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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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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:
May 21, 2009 Article
Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) offered a resolution to create a four member bi-partisan panel to examine allegations made by the Speaker of the House accusing intelligence professionals of deliberately lying to Congress. Bishop released the following statement:

May 20, 2009 Op-Ed and Speech

Every five to six years, Congress prepares a long range surface transportation bill.  The transportation bill authorizes the Federal surface transportation programs for highways, highway safety, and transit.  In a letter dated April 2, 2009 from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Chairman Oberstar and ranking member Congressman Mica requested member offices submit high priority

May 12, 2009 Press Release

Today, Members of the Congressional Western Caucus and the Republican Study Committee (RSC) introduced the American Energy Innovation Act (H.R. 2300).  Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the Western Caucus, is the lead sponsor of the bill.  The legislation represents a competing vision for America's energy future in contrast to the Cap and Tax mandates endorsed by Democrat lawmakers.

April 30, 2009 Op-Ed and Speech

Dear Secretary Salazar:

Welcome to the great state of Utah.  I sincerely hope you enjoy your visit and I am confident you will be impressed with the incredible beauty of the state as well as Utah's most important resource, its people. 

April 3, 2009 Op-Ed and Speech

A list of the federal projects for which Congressman Bishop has requested Congressionally-directed funding is online at: