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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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July 15, 2009 Press Release
The American Energy Innovation Act (H.R. 2300), introduced by the Congressional Western Caucus and the Republican Study Committee (RSC), received two key endorsements this week from the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) and Americans for Tax Reform (ATR).

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July 15, 2009 Press Release
This week, 50 Members of Congress submitted 105 amendments to the House Rules Committee on the House Interior Appropriations bill (H.R. 2996) to bring greater efficiency to the use of taxpayer dollars by the Department of Interior. Forty-five of the 105 amendments were offered by Members of the Congressional Western Caucus.

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July 15, 2009 Press Release
Today, Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) voted NO on H.R. 2997, the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2010, which provides an increase in funding of $2.4 billion, nearly 12% over last year.

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July 15, 2009 Press Release
Members of the Senate and Congressional Western Caucuses are scheduled to present the Clean, Affordable and Reliable Energy Act (CARE Act) tomorrow, June 24, during their first bicameral press conference. The CARE Act takes and "all of the above" approach to address today's energy demands.
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July 15, 2009 Op-Ed and Speech
In his poem, "The Road Not Taken," Robert Frost paints the perfect picture of today's debate on America's energy future. Here, Frost describes two paths leading in two different directions, "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference."

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July 15, 2009 Op-Ed and Speech
In 1964, Congress passed the Wilderness Act. This legislation established 54 designated wilderness areas consisting of nine million acres of land and officially defined wilderness as "an area of generally undisturbed federal land that prohibits commercial activities, motorized access, roads, structures, and facilities."

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July 15, 2009 Op-Ed and Speech
In recognition of Earth Day, millions across the nation are applying a special sense of environmental awareness to their daily routine. Some may reconsider joining the carpool, opt for public transportation and many will likely dedicate extra effort to energy conservation by reducing their overall energy consumption.
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July 8, 2009 Press Release
 
Bishop Signs Responsible Healthcare Reform Pledge
 
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July 8, 2009 Article

OUR VIEW: Count all the missionaries

Count all the missionaries, Census Bureau takers!

OK, as a political rallying cry, it's not quite as catchy as "Count all the votes!" Frankly, it seems like a phrase more often spoken with emotion in a Sunday school class, rather than at a rally.

June 26, 2009 Press Release

Congressman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement this evening after voting NO on the Cap and Trade legislation:

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