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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

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.
July 15, 2009 Press Release
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The American Energy Innovation Act (H.R. 2300), introduced by the Congressional Western Caucus and the Republican Study Committee (RSC), received two key endorsements this week from the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) and Americans for Tax Reform (ATR).
July 15, 2009 Press Release
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This week, 50 Members of Congress submitted 105 amendments to the House Rules Committee on the House Interior Appropriations bill (H.R. 2996) to bring greater efficiency to the use of taxpayer dollars by the Department of Interior. Forty-five of the 105 amendments were offered by Members of the Congressional Western Caucus.
July 15, 2009 Press Release
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Today, Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) voted NO on H.R. 2997, the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2010, which provides an increase in funding of $2.4 billion, nearly 12% over last year.
July 15, 2009 Press Release
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Members of the Senate and Congressional Western Caucuses are scheduled to present the Clean, Affordable and Reliable Energy Act (CARE Act) tomorrow, June 24, during their first bicameral press conference. The CARE Act takes and "all of the above" approach to address today's energy demands.
July 8, 2009 Press Release
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  Bishop Signs Responsible Healthcare Reform Pledge  
June 26, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement this evening after voting NO on the Cap and Trade legislation:

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