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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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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.
January 20, 2016 Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY – In a press conference held in the Gold Room of the Utah State Capitol, Reps. Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) released a discussion draft of the Utah Public Lands Initiative Act. Utah Governor Gary Herbert participated in the January 20th event. Reps.
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January 7, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) voted in favor of HR 3762, the Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act. Following the vote, Rep. Bishop released the following statement:

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January 5, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Rep. Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement after President Obama's announcement of various executive actions on gun control: 
 
December 18, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) released the following statement after the House passed the Omnibus Appropriations Act for FY2016: 
December 17, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON --  Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) voted in favor of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act. The bill makes a number of tax provisions permanent and grants predictability, clarity, and certainty to individuals, families, and job creators. Rep. Bishop offered the following statement after the vote:
October 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources Rob Bishop (R-UT) made the following statement following the announcement that Speaker John Boehner will resign at the end of October.

October 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) welcomed the formal commencement of F-35 operations at Hill Air Force Base. As a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, Bishop has played a crucial role in bringing this 5th generation combat aircraft to Utah. Rep. Bishop offered the following statement:

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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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