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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

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.
December 12, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the budget to authorize the funding of the federal government during fiscal years 2014 and 2015. The budget importantly reduces the deficit by $20-23 billion and protects the military from drastic sequester cuts over the next two years.
December 12, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes three provisions benefitting Northern Utah that were included at the request of Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), a senior Member of the House Armed Services Committee.
December 5, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell today received a letter from Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, requesting further information about the protocol and review process for the submission of official comments by the DOI and related agencies.
November 26, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop, Chairman of the Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, today received a letter from National Park Service (NPS) Director Jon Jarvis admitting that comments recently issued by the NPS to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) about hydraulic fracturing are wrong.
November 21, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, today held a legislative hearing to examine bills pertaining to state and federal management of national parks and other public lands. Utah's Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox was among the guests testifying at the hearing today.
November 20, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– The House of Representatives today passed legislation to improve the current leasing and permitting process for resource development on federal land. Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, has been a leading proponent of the - Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act [H.R.
November 18, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, and Congressman Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) today responded to the Bureau of Land Management's announcement that it will defer an additional 99,960 acres of land in Southern Utah from its quarterly oil and gas lease sale.

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