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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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September 20, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Resorting Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act [H.R. 1526.] Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation subcommittee, was among the first supporters of this legislation when it was introduced in the House.
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September 20, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – After voting to support the Continuing Resolution to fund the government and defund Obamacare, Reps. Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chris Stewart (UT-02) and Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) released the following statement:

September 12, 2013 Press Release

Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement in response to the President's remarks on Syria:

September 5, 2013 Article

by John McArdle
E&E News

Federal and local law enforcement are still trying to determine whether an assault on a uniformed maintenance worker at Chiricahua National Monument last week was related to cross-border activity at the southeast Arizona park, which is on a route known to be used by human traffickers and drug runners about 60 miles from the Mexican border.

August 6, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today issued the following response regarding U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's decision to reduce furlough days for civilian defense workers from 11 days to six days through the remainder of the fiscal year.  Bishop, who opposed the defense sequester, has aggressively challenged the U.S.
July 24, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON–Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved an amendment to the 2014 National Defense Appropriations Act that would strengthen the laws governing working capital funds, and the employees associated with the fund.

July 23, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (CA-23), and others today met with U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Under Secretary Robert Hale to discuss the DOD's justification for furloughing employees at Working Capital Fund depots, including Ogden Air Logistics Complex.
July 19, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– The U.S. House of Representatives today approved 26 amendments to the Student Success Act [H.R. 5], three of which were sponsored by Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01). The three amendments sponsored by Bishop to H.R.
July 17, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell today testified before the House Natural Resources Committee.

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