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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

May 2, 2019 Press Release
“When compared to other bases around the world, Hill shines.”
It is always heartening to get a reminder that Utah’s Hill Air Force Base is strong. We have always known that Hill’s active duty and civilian workforce is strong. Now we can take comfort knowing the Air Force acknowledges the resiliency and strength of the base itself. When compared to other bases around the world, Hill shines.
May 1, 2019 Press Release
University of Utah to Award Posthumous Doctorate
“This is a fitting tribute to the memory of a man whose life was lived in the service of others. Major Taylor deserves our praise for the life he lived. I hope that the example set by his commitment to education will forever stand for the students of Utah and the world. The University of Utah was made all the better by having had Brent walking its halls.”
April 18, 2019 Press Release
I am encouraged that we may now turn the page on this distracting chapter of US history. The office of the Attorney General and the Special Counsel have concluded that there was no collusion and no obstruction. I am satisfied with these conclusions and ready to move forward. I urge all my congressional colleagues to return their attention to legislating and serving our constituents.
March 25, 2019 Press Release
The conclusion of this investigation is welcome and encouraging and I am heartened to learn the Special Counsel has arrived at these determinations. While I am pleased with the outcome of this investigation, I am all the more pleased to be able to now put these questions behind us and get on with the important duty of working for the American people without an overshadowing political distraction. America deserves our full attention. Now, onward and upward!
March 21, 2019 Press Release
“… it can stand as a humble reminder of the citizen soldier who lost his life in the service of others.”
On Thursday, March 21, 2019, President Donald Trump signed S.49, which designates the outstation of the Department of Veterans Affairs in North Ogden, UT as the Major Brent Taylor Vet Center Outstation. Rep.
March 20, 2019 Press Release
I am pleased to learn of the safe release of these two young men. I admire their willingness to serve their fellow man and wish them the very best. I am also proud to come from a place where the spirit of volunteerism and missionary work is so interwoven into the fabric of our youth.
March 12, 2019 Press Release
Gov. Herbert: “On behalf of Utah, I thank you.”
Local voices impacted by public lands throughout our country have been heard. Today commemorates a bipartisan achievement that has been years in the making, and I’d like to thank President Trump for signing this valuable legislation into law. This bill is a victory for America’s sportsmen, local governments, public lands, and rightfully establishes monuments the right way. This achievement carries great meaning for my home state of Utah, and I’m proud to see this day finally arrive.
March 12, 2019 Press Release
In July of 2018, Rep. Rob Bishop introduced the Daylight Act. The bill empowers states to decide how daylight saving time will be observed. The legislation allows states to determine whether they will continue under the status quo, operate year-round under daylight saving time, or operate year-round under standard time. Currently, states are prohibited from operating under year-round daylight saving time.
March 8, 2019 Press Release
“This bill ensures corrupt elections Period.”
March 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) delivered his annual remarks to the Utah State Legislature. He informed the lawmakers of a significant step in the federal legislative process to rename a North Ogden, UT Veterans Affairs facility. The U.S.

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