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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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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.
December 1, 2014 Article
By Drew Johnson
The Washington Times
read online here

A memorial planned to honor one of the great American leaders of the 20th century has instead become a monument to government waste.

November 24, 2014 Op-Ed and Speech
by Standard-Examiner Editorial Board
view online here
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].
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.

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