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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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June 25, 2009 Press Release

Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) introduced legislation, co-sponsored by Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), that would force the Census Bureau to allow for Americans living overseas to be counted in the decennial census.  The issue has a direct impact on Utah as the state narrowly missed receiving an additional Congressional seat after the last census, due to the Bureau's refusal to cou

June 25, 2009 Op-Ed and Speech

In an online column posted earlier this month on, Congressman Bishop outlined his strong opposition to Cap and Tax legislation and his support for an innovative all-of-the above alternative that would lead to energy independence, job creation, and no tax increases.

June 19, 2009 Press Release

Early Wednesday morning, Congressman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) scored some significant victories for Utah's military installations and personnel as the House Armed Services Committee debated and passed its version of the annual Defense Authorization Bill.  Bishop successfully added an amendment to the legislation to extend production of the F-22 fighter jet, which the Administration had slated for te

June 17, 2009 Article

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-22 program got an unexpected lift Wednesday after House lawmakers approved $369 million to continue production of the radar-evading fighter jets.

June 12, 2009 Article
"It was obvious that Hayes, who wrote the report, wasn't listening when he flew to Utah last month to hear from residents in the areas affected by the leases."
June 10, 2009 Press Release
DC—Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-1) announced his support for the American Energy Act, which will provide Americans with an additional alternative to the Democrats' national energy tax proposal.  Bishop, an original cosponsor of the legislation, released the following statement: