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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

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.
February 28, 2019 Press Release
“This legislation is a fundamental dismissal of the 2ndAmendment. The removal of this protective provision opens the door to arbitrary bureaucratic delays which can do nothing but restrict a basicAmerican right.”
February 27, 2019 Press Release
“… politics ought never trump the Constitution.”
This bill addresses a fabricated threat and makes criminals out of the innocent. This equates to nothing more than a false sense of security promoted by those who refuse to address real threats to safety. Congress should turn its attention to finding ways to protect society from criminals. Instead, this farcical effort betrays the 2ndAmendment and would have done nothing to prevent the tragic mass shootings of recent years. Safety ought to trump politics and politics ought never trump the Constitution.
February 26, 2019 Press Release
“The number of Utah victories in this lands package will do more for the people …”
The number of Utah victories in this lands package will do more for the people of Utah than Congress has delivered in a long time. This legislation will expand access to public lands, while also shrinking the size of the federal estate. There are wins for America’s sportsmen, hunters, and fishermen.