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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

March 25, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Over the course of his 28 years as a public school teacher, Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) graded thousands of papers.  He happily awarded A's for outstanding work, but for students who clearly did not do their homework or the necessary research,  he often assigned an incomplete with a required re-write.
March 21, 2014 Press Release
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WASHINGTON– Next week, the House of Representatives will consider H.R. 1459, the Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act. This legislation ensures that the American people have the opportunity to participate in the decision-making process leading up to a new national monument designation.
March 11, 2014 Press Release
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WASHINGTON— House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01) issued the following statement in response to President Obama's designation of Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands as part of the Coastal California National Monument:
March 4, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama today released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2015. The President's budget contains requests and recommendations to Congress that they may consider during the development of the official federal budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
February 24, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), today issued the following statement in response to Department of Defense (DOD) Secretary Chuck Hagel's remarks about new cuts to military spending:
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:

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