December 2, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The Utah State Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office (PLPCO) officially released its report titled "An Analysis of a Transfer of Federal Lands to the State of Utah," which examines whether or not it is feasible for the State of Utah to take control of nearly 31 million acres of federal land.
November 20, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama's administration has signaled that the President intends to announce today plans to grant some sort of legal status to more than five million people who are currently in the United States illegally.
WASHINGTON—House Natural Resources Committee Chairman-elect Rob Bishop (UT-01) today announced the appointment of Jason Knox as Staff Director and Todd Ungerecht as Deputy Staff Director for the 114th Congress.
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.
November 14, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today joined in support of legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline [H.R. 5682].
November 12, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Congressman Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) joined together to announce their opposition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to list the Gunnison sage grouse as a "Threatened" species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Gunnison sage grouse species is found in Colorado and parts of eastern Utah.
October 23, 2014 Press Release
Salt Lake City—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, and Daggett County Commissioners today joined representatives from the conservation, outdoor recreation, and sportsmens' community, to unveil the draft Daggett County lands proposal agreement as part of the broader Utah Public Lands Initiative.
October 20, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Tomorrow, more than 160 high school students from Utah's First Congressional District will attend the 10th annual Education Conference hosted by Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) at the Utah State Capitol. Each year students join together at the state capitol to engage in discussions on topics pertaining to the three branches of federal government, history, and the election process.
September 25, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama today wielded his executive powers to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument by six times its original size. The expanded national monument will now total 490,000 square miles. This area, which is three times larger than the State of Montana, will be off limits to commercial fishing and exploration for deep-sea energy development.