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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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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.
July 8, 2009 Press Release
Bishop Signs Responsible Healthcare Reform Pledge
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:

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.