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May 21, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) shared his dismay over President Obama's decision to create a new 500,000 acre National Monument along the U.S.-Mexico border in the state of New Mexico. The President utilized the executive authority granted by the controversial Antiquities Act to create the new national monument.
May 21, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today joined with 20 fellow Members of Congress to introduce the Repeal Amendment [H.J. Res. 115].
May 19, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging that he refrain from designating a new national monument on the U.S.- Mexico border given the ongoing violence occurring on federal lands in the southern border regions.
May 6, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Bishop (UT-01) today applauded the announcement of a plan that will manage and conserve a plant species knows as Graham's and White River beardtongues  while also providing opportunities for economic development.
April 30, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON —In response to the latest U.S. sanctions, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin addressed America's reliance on the Russian Soyuz to transport astronauts to space. Rogozin stated, "I propose that the United States delivers its astronauts to the ISS with the help of a trampoline."
April 15, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The Government Accountability Office (GAO) today released their findings from an extensive audit of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
April 11, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Five members of Utah's congressional delegation – U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee, and Reps. Rob Bishop (UT-01), Jason Chaffetz (UT-03), and Chris Stewart (UT-02) – today urged the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to keep cattle seized in Nevada out of Utah.
April 10, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the budget for fiscal year 2015. Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), a stalwart advocate for spending reforms and a strong national defense, joined with 218 colleagues in support of the 2015 Path to Prosperity.
April 4, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Today the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee held a hearing to consider legislation, including the discussion draft for the re-authorization of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA), which expires next year.
March 26, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 1459, the Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act.