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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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April 30, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON—  Today the House voted on H.R. 2029 which allows for the funding of a hangar and a flight simulator for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter at Hill Air Force Base. This bill also calls for the funding of storage facilities to safely house munitions and other critical items at the base. The passage of this bill will provide $38.4 million for HAFB. 

April 30, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON— The House Armed Services Committee today passed H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2016 by a vote of 60-2.  Details of the bill can be found here. The committee deliberated throughout the evening Wednesday and cast its vote this morning at approximately 4:30 AM EDT. Rep.
April 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—  In an effort to save the Department of Defense millions of dollars and protect critical military training facilities throughout the western United States, Rep. Rob Bishop has proposed an amendment to the annual defense bill that would prohibit the Obama Administration from declaring the Sage Grouse an endangered species.

April 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—  The House voted today to repeal the Death Tax. Congressman Rob Bishop was a co-sponsor of this bill and voted in favor of its passage today. Congressman Bishop issued the following statement regarding the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015

April 15, 2015 Press Release
"My thoughts and prayers are with the Bangerter family at this time of loss. Norm's service to the state of Utah is unparalleled. He made hard decisions when it mattered most and he set a strong example of wise action in the face of opposition. It was a great privilege to serve as a state legislator during his tenure as governor. He will be missed."     
December 11, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Late last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2015. The legislation averts a shutdown of the federal government and limits the budget of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through February 2015.
December 3, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—House Natural Resources Committee Chairman-elect Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement in support of many of the natural resources provisions included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
December 3, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— The Obama Administration announced this week that Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Deputy Director Steve Ellis will visit the Browns Canyon area of Colorado on Saturday, December 06, 2014.
December 3, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The House of Representatives and U.S. Senate released the final draft of the fiscal year (FY) 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) served as  a House negotiator, working with Senate counterparts on some of the key terms of the agreement.
December 2, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON--U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Reps. Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Chris Stewart (UT-02) have introduced legislation in the Senate and House, respectively, that would transfer 100 acres of land currently owned by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to the city of Fruit Heights in Davis County. The land will be used as a cemetery for the city.

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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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