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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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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."
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.”


In The News

December 3, 2010 In The News

by Sarah Courtney-- Fox News

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December 3, 2010 In The News


Another proposal to give management of Idaho's wolves back to the state was introduced in Congress yesterday by Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) and seven other Western legislators.

December 1, 2010 In The News

November 29, 2010 In The News

CQ Weekly

by Margaret Kriz Hobson

November 18, 2010 In The News
by Phil Taylor, E&E reporter

Congress may lose its best chance to pass a suite of public lands proposals that would protect more than 2 million acres of federal lands as wilderness if it fails to move an omnibus measure in the lame-duck session, conservation groups say.

October 7, 2010 In The News
Scott Streater, E&E reporter
Land Letter

The "America's Red Rock Wilderness Act," which would preserve 9.4 million acres of pristine land across eastern Utah, isn't supported by a single member of the state's congressional delegation and might never be approved by Congress.

October 7, 2010 In The News

by Deroy Murdock

National Review Online

October 7, 2010

October 6, 2010 In The News   "The Western Caucuses' report spells out what needs to be addressed to get the American West back on the path to prosperity." 10/04/10

September 17, 2010 In The News
Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) delivers remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives recognizing Constitution Day and the 223rd anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.  

click here to view his remarks

September 17, 2010 In The News
Congressman Steve King (R-IA), a member of the 10th Amendment Task Force, today issued the following statement commemorating the 223rd anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution by delegates to the Constitutional Convention.