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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.
April 7, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) is the chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, and has released discussion draft legislation on Puerto Rico's economic crisis. Recently a Virginia-based special interest group has been airing radio ads making claims against the Chairman.

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In The News

May 12, 2010 In The News

Oberstar's Clean Water Bill Is Aimed at Ending ‘Confusion' for Regulators
April 21, 2010
Geof Koss, CQ Today

In a bid to overcome deep-seated opposition that stalled past legislative efforts, a House chairman introduced new legislation Wednesday to overcome two recent Supreme Court rulings restricting the scope of federal clean water law.

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May 12, 2010 In The News
POLITICO
By: Marin Cogan
May 12, 2010

A tightly held administration plan to consider designating up to millions of acres of land in the West as national monuments has Western Republicans up in arms.

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March 4, 2010 In The News
Patrick Reis, E&E reporter
Adding the greater sage grouse to the Endangered Species List would place unnecessary but damaging restrictions on Western economies, a coalition of lawmakers told the Obama administration today.

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March 3, 2010 In The News
by Senator Jim DeMint
Washington Times

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February 24, 2010 In The News
In 1996, President Clinton created an outcry in western states with the words:

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February 19, 2010 In The News
By MIKE SORAGHAN of Greenwire
New York Times 

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President Obama has copied the page from his predecessor's playbook on how to push an energy and environment agenda.

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