 16, 2009 Article
As the House considers the long-delayed war supplemental special appropriations bill, Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) is offering an independent resolution that would require the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence to create a four-person special "select subcommittee" to investigate House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's slanders of the CIA.
June 12, 2009 Article
"It was obvious that Hayes, who wrote the report, wasn't listening when he flew to Utah last month to hear from residents in the areas affected by the leases."
June 11, 2009 Article
May 21, 2009 Article
Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) offered a resolution to create a four member bi-partisan panel to examine allegations made by the Speaker of the House accusing intelligence professionals of deliberately lying to Congress. Bishop released the following statement:

"Recent comments made on behalf of the Speaker of the House have come to the forefront of our nation's attention. Allegations that intelligence professionals maintained a pattern of deception by consistently lying to members of congress is cause for serious concern.

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