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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

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.
June 21, 2018 Press Release
“This legislation strengthens America’s crucial agriculture industry. Utah farmers and ranchers are particularly empowered by provisions in this bill. From trade promotion to bolstered livestock programs, Utah will find many deserved benefits in the House version of the Farm Bill. I hope the Senate will honor Utah farmers in the same way.”
June 20, 2018 Press Release
“I am relieved to know that these family separation issues are being addressed. I stand ready to pass legislation that will enhance border security and give due respect to the family unit. Security and compassion are not mutually exclusive. These problems stemmed from legal uncertainly. I look forward to working with my colleagues in the ongoing effort to solve this problem the right way.”
June 15, 2018 Press Release
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“The stakes are quite literally life or death.”
"In Utah, we're no stranger to the tragic impact of this crisis. Too many lives have been cut short and too many tears have been shed for lost loved ones."
May 24, 2018 Press Release
“House passage of this year’s NDAA further signals Congress’s continued commitment to fulfill its constitutional duty to provide for the common defense. The House passed a bill which recognizes Utah’s crucial role in national security. It’s now up to the Senate to do its work and support our nation’s men and women in uniform.”
May 10, 2018 Press Release
“This year’s NDAA reflects Congress’s continued commitment to uphold the Constitution and provide for the common defense. This bill also recognizes Utah’s important national security role. The strength of our military is once again a priority for the administration, and the Armed Services Committee is right to pass an NDAA that shares that priority.”
May 10, 2018 Press Release
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“The Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Act further acknowledges Utah's Promontory Summit as a place that changed the world. This new Park will not only preserve the history made on that spring day in 1869, but also the herculean efforts which led to the driving of the spike and the new course of history that followed.”
April 27, 2018 Press Release
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“It’s about time northern Utah’s military veterans have convenient access to the care they so rightly deserve. Veterans make up one of the most resilient and noble portions of our society. As a community, we must have their backs. The opening of this Center in North Ogden represents our commitment to supporting vets even after their days in uniform are done.”
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:

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