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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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June 21, 2018 Press Release
“This legislation strengthens America’s crucial agriculture industry. Utah farmers and ranchers are particularly empowered by provisions in this bill. From trade promotion to bolstered livestock programs, Utah will find many deserved benefits in the House version of the Farm Bill. I hope the Senate will honor Utah farmers in the same way.”
June 20, 2018 Press Release
“I am relieved to know that these family separation issues are being addressed. I stand ready to pass legislation that will enhance border security and give due respect to the family unit. Security and compassion are not mutually exclusive. These problems stemmed from legal uncertainly. I look forward to working with my colleagues in the ongoing effort to solve this problem the right way.”
June 15, 2018 Press Release
"In Utah, we're no stranger to the tragic impact of this crisis. Too many lives have been cut short and too many tears have been shed for lost loved ones."
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May 24, 2018 Press Release
“House passage of this year’s NDAA further signals Congress’s continued commitment to fulfill its constitutional duty to provide for the common defense. The House passed a bill which recognizes Utah’s crucial role in national security. It’s now up to the Senate to do its work and support our nation’s men and women in uniform.”
May 10, 2018 Press Release
“This year’s NDAA reflects Congress’s continued commitment to uphold the Constitution and provide for the common defense. This bill also recognizes Utah’s important national security role. The strength of our military is once again a priority for the administration, and the Armed Services Committee is right to pass an NDAA that shares that priority.”
May 10, 2018 Press Release
“The Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Act further acknowledges Utah's Promontory Summit as a place that changed the world. This new Park will not only preserve the history made on that spring day in 1869, but also the herculean efforts which led to the driving of the spike and the new course of history that followed.”
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April 27, 2018 Press Release
“It’s about time northern Utah’s military veterans have convenient access to the care they so rightly deserve. Veterans make up one of the most resilient and noble portions of our society. As a community, we must have their backs. The opening of this Center in North Ogden represents our commitment to supporting vets even after their days in uniform are done.”
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April 18, 2018 Press Release
"Mrs. Bush lived and died on her own terms. Her strength and dignity ought to be the example we all follow. While I mourn for those she leaves behind, I am heartened to know that generations to come will marvel at her legacy of grace."
April 11, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement after the announcement by House Speaker Paul Ryan (WI-01) that he will not seek reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives:

March 22, 2018 Press Release
"This bill finally begins rebuilding the military that has been significantly weakened over the last decade - which is good - but the rest the bill expands the role of government, costs too much money, and misses opportunities to help Utah."

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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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