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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Rep. Rob Bishop Named Chairman of House Natural Resources Committee

November 18, 2014
Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) announced that Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) will serve as Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee for the 114th Congress. Congressman Bishop currently serves as Chairman of the Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee. He is recognized by his colleagues in Congress for being a dedicated advocate for public lands and natural resource issues.

"I am honored to have been selected to serve in this important new role at the Natural Resources Committee. As Chairman I will work to ensure that our unique and abundant federal resources are properly managed and that a fair balance is reached between conservation and multiple use.   Doc Hastings leaves big shoes to fill and I am grateful for all that he has done to advance and address natural resource policies," said Congressman Bishop.