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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

December 11, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Late last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2015. The legislation averts a shutdown of the federal government and limits the budget of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through February 2015.
December 3, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—House Natural Resources Committee Chairman-elect Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement in support of many of the natural resources provisions included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
December 3, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— The Obama Administration announced this week that Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Deputy Director Steve Ellis will visit the Browns Canyon area of Colorado on Saturday, December 06, 2014.
December 3, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The House of Representatives and U.S. Senate released the final draft of the fiscal year (FY) 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) served as  a House negotiator, working with Senate counterparts on some of the key terms of the agreement.
December 2, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON--U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Reps. Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Chris Stewart (UT-02) have introduced legislation in the Senate and House, respectively, that would transfer 100 acres of land currently owned by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to the city of Fruit Heights in Davis County. The land will be used as a cemetery for the city.
December 2, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The Utah State Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office (PLPCO) officially released its report titled "An Analysis of a Transfer of Federal Lands to the State of Utah," which examines whether or not it is feasible for the State of Utah to take control of nearly 31 million acres of federal land.
November 20, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama's administration has signaled that the President intends to announce today plans to grant some sort of legal status to more than five million people who are currently in the United States illegally.
November 20, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—House Natural Resources Committee Chairman-elect Rob Bishop (UT-01) today announced the appointment of Jason Knox as Staff Director and Todd Ungerecht as Deputy Staff Director for the 114th Congress.
November 18, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) announced that Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) will serve as Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee for the 114th Congress. Congressman Bishop currently serves as Chairman of the Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee.
November 14, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today joined in support of legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline [H.R. 5682].

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