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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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December 18, 2012 In The News

Phil Taylor, E&E News

A leading House Republican yesterday urged the president to exercise caution before designating a national monument to protect a rugged river gorge in northern New Mexico, arguing that the area is under no immediate threat of development.

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April 25, 2012 In The News

In Fiscal Year 2011, the federal government sent states and localities $542 billion through approximately 1,000 different federal grant programs.  States and localities returned close to $3.7 billion in unspent awarded grants back to the federal government.  This unspent grant money is typically returned back to the federal granting agency for redistribution of the originally awarded grants.  O

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February 6, 2012 In The News

Education:

1.     H.R. 2514: The Academic Partnerships Lead Us to Success Act or A-PLUS Act

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January 31, 2011 In The News
By: Mark Tapscott 01/28/11
Editorial Page Editor
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January 31, 2011 In The News

Phil Taylor, E&E News

January 31, 2011

Nearly 60 Republican lawmakers, mostly from the West, on Friday asked Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to rescind a new policy that directs field managers to inventory and protect wilderness-quality lands, arguing that it would significantly affect rural economies.

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January 4, 2011 In The News

Wilderness Policy Sparks Western Ire

An Initiative to Expand Protection of Unspoiled Lands Has Drawn Opposition From Energy Companies and Ranchers

By Stephanie Simon, Wall Street Journal

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December 9, 2010 In The News

By Ryan Sabalow, Redding Record Searchlight

There may not be American gray wolves in California yet, but U.S. Rep. Wally Herger has joined a group of Republican lawmakers urging the animals' removal from the Endangered Species Act — just in case.

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December 8, 2010 In The News
Last week, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission voted in support of Congressional actions to delist the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act.  In a press release issued yesterday, they noted that "Congressional involvement is necessary to break the regulatory and litigious gridlock that Mexican wolf conservation has endured for many years before the demise of the spec
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December 7, 2010 In The News
The Public Lands Council (PLC) and the National Cattlemen's Beef Associati on (NCBA) support the State Sovereignty Wildlife Management Act, which would return management authority of gray wolves to the states and remove them from the endangered species list. The legislation was introduced by U.S.
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