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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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January 30, 2018 Press Release
"The civilian and military workforce at Utah's Hill Air Force Base should be encouraged to know their Commander in Chief has just reemphasized the crucial role they play in America's military readiness. The President is pursuing a policy of peace through strength. Utah is providing that strength.”
January 19, 2018 Press Release
The House did its job. Historically, shutdowns haven’t solved problems or broken impasses, but rather have hurt Americans. Now, Democrats in the Senate must care more about people than political grandstanding.
January 18, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT), along with the entire Utah House delegation, has introduced the Marijuana Effective Drug Study Act, H.R. 4825. The bipartisan MEDS Act has been introduced in the Senate and is aimed at creating a reasoned and responsible environment where the best minds may be able to analyze and examine something about which we know very little. Rep. Bishop is joined by Representatives Blumenauer D-OR, Curtis R-UT, Love R-UT, Norton D-DC, Polis D-CO, Raskin D-MD, and Stewart R-UT as original cosponsors of the MEDS Act.
January 3, 2018 Press Release
“President Monson’s service to Utah, the LDS Church, and the world is without equal. He will be greatly missed, and his influence will be felt for generations to come. I am heartened by the belief that his passing leads to a divine reunion with his wife, Frances. My thoughts today are with his family and the millions throughout the world in mourning.”
January 2, 2018 Press Release
I had just started teaching at Box Elder High School when Orrin Hatch won his first election to the US Senate. He has since gone on to be Utah’s longest serving Senator and most successful politician. His influence can be felt by all Americans.
December 19, 2017 Press Release
"Passage of this bill will mean great savings for America’s middle class families. The expansion of the child tax credit is in line with Utah values and American Ideals. Additionally, this bill will encourage wage growth and job creation in the Beehive State, and tax system in America is now on its way to becoming more fair and simple."
December 7, 2017 Op-Ed and Speech
I am pleased with the courage shown by this administration to take a bold step toward righting the wrongs of the past, and I am committed to the legislative efforts required to safeguard the future.
November 16, 2017 Press Release
“Utahns deserve to keep more of their hard-earned money. Each year, Utahns and other Americans spend billions of dollars complying with our needlessly complicated tax code. I voted for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act because it will save Utahns thousands of dollars each year. Furthermore, the bill contains numerous provisions that bring federal tax policy more in line with Utah values.”
November 14, 2017 Press Release
“This year’s NDAA finally recognizes that the 4 budget cuts and 2 manpower cuts to our military during the Obama years have harmed our military readiness. This bill, with a strong bipartisan vote, finally realizes this trend must be reversed. It provides the pathway to rebuild our military infrastructure. There are several provisions that will be of benefit to Utah’s Hill Air Force Base and the civilian and military workforce that makes Hill so essential to our military success.”


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.