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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

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].
November 12, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Congressman Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) joined together to announce their opposition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to list the Gunnison sage grouse as a "Threatened" species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  The Gunnison sage grouse species is found in Colorado and parts of eastern Utah.
October 23, 2014 Press Release
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Salt Lake City—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, and Daggett County Commissioners today joined representatives from the conservation, outdoor recreation, and sportsmens' community, to unveil the draft Daggett County lands proposal agreement as part of the broader Utah Public Lands Initiative.
October 20, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Tomorrow,  more than 160 high school students from Utah's First Congressional District will attend the 10th annual Education Conference hosted by Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) at the Utah State Capitol.  Each year students join together at the state capitol to engage in discussions on topics pertaining to the three branches of federal government, history, and the election process.
September 25, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama today wielded his executive powers to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument by six times its original size. The expanded national monument will now total 490,000 square miles. This area, which is three times larger than the State of Montana, will be off limits to commercial fishing and exploration for deep-sea energy development.
September 17, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement in recognition of the 227th Constitution Day.
September 12, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) was selected by House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Chairman Howard "Buck" McKeon (CA-25) as one of the key members tasked with helping to negotiate the annual National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015.
September 9, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today joined in support of the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act [H.R. 5078], which would prohibit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers from expanding their regulatory authority to nearly every body of water in America, including ponds on farms, ditches, and watersheds.

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