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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

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
July 20, 2018 Press Release
The House-passed Farm Bill is good for Utah and good for America. As we enter into negotiations with the Senate, I will take particular care to defend and promote the provisions which support Utah’s farmers and ranchers. This bill is important to our nation’s economy and security. I look forward to serving on this bicameral, bipartisan committee.
July 11, 2018 Press Release
“For any student of federalism, this is a no-brainer.”
For any student of federalism, this is a no-brainer. The range of industry and lifestyle is so varied across our country, it only makes sense for states to have the ability to set their watches the way they best see fit.
June 28, 2018 Press Release
First and foremost, the NDAA is the legislation through which we in Congress ‘provide for the common defense.’ That is an important responsibility. This year’s NDAA will also reemphasize the important role Utah plays in the defense of our nation and our freedoms. Both the military and civilian workforce at Hill Air Force Base are vital to our country’s security. Ensuring Utah and the nation are properly supported is my top priority.”
June 25, 2018 Press Release
Issues:
“… as significant as landing a man on the moon …”
This is a prominent symbol of the most significant achievement of the 19th Century. And it is, for transportation, as significant as landing a man on the moon would be for the 20th Century. The ability of having the rail system there meant that some of my ancestors that had to walk every step across the plains taking months to get to Utah; could now do it in seven days.
June 22, 2018 Press Release
And White House Meeting with Utah State Legislators & County Commissioners
As dean of Utah’s House delegation, Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) hosted the State’s full federal delegation as well as Governor Gary Herbert for a meeting to discuss a range of issues important to the Utah. Topics included the Inland Port, Medicaid expansion, and ways the federal delegation may best work with the state.

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