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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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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."
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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.”
May 10, 2018 Press Release
“This year’s NDAA reflects Congress’s continued commitment to uphold the Constitution and provide for the common defense. This bill also recognizes Utah’s important national security role. The strength of our military is once again a priority for the administration, and the Armed Services Committee is right to pass an NDAA that shares that priority.”
May 10, 2018 Press Release
“The Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Act further acknowledges Utah's Promontory Summit as a place that changed the world. This new Park will not only preserve the history made on that spring day in 1869, but also the herculean efforts which led to the driving of the spike and the new course of history that followed.”
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April 27, 2018 Press Release
“It’s about time northern Utah’s military veterans have convenient access to the care they so rightly deserve. Veterans make up one of the most resilient and noble portions of our society. As a community, we must have their backs. The opening of this Center in North Ogden represents our commitment to supporting vets even after their days in uniform are done.”
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April 18, 2018 Press Release
"Mrs. Bush lived and died on her own terms. Her strength and dignity ought to be the example we all follow. While I mourn for those she leaves behind, I am heartened to know that generations to come will marvel at her legacy of grace."
April 11, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement after the announcement by House Speaker Paul Ryan (WI-01) that he will not seek reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives:

March 22, 2018 Press Release
"This bill finally begins rebuilding the military that has been significantly weakened over the last decade - which is good - but the rest the bill expands the role of government, costs too much money, and misses opportunities to help Utah."
March 15, 2018 Press Release
“In the 2000 census, about 11,000 residents of Utah were Mormon missionaries temporarily living abroad. They were residents of the state under any definition of the term resident; however, they were not counted in the census. We have a chance to make a change that will help real people, and we should do it.”

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In The News

September 17, 2010 In The News

To Mark Constitution Day, Congress Should Require All Bills to Cite Their Constitutional Authority

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September 17, 2010 In The News
Friday marks the 223rd anniversary of one of our nation's most important founding documents, one that too many people in Washington have forgotten about lately.

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September 17, 2010 In The News

Rep. Garrett honors the 223rd anniversary of the Constitution. 


Click here to view his remarks on the floor of the House or Representatives.
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September 17, 2010 In The News
Remarks Prepared for Delivery
U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson
Christie Elementary School
Frisco, Texas
Third District of Texas
Constitution Day

September 17, 2010

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September 10, 2010 In The News

By Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT)
The Daily Caller

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August 23, 2010 In The News
By Karl Puckett, Great Falls Tribune

LEWISTOWN — Mistrust of the purported plans by the Interior Department to create a grasslands national monument — possibly with bison — on Montana's open plains was expressed by speaker after speaker at a meeting here Friday.

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August 17, 2010 In The News

Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01) appeared on Fox News' America's News HQ on August 14, 2010 to discuss documents that he recently obtained from the Department of Interior (DOI) that show planning within the Administration to drastically increase the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) power and control over federal lands throughout the U.S.  T

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August 2, 2010 In The News
State Sovereignty Act- by Rep. Culberson (TX-07) [H.R. 5903]
click here for more information on H.R. 5903
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July 20, 2010 In The News

Arizona rancher Ed Ashurst shares his concerns over ongoing criminal activity occurring on his property, including federal lands where he holds grazing permits.  Ashurst is a neighbor of slain Arizona rancher Robert Krentz.

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