Devils Tower National Monument, one of two national monuments in Wyoming, is shown in an undated file photo. A coalition of conservation groups are urging U.S. House members to kill a bill that would limit the president's ability to designate lands as national monuments.
by Reps. Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Steve Daines (MT At Large)
WASHINGTON– Next week, the House of Representatives will consider H.R. 1459, the Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act. This legislation ensures that the American people have the opportunity to participate in the decision-making process leading up to a new national monument designation.
WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama today released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2015. The President's budget contains requests and recommendations to Congress that they may consider during the development of the official federal budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), today issued the following statement in response to Department of Defense (DOD) Secretary Chuck Hagel's remarks about new cuts to military spending:
WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) wrote to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell seeking to reauthorize a successful pilot program that has helped the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) improve efficiency and balance complex demands, including oil and gas permitting and environmental conservation.