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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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August 31, 2018 Press Release
Representative Rob Bishop (R-UT) announces his 2018 Veterans Resource Fair. The annual fair will take place at the Hill Aerospace Museum. Veterans and their families will learn more about their benefits and have questions answered directly by representatives from federal, state, and local agencies and veteran advocacy organizations
August 15, 2018 Press Release
By securing this 88-acre land transfer, President Trump and the committee have ensured that vital military research will carry on at Utah State University. The university has been a strong innovative partner, and I know this land will continue to further goals of research and military support
July 20, 2018 Press Release
The House-passed Farm Bill is good for Utah and good for America. As we enter into negotiations with the Senate, I will take particular care to defend and promote the provisions which support Utah’s farmers and ranchers. This bill is important to our nation’s economy and security. I look forward to serving on this bicameral, bipartisan committee.
July 11, 2018 Press Release
For any student of federalism, this is a no-brainer. The range of industry and lifestyle is so varied across our country, it only makes sense for states to have the ability to set their watches the way they best see fit.
June 28, 2018 Press Release
First and foremost, the NDAA is the legislation through which we in Congress ‘provide for the common defense.’ That is an important responsibility. This year’s NDAA will also reemphasize the important role Utah plays in the defense of our nation and our freedoms. Both the military and civilian workforce at Hill Air Force Base are vital to our country’s security. Ensuring Utah and the nation are properly supported is my top priority.”
June 25, 2018 Press Release
This is a prominent symbol of the most significant achievement of the 19th Century. And it is, for transportation, as significant as landing a man on the moon would be for the 20th Century. The ability of having the rail system there meant that some of my ancestors that had to walk every step across the plains taking months to get to Utah; could now do it in seven days.
June 22, 2018 Press Release
As dean of Utah’s House delegation, Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) hosted the State’s full federal delegation as well as Governor Gary Herbert for a meeting to discuss a range of issues important to the Utah. Topics included the Inland Port, Medicaid expansion, and ways the federal delegation may best work with the state.
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."


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.

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

February 6, 2012 In The News


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

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

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

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.

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
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.