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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

April 18, 2018 Press Release
"Mrs. Bush lived and died on her own terms. Her strength and dignity ought to be the example we all follow. While I mourn for those she leaves behind, I am heartened to know that generations to come will marvel at her legacy of grace."
April 11, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement after the announcement by House Speaker Paul Ryan (WI-01) that he will not seek reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives:
March 22, 2018 Press Release
“I will dedicate my efforts to reforming the process …”
"This bill finally begins rebuilding the military that has been significantly weakened over the last decade - which is good - but the rest the bill expands the role of government, costs too much money, and misses opportunities to help Utah."
March 15, 2018 Press Release
To Improve the Accuracy of the U.S. Census
“In the 2000 census, about 11,000 residents of Utah were Mormon missionaries temporarily living abroad. They were residents of the state under any definition of the term resident; however, they were not counted in the census. We have a chance to make a change that will help real people, and we should do it.”
March 14, 2018 Press Release
“As a teacher, I understand the significance of a secure school environment. This bill allows schools to improve student safety while respecting constitutional rights. The legislation assists states and local schools in designing safety programs specific to their needs. This is local empowerment designed to keep kids safe.”
March 14, 2018 Press Release
Issues:
House Votes to Pass H.R. 1800
WASHINGTON – The US House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 1800. The bipartisan bill, sponsored by Rep.
January 30, 2018 Press Release
"The civilian and military workforce at Utah's Hill Air Force Base should be encouraged to know their Commander in Chief has just reemphasized the crucial role they play in America's military readiness. The President is pursuing a policy of peace through strength. Utah is providing that strength.”
January 19, 2018 Press Release
The House did its job. Historically, shutdowns haven’t solved problems or broken impasses, but rather have hurt Americans. Now, Democrats in the Senate must care more about people than political grandstanding.
January 18, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT), along with the entire Utah House delegation, has introduced the Marijuana Effective Drug Study Act, H.R. 4825. The bipartisan MEDS Act has been introduced in the Senate and is aimed at creating a reasoned and responsible environment where the best minds may be able to analyze and examine something about which we know very little. Rep. Bishop is joined by Representatives Blumenauer D-OR, Curtis R-UT, Love R-UT, Norton D-DC, Polis D-CO, Raskin D-MD, and Stewart R-UT as original cosponsors of the MEDS Act.
January 3, 2018 Press Release
“President Monson’s service to Utah, the LDS Church, and the world is without equal. He will be greatly missed, and his influence will be felt for generations to come. I am heartened by the belief that his passing leads to a divine reunion with his wife, Frances. My thoughts today are with his family and the millions throughout the world in mourning.”

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