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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

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.
November 15, 2013 Press Release
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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
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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
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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.

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