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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

June 25, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON–Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) joined with colleagues on both sides of the aisle today in calling on U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to reconsider the U.S. Department of Defense's (DOD) decision to furlough defense civilian employees who are paid by the self-sustaining "Defense Working Capital" fund.
June 25, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation subcommittee, announced his opposition to President Obama's sweeping climate change proposal.
June 21, 2013 Press Release
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WASHINGTON– On June 11, 2013 the Sierra Club held an event in Moab, Utah to promote the establishment of a new national monument known as Greater Canyonlands. The Sierra Club's executive director Michael Brune stated before an audience in Moab that he is "100% certain" that a monument would be created unilaterally by President Obama through his use of the Antiquities Act. 
June 20, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today introduced the Academic Partnerships Lead Us to Success Act (A-PLUS) [H.R. 2456].
June 19, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) announced his disapproval over President Barack Obama's announcement to make further reductions to the U.S.'s nuclear forces, bringing current U.S. nuclear deterrence capabilities to de-stabilizing levels. Reductions to the U.S.
June 18, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON–Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, today introduced the National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act (H.R. 2398), which will address some of the current problems plaguing U.S. border security efforts.
June 14, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON–Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) joined with his colleagues today in the U.S. House of Representatives in passing the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2013 [H.R. 1960].
June 13, 2013 Press Release
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WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today announced that the U.S. Department of Interior will distribute approximately $35 million to the State of Utah through the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program to compensate for the lack of tax revenue that cannot be generated on federal lands.
June 13, 2013 Press Release
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WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Interior today announced that they will extend the public comment period for the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) proposed changes to the commercial oil shale regulations by an additional 30 days.

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