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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

November 15, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013 to address the fallacy told by President Barack Obama that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) would allow the American people to retain their health insurance plan if they chose to do so.  The legislation [H.R.
November 14, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, today released a statement regarding President Barack Obama's official nomination of Neil Kornze as Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).  Kornze has been serving as Interim Director since the departure of Director Mike Pool.
November 14, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today named the following House Republican negotiators to serve on the House-Senate Conference Committee charged with resolving differences over the
October 10, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Public Lands and Environmental Regulation subcommittee today praised Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert and U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell for working on a compromise agreement to reopen national parks in Utah.
October 9, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) voted in support the Honoring the Families of Fallen Soldiers Act and the Flight Safety Act.  The Senate must vote in support of both bills before they go to the President for signature.
October 8, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Today, the National Park Service (NPS) opened sections of the National Mall for a rally.
October 7, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) praised the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) announcement that as many as 400,000 civilian defense workers, including nearly all of those at Hill Air Force Base, would be able to return to work with full pay amid the shutdown of the federal government. The Pay Our Military Act [H.R.
October 3, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Honoring our Promise to America's Veterans Act with bipartisan support. Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), who continues to fight for pay and support of our nation's military, civilian defense workers, National Guard, reservists, and veterans, voted in support of the legislation.
October 2, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04) and Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today sent a letter to National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis regarding the Obama Administration's actions to
October 2, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), who serves on the House Armed Services Committee, is working with House colleagues to ensure that civilian defense employees are deemed "essential" during the government shutdown.