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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

June 27, 2007 Press Release
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 The U.S. House of Representatives has approved, by voice vote, an eminent domain provision filed by Congressman Rob Bishop which would protect private property rights near public lands. The amendment, made to the Interior Appropriations bill currently under consideration by the House, prohibits the federal land agencies from using funds contained in the annual spending bill to condemn land.
June 27, 2007 Press Release
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The U.S. House of Representatives today approved, by voice vote, an amendment submitted by Reps. Chris Cannon and championed by Congressman Rob Bishop to redirect $20 million to increase funding for the Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program in 2007.
May 24, 2007 Press Release
Congressman Rob Bishop, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced that he has secured tens of millions of dollars in funding authorizations for military spending in Utah as part of HR 1585, the National Defense Authorization Act, which was passed today by the US House of Representatives.
May 22, 2007 Press Release
 Congressman Rob Bishop has announced that the Ogden Hinckley Airport will soon be receiving a $2.5 million grant from the federal Department of Transportation. The grant will provide funding to construct a new parallel taxiway to existing runway 3/21.
May 22, 2007 Press Release
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 A bill sponsored by GOP Congressman Rob Bishop, which would increase water supplies for Northern Utah, passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. HR 839, 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.
May 22, 2007 Press Release
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 The U.S. House of Representatives has passed HR 838, legislation introduced by Congressman Rob Bishop which transfers more than 100 acres of federal land to Park City to be used for open space and public recreation. The parcels of land, commonly known as White Acre and Gambel Oak, are currently managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 Today, First District Congressman Rob Bishop learned he would receive three prime Committee assignments as part of the new 108th Congress that started this week.
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 First District Congressman Rob Bishop released today the following statement regarding the Space Shuttle disaster:
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 Republican Congressman Rob Bishop released the following statement this evening upon the conclusion of President Bush's remarks to the Nation:
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 During an organizational meeting here Wednesday, the Western Caucus unanimously approved the selection of Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT01) to serve as Caucus Secretary. The election by the Executive Committee places the Utah Republican among the leadership of this member organization, joining his fellow GOP colleague from Utah, Representative Chris Cannon, who chairs the caucus.

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