Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Articles

June 8, 2010 Article

"Unfortunately, restrictive policies created and enforced by the Interior Department and federal land managers are preventing the U.S. Border Patrol from providing the maximum amount of security on some of our most vulnerable border areas," said Rep. Rob Bishop of Utah, the top Republican on the House's national parks, forests and public lands subcommittee"Until these policies are reversed, the safety and security of this country remain in jeopardy."

May 27, 2010 Article
William La Jeunesse
Fox News
While Washington wrings its hands over immigration, Arizona border residents say political dithering is making things worse.

"Every time our president talks to the Mexican president, or every time the word amnesty comes over the Mexican news, there is a flood of people," said one resident who wanted to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation.

May 19, 2010 Article

Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT), Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus and Ranking Member of the House Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands, recently introduced legislation (H.R. 5016) that would begin to immediately address the constant wave of drug trafficking and human smuggling occurring along the U.S.

May 18, 2010 Article

Judy Fahys And Robert Gehrke
The Salt Lake Tribune

Juan Palma has been picked as the new director of the Bureau of Land Management's Utah office.

Palma, currently the director of the Eastern States Office in Virginia, which covers all of the BLM land in the eastern United States, will replace Selma Sierra, who has led the Utah office for four years. Sierra will take Palma's job in Virgina.

"I am very pleased that Juan and Selma have agreed to serve in these key positions," said BLM Director Bob Abbey. "Both bring with them a wealth of experience and knowledge about the BLM's programs."

May 12, 2010 Article

By Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post
Friday, February 12, 2010

"We have an agreement until 2012 that Russia will be responsible for this," says Anatoly Perminov, head of the Russian space agency, about ferrying astronauts from other countries into low-Earth orbit. "But after that? Excuse me, but the prices should be absolutely different then!"
 
May 12, 2010 Article

By Lee Davidson- Deseret News

WASHINGTON — It may be a little unusual for Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, to urge the world to watch an online video of President Barack Obama.

But Bishop says it shows Obama is now breaking old campaign promises to beef up NASA and its Constellation program. Instead, Obama is trying to cancel Constellation, which Bishop says will cut 20,000 jobs nationally, and 2,000 in Utah. Bishop says it could shutter ATK's Promontory operations for rocket manufacturing and testing.

May 12, 2010 Article

By Lee Davidson, Deseret News
May 11, 2010


Rep. Rob Bishop decided to do something dramatic as he and nine fellow House Republicans, including Rep. Jason Chaffetz, announced a new 10th Amendment Task Force on Thursday aiming to decentralize power from Washington back to the states.

Bishop unveiled a bill that, as an experiment, would give Utah total control over education, transportation and Medicaid using the state's portion of federal revenues for such programs.

March 23, 2010 Article
By ANDY PASZTOR, Wall Street Journal
click here to view the article

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is scrambling to come up with a new budget proposal to placate congressional critics as senior members of the House Appropriations Committee say that White House's plan for the agency won't fly on Capitol Hill.

March 18, 2010 Article
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable

Pages