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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

October 8, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted against the conference report on the Fiscal Year 2010 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  This comes on the heels of his decision not to sign the report as one of the officially-appointed conferees – one of the negotiators on the final version of the bill.  Mr.
October 7, 2009 Press Release
Today, during the Natural Resources Committee hearing on the Consolidated Land, Energy, and Aquatic Resources Act of 2009.  Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT), who serves as Ranking Member of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands, requested that Secretary Salazar address the Department of Interior's  actions that have destroyed or impaired thousands of dome
October 7, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) released the following statement commemorating Constitution Day:  
October 7, 2009 Press Release
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Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) delivered the following remarks today on the Floor of the House of Representatives regarding the Santa Cruz National Heritage Act (H.R.
October 7, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement following the announcement that 550 workers at ATK received notices of job termination today.   Many of those jobs were located at ATK's facilities at Promontory and Clearfield located in Utah's First Congressional District.
October 7, 2009 Press Release
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A lengthy investigation conducted by the Interior inspector general (IG) regarding improper lobbying activities involving National Landscape Conservation System (NLCS) employees and environmental advocacy organizations conclusively determined that DOI employees did in fact violate federal anti-lobbying policies.
October 7, 2009 Press Release
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Today, the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public lands held a hearing on legislation introduced by Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) that would designate over nine million acres of wilderness in the state of Utah (H.R. 1925). 
October 7, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) has been appointed a conferee to the National Defense Authorization Conference Committee.  As a House conferee, Bishop will assist in leading negotiations with the U.S.
September 16, 2009 Press Release
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Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands and Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01) addressed today's announcement that Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Ken Salazar will implement a two-year "Time Out" on new mining claims and withdrawal of over 1 million acres of land located near the Grand Canyon National Pa
August 27, 2009 Press Release
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Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) announced that more than 100 acres of federally owned and managed land, commonly known as White Acre and Gambel Oak, have been transferred to Park City.  Congressman Bishop and Senator Orrin Hatch successfully secured the land transfer in the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009.  

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