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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

January 24, 2019 Press Release
“Federal workers ought not shoulder the burden of Washington politics.”
These GOP measures represent a passionate way of addressing the plight of the furloughed and unpaid government employee. Federal workers ought not shoulder the burden of Washington politics. These measures should have passed. Paychecks should be going out.
January 24, 2019 Press Release
“Utah’s Hill Air Force Base remains one of my highest priorities.”
I am again honored to be nominated to serve on this important committee. Utah’s Hill Air Force Base remains one of my highest priorities. From this position, I will continue to keep Hill’s strategic importance at the forefront of our decision-making.
January 11, 2019 Press Release
Reps. Bishop, Stewart, & Curtis Behind Sens. Lee & Romney
"We are pleased with our Senate colleagues for this gesture. For too long, Utah has been vulnerable to the whims of Washington. Decisions for Utah should be made by Utahns. Who best knows the state than those who depend on Utah lands for their livelihoods?"
January 8, 2019 Press Release
This shutdown impasse is entirely due to the misuse of the Senate filibuster. It’s not complicated, America should have secure borders. This is something Democrats have supported for years, until recently. Now they insist on playing political games over 1/10th of 1% of government spending. Let’s end this impasse, secure our border, and reopen the government.
January 6, 2019 Press Release
I am immensely grateful to the Administration for the decision to restore services at our national parks in the midst of this shutdown. Oftentimes, grandstanding and theater can distract us from the important governmental task of providing safety and security. This decision will enhance safety and add protections to all those who choose to recreate in Utah’s parks.”
January 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – As the top Republican on the Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) has delivered a letter to the Acting Secretary of the Interior requesting that the Department of the Interior take emergency measures to resume operations at Utah’s Mighty 5 nationa
January 4, 2019 Press Release
“My vote against these Pelosi rules is a vote FOR Utah.”
“I have served in Congress under four separate Speakers of the House and Nancy Pelosi is by far the most heavy handed. She is picking up right where she left off. Under the regained speakership of Pelosi, the House Democrats have made it easier to spend taxpayer money, ignore the debt ceiling, and raise taxes. My vote against these Pelosi rules is a vote FOR Utah.”
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.

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