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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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February 26, 2019 Press Release
I voted against this resolution because it does nothing to solve the issue of border security or properly limit executive overreach. Bringing this vote to the floor is nothing more than a political stunt.
February 20, 2019 Press Release
“This is a logical step forward using the military branch that makes sense. It will enhance our military dominance. I will work with Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to demonstrate the integral role that Hill AFB is poised to play given the thriving space and defense industry in northern Utah.”
January 24, 2019 Press Release
These GOP measures represent a passionate way of addressing the plight of the furloughed and unpaid government employee. Federal workers ought not shoulder the burden of Washington politics. These measures should have passed. Paychecks should be going out.
January 24, 2019 Press Release
I am again honored to be nominated to serve on this important committee. Utah’s Hill Air Force Base remains one of my highest priorities. From this position, I will continue to keep Hill’s strategic importance at the forefront of our decision-making.
January 11, 2019 Press Release
"We are pleased with our Senate colleagues for this gesture. For too long, Utah has been vulnerable to the whims of Washington. Decisions for Utah should be made by Utahns. Who best knows the state than those who depend on Utah lands for their livelihoods?"
January 8, 2019 Press Release
This shutdown impasse is entirely due to the misuse of the Senate filibuster. It’s not complicated, America should have secure borders. This is something Democrats have supported for years, until recently. Now they insist on playing political games over 1/10th of 1% of government spending. Let’s end this impasse, secure our border, and reopen the government.
January 6, 2019 Press Release
I am immensely grateful to the Administration for the decision to restore services at our national parks in the midst of this shutdown. Oftentimes, grandstanding and theater can distract us from the important governmental task of providing safety and security. This decision will enhance safety and add protections to all those who choose to recreate in Utah’s parks.”
January 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – As the top Republican on the Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) has delivered a letter to the Acting Secretary of the Interior requesting that the Department of the Interior take emergency measures to resume operations at Utah’s Mighty 5 nationa

January 4, 2019 Press Release
“I have served in Congress under four separate Speakers of the House and Nancy Pelosi is by far the most heavy handed. She is picking up right where she left off. Under the regained speakership of Pelosi, the House Democrats have made it easier to spend taxpayer money, ignore the debt ceiling, and raise taxes. My vote against these Pelosi rules is a vote FOR Utah.”
November 27, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) introduced HR 7163, a bill to designate the outstation of the Department of Veterans Affairs in North Ogden, UT, as the Major Brent Taylor Vet Center Outstation. Brent Russell Taylor served as Mayor of North Ogden City and as a Major in the Utah Army National Guard. On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018, Major Taylor was killed in an attack in Afghanistan.

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In The News

December 18, 2012 In The News

Phil Taylor, E&E News

A leading House Republican yesterday urged the president to exercise caution before designating a national monument to protect a rugged river gorge in northern New Mexico, arguing that the area is under no immediate threat of development.

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April 25, 2012 In The News

In Fiscal Year 2011, the federal government sent states and localities $542 billion through approximately 1,000 different federal grant programs.  States and localities returned close to $3.7 billion in unspent awarded grants back to the federal government.  This unspent grant money is typically returned back to the federal granting agency for redistribution of the originally awarded grants.  O

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February 6, 2012 In The News

Education:

1.     H.R. 2514: The Academic Partnerships Lead Us to Success Act or A-PLUS Act

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January 31, 2011 In The News
By: Mark Tapscott 01/28/11
Editorial Page Editor
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January 31, 2011 In The News

Phil Taylor, E&E News

January 31, 2011

Nearly 60 Republican lawmakers, mostly from the West, on Friday asked Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to rescind a new policy that directs field managers to inventory and protect wilderness-quality lands, arguing that it would significantly affect rural economies.

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January 4, 2011 In The News

Wilderness Policy Sparks Western Ire

An Initiative to Expand Protection of Unspoiled Lands Has Drawn Opposition From Energy Companies and Ranchers

By Stephanie Simon, Wall Street Journal

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December 9, 2010 In The News

By Ryan Sabalow, Redding Record Searchlight

There may not be American gray wolves in California yet, but U.S. Rep. Wally Herger has joined a group of Republican lawmakers urging the animals' removal from the Endangered Species Act — just in case.

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December 8, 2010 In The News
Last week, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission voted in support of Congressional actions to delist the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act.  In a press release issued yesterday, they noted that "Congressional involvement is necessary to break the regulatory and litigious gridlock that Mexican wolf conservation has endured for many years before the demise of the spec
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December 7, 2010 In The News
The Public Lands Council (PLC) and the National Cattlemen's Beef Associati on (NCBA) support the State Sovereignty Wildlife Management Act, which would return management authority of gray wolves to the states and remove them from the endangered species list. The legislation was introduced by U.S.
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