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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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September 29, 2008 Op-Ed and Speech

Rob Bishop Statement on Bailout Vote:

 

September 29, 2008 Press Release

Members of Utah's Congressional delegation have announced that the U.S. Congress has passed a measure that will transfer federal lands currently held by the Army Corps of Engineers within Camp Williams to the State of Utah for use by the National Guard. 

September 29, 2008 Press Release

Congressman Rob Bishop, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced that the U.S. House of Representatives has approved millions of dollars in funding authorizations for military spending in Utah as well as a land transfer for the Utah National Guard at Camp Williams, as part of two defense-related bills passed today.

August 5, 2008 Press Release

Hill Air Force Base may be receiving $5.4 million soon for the construction of a new fire station there, thanks to a provision sponsored by Congressman Rob Bishop (R-Utah).  The funding is part of the annual Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill, which the U.S. House of Representatives approved early Friday morning.

July 30, 2008 Press Release

Congressman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) today announced a new online survey that will allow school officials, parents, teachers, and community members to share their stories of how high energy prices are impacting Utah's schools.  The Back to School Energy Survey, posted on the Republican portion of the House Education and Labor Committee website, will gather critical information about how schools are

July 23, 2008 Press Release

House Republican leaders today introduced their comprehensive, "all-of-the-above" energy legislation, and in doing so relied heavily on provisions already contained in energy legislation authored by Congressman Rob Bishop, according to the Utah lawmaker's office.

June 27, 2008 Op-Ed and Speech

Just days before the Independence Day holiday, multiple GOP Members of the House, including Congressman Rob Bishop of Utah, gathered in a room in the U.S. Capitol to sign a Declaration of American Energy Independence.  The text is below, and a PDF of the complete document can be found here :

June 27, 2008 Press Release

Joined by members of the Congressional Western Caucus, a bicameral group of western members and leaders on energy issues, Congressman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) today introduced the "Americans for American Energy Act," a comprehensive energy bill designed to help American consumers and increase domestic energy security through conservation, production, and innovation.

June 20, 2008 Press Release

The U.S. Air Force has formalized its decision designating the Ogden Air Logistics Center at Hill Air Force Base as a key site for future repair work on the F-35 aircraft, according to a notification received by the office of Congressman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) today.

June 19, 2008 Press Release

Avoiding a shortfall in military spending that could have impacted personnel in Utah, Congress is set to pass a supplemental spending bill today that will fund troops at home and military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to information released by the office of Congressman Rob Bishop (R-Utah).

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