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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

February 6, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— The House of Representatives today passed 10 bills that improve the way our public lands are managed and accessed. Included in the bipartisan package of bills was the Land Disposal Transparency and Efficiency Act [H.R. 2095], authored by Chairman of the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee Rob Bishop (UT-01).
February 6, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) wrote to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell seeking to reauthorize a successful pilot program that has helped the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) improve efficiency and balance complex demands, including oil and gas permitting and environmental conservation.
February 4, 2014 Press Release
By Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret Newsview the story on DeseretNews.com here
February 4, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) joined with fellow members of the Congressional Endangered Species Act (ESA) Working Group in releasing a report that examines the past and present effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act. The report also makes recommendations for improvements to the now 40-year old law.  
January 28, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), released the following statement in response to President Obama's 2014 State of the Union Address:
January 28, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, announced the approval of a comprehensive public lands package that will create new wilderness areas, release unnecessary wilderness study areas (WSA), convey federal land to local governments, provide land for economic development, and offer new outdoor
January 15, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014.
January 14, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) today announced that fiscal year 2014 funding for the federal Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program will occur this year despite the fact that it was left out of the current omnibus appropriations bill being considered this week by Congress.
January 9, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) announced his support of H.R. 3790, which would provide retired veterans with the full cost of living adjustment (COLA) that was modified by 1% in the budget recently passed by Congress. Congressman Bishop is an original co-sponsor of the bill.
December 18, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today noted the importance of the U.S. Senate's passage of the budget measure, which avoids another government shutdown, protects military and civilian defense workers in Utah, and reduces the deficit by more than $23 billion. The bill will now head to the President's desk to be signed into law.

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