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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

The U.S. House of representatives has voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement after voting in favor of the measure:

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April 5, 2017 Press Release
Orbital ATK has announced the early production of hardware for its Next Generation Launch system. This program is estimated to create 200 new jobs in Utah, primarily at the company's Promontory, UT location.
September 29, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) introduced H. J. Res. 100, a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would provide states with the authority to repeal any federal rule or regulation if two-thirds of the states are in agreement. Upon introduction of this legislation, Rep. Bishop offered the following statement:

August 2, 2016 Press Release
The commander of Air Combat Command, General Herbert J. Carlisle has approved the Air Force's F-35A Lightning II for "Initial Operating Capability" (IOC). This new status qualifies the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings of Utah's Hill Air Force Base as the first operational F-35A Combat Wings in the Air Force. 

July 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) have formally introduced the Utah Public Lands Initiative (PLI) legislation for consideration by the US House of Representatives. Included in the bill is a revamped 1.4 million acre plan for the Bears Ears region.

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July 12, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) has appointed Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) to serve as a lead member of the Conference Committee assigned to negotiate a final version of National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
July 8, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT), Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) sent a JOINT LETTER to Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. The letter outlines the delegation's legislative strategy and next steps for the Utah Public Lands Initiative (PLI).
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April 28, 2016 Press Release
The House Armed Services Committee passed H.R. 4909, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, by a vote of 60-2. After more than 16 hours of deliberation, the committee voted at about 2:30 AM Thursday the 28th of April. Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) is a senior member of the Committee and voted in favor of the annual bill. Following the vote, Rep.

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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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