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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

September 12, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement in response to the President's remarks on Syria:
August 6, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today issued the following response regarding U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's decision to reduce furlough days for civilian defense workers from 11 days to six days through the remainder of the fiscal year.  Bishop, who opposed the defense sequester, has aggressively challenged the U.S.
July 25, 2013 Press Release
By Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
July 24, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON–Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved an amendment to the 2014 National Defense Appropriations Act that would strengthen the laws governing working capital funds, and the employees associated with the fund.
July 23, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (CA-23), and others today met with U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Under Secretary Robert Hale to discuss the DOD's justification for furloughing employees at Working Capital Fund depots, including Ogden Air Logistics Complex.
July 19, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– The U.S. House of Representatives today approved 26 amendments to the Student Success Act [H.R. 5], three of which were sponsored by Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01). The three amendments sponsored by Bishop to H.R.
July 17, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell today testified before the House Natural Resources Committee.
July 16, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The United States Air Force announced this week that it will restore some flight training for operational F-16 units, including the 388th Fighter Wing at Utah's Hill Air Force Base.
July 10, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) today responded to a letter from Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) and 30 other Members of Congress requesting that U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel explain how the DOD justifies furloughing civilian defense workers who are paid by the self-sustaining "Defense Working Capital" fund.
June 28, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Interior's office of Inspector General today released a report that details the U.S. Park Police's mismanagement of hundreds if not thousands of weapons.