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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

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.  
August 14, 2009 Press Release
Below is a list of the initial town hall meetings Congressman Rob Bishop has scheduled in Utah's First Congressional district during the month of August - continuing his trend of hosting dozens of these meetings each year.  He will also be conducting a series of telephone town halls in the next month or so to enable contact and constructive discussions with constituents in every county and c
July 28, 2009 Press Release
This Thursday, July 30, 2009 House and Senate Western Caucus members will hold a historic bicameral hearing on cap and trade.
July 15, 2009 Press Release
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Today, House Democrats including Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD.), and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA), were congratulated during an Oval Office visit by President Obama for their efforts to reach what he called "comprehensive energy reform."
July 15, 2009 Press Release
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Today, members of the Congressional Western Caucus met with Professor Gabriel Calzada, author of a study on Spain's "green job" creation efforts, to address proven flaws in what Democratic lawmakers and President Barack Obama are calling a "model" for U.S. "green job" creation. Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Rep. George Radanovich (CA-19), Rep. Glenn Thompson (PA-05), Rep.

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