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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

March 23, 2007 Press Release
 Congressman Rob Bishop, today, expressed his dismay over Western Watersheds Project's suit against the BLM to cancel grazing permits on 1.5 million acres of federal land in Utah.
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 Making good on a campaign pledge to lower the federal tax burden for Utah families, Republican Congressman Rob Bishop voted today in support of H.R. 2 - the Jobs and Growth Reconciliation Tax Act of 2003.
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 Following weeks of work, the full House Armed Services Committee, on which Congressman Rob Bishop sits, passed out favorably late last night H.R. 1588, the FY04 National Defense Authorization Act.
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 As part of National Missing Children Day earlier this week, Congressman Rob Bishop was pleased to present Box Elder County Detective Larry A. Johnston with the National Missing Children Award. The award, which is reserved for those who have demonstrated excellence in solving crimes against children, was given to Detective Johnston during a ceremony in the U.S.
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 Joining with 280 of his House colleagues today, Republican Congressman Rob Bishop voted in favor of HR 760, the Partial Birth Abortion Ban of 2003.  This legislation, which is identical to a partial birth abortion prohibition bill passed last year in the House, bans the partial-birth abortion procedure in which an intact living fetus is partially delivered, then killed and the delivery completed.
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 Republican Congressman Rob Bishop announced that the Secretary of Interior Gale Norton will be releasing today payments to all ten counties in the First District as part of the federal government's Payments-In-Lieu-of-Taxes (PILT) program for Fiscal Year 2003.  The PILT Program was designed as an attempt to partially compensate counties that contain large portions of federal land that are not sub
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 Republican Congressman Rob Bishop, joining his Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives today, voted to permanently repeal the estate tax, commonly referred to as the death tax. The tax cut package passed by Congress in 2001 repealed the estate tax, but the repeal was set to expire at the end of 2010.  H.R.
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 Joining with almost 400 of his House colleagues, Congressman Rob Bishop voted Tuesday evening in favor of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2004, providing America's military with the increased funding they need to keep our nation secure.  The freshman Republican from Utah successfully worked to have included in the final version a specific provision benefiting Hill Air Force Base. 
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 With Congress reconvening this week after its August recess, Republican Representative Rob Bishop announced today funding for several projects in Utah's First Congressional District.  The money, set aside in provisions of the House VA-HUD and Interior Appropriations bills completed earlier this year, is slated for use in fiscal year 2004 and will be used to fund a variety of projects in Northern
March 23, 2007 Press Release
 Continuing a fast-paced schedule since returning to DC, First District Congressman Rob Bishop joined his colleagues this evening in the U.S House in passing H.R.

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