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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

June 26, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON – After the Supreme Court released its 5-4 decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, and it was held that the states are not empowered to decide for themselves on the issue of marriage, Rep. Rob Bishop issued the following statement:
June 10, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) has introduced H.R. 2710, the Lawful Purpose and Self-Defense Act of 2015. This bill will reign in the Obama Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The ATF has attempted to ban ammunition used in the popular AR-15 rifle.
May 28, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Today, Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01) responded to the Obama Administration's announcement of federal land use plans for the Greater Sage Grouse.  
May 21, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) feels the time for the Export-Import Bank has come to an end. The 81-year-old government corporation was organized by Executive Order and is currently operating under a charter that is set to expire on June 30th 2015. Rep. Bishop offered the following statement regarding reauthorization of the Ex-Im Bank:
May 19, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Rep. Rob Bishop, Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, held an oversight hearing titled, "Empowering State Management of Greater Sage Grouse." Chairman Bishop said the following during his opening remarks:
April 30, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON—  Today the House voted on H.R. 2029 which allows for the funding of a hangar and a flight simulator for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter at Hill Air Force Base. This bill also calls for the funding of storage facilities to safely house munitions and other critical items at the base. The passage of this bill will provide $38.4 million for HAFB. 
April 30, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON— The House Armed Services Committee today passed H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2016 by a vote of 60-2.  Details of the bill can be found here. The committee deliberated throughout the evening Wednesday and cast its vote this morning at approximately 4:30 AM EDT. Rep.
April 29, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON—  In an effort to save the Department of Defense millions of dollars and protect critical military training facilities throughout the western United States, Rep. Rob Bishop has proposed an amendment to the annual defense bill that would prohibit the Obama Administration from declaring the Sage Grouse an endangered species.
April 16, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON—  The House voted today to repeal the Death Tax. Congressman Rob Bishop was a co-sponsor of this bill and voted in favor of its passage today. Congressman Bishop issued the following statement regarding the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015. 
April 15, 2015 Press Release
"My thoughts and prayers are with the Bangerter family at this time of loss. Norm's service to the state of Utah is unparalleled. He made hard decisions when it mattered most and he set a strong example of wise action in the face of opposition. It was a great privilege to serve as a state legislator during his tenure as governor. He will be missed."     

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