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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

June 16, 2008 Press Release
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A bill sponsored by Congressman Rob Bishop and Senator Orrin Hatch which would increase water supplies for Northern Utah, has been passed by Congress this week.  The Arthur V. Watkins Dam Enlargement Act authorizes the Secretary of Interior to conduct a feasibility study on increasing the height and capacity of the Watkins Dam at Willard Bay.
June 16, 2008 Press Release
Congressman Rob Bishop has announced that the Ogden Hinckley Airport will soon be receiving a $2.1 million grant from the federal Department of Transportation.  The grant, which comes in addition to moneys received last year for the same project, will provide final funding to finish construction of the new parallel taxiway to existing runway 3/21.  
June 16, 2008 Press Release
Today the U.S. House of Representatives considered and voted on the proposed Democratic budget for Fiscal Year 2009.  Republican Congressman Rob Bishop opposed the budget and the tax increases it included, and he released the following statement following the vote:
June 16, 2008 Press Release
The House Committee on Natural Resources has cleared a bill sponsored by Congressman Rob Bishop which would enable a land exchange between Bountiful City and the U.S. Forest Service.  The legislation, H.R.
June 16, 2008 Press Release
Today in Washington, President Bush sent to the Congress his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2009.  While it is historic in its size, and there could be much to comment on, Republican Congressman Rob Bishop issued the following statement touching so far on only two portions of the proposed budget – portions which would have a direct impact in the Beehive State.  Those statements are below.
January 28, 2008 Press Release
Upon hearing the news of the passing of LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley, Congressman Rob Bishop issued the following statement Sunday evening:
December 19, 2007 Press Release
Congressman Rob Bishop, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, has announced that the final Congressional spending bill of the year contains almost $50 million in funding for military construction projects in Utah.
December 19, 2007 Press Release
Congressman Rob Bishop has announced that the US House has blocked efforts to get rid of an existing statute which protects the Utah Test and Training Range. The current provision, commonly referred to as the Hansen Moratorium, protects the land around the range from development, including the potential storage of high level nuclear waste nearby on the Goshute Reservation.
October 24, 2007 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed an amendment sponsored by Congressman Rob Bishop that will ensure there will be no federal infringement of Second Amendment rights on certain public lands.

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