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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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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.”
November 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) has introduced the “Hyde Park Land Conveyance Act” which directs the Secretary of the Interior to transfer 80 acres of BLM land to the City of Hyde Park, UT. Rep.

October 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) has announced that Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) will serve on the House-Senate Conference Committee tasked with reconciling the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA.)
August 21, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) will host a series of Town Hall meetings around Utah's first congressional district. The series will begin with a radio broadcast from Vernal's KVEL 920 AM, followed by a pair of meetings in Brigham City & Layton (full details below). Rep. Bishop has extended the following invitation to constituents:

June 19, 2017 Press Release

On Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:30 AM EDT in House Visitor Center (HVC) Room 210, the newly formed Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs will hold its inaugural hearing.

June 6, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has announced the appointment of Greg Sheehan to the position of Deputy Director of the U.S.



In The News

July 16, 2010 In The News

Mini Documentary Released Showing Criminal Activity on Federal Lands

July 14, 2010 In The News

NOTE: DOI says no conflicts exist.  Yet, U.S. Border Patrol still cannot routinely patrol most highly trafficked areas of the border. 

"Somehow we need to come up with what is indeed a priority and what is not a priority,"
said Congressman Rob Bishop. 

May 19, 2010 In The News

The "10"

1)   A Citizen's Guide to the Tenth.  The Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) has produced an excellent 2-page summary of the 10th Amendment.

May 19, 2010 In The News

By Dan Weist
Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau
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May 19, 2010 In The News

By Bob Keefe
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Republican Rep. Tom Price of Roswell rarely minces words about his feelings toward President Barack Obama or Democratic leaders in Congress.