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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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March 14, 2018 Press Release
“As a teacher, I understand the significance of a secure school environment. This bill allows schools to improve student safety while respecting constitutional rights. The legislation assists states and local schools in designing safety programs specific to their needs. This is local empowerment designed to keep kids safe.”
March 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The US House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 1800. The bipartisan bill, sponsored by Rep.

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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.
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July 16, 2010 In The News

Mini Documentary Released Showing Criminal Activity on Federal Lands

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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. 

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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.


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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.

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