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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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October 15, 2015 Press Release
In light of the announcement of a proposal by The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition, members of Utah's federal delegation are reiterating their commitment to collaboration as public lands legislation is being crafted. Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee and Representatives Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) issued the following joint statement:
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September 22, 2015 Press Release
The US Fish and Wildlife service announced that the Greater Sage Grouse does not warrant specific protection under the Endangered Species Act for only the next 5 years. Representative Rob Bishop offers the following statement:
September 18, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) released the following statement today after voting in favor H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, which would cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood for one year.
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September 11, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) released the following statement following his NO vote on H.R. 3461. This vote asserts Rep. Bishop's disapproval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action relating to the nuclear program of Iran, or ‘The Iran Deal.' 
August 5, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Rep. Rob Bishop joined with the other members of Utah's federal delegation in sending a letter to the Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.
July 14, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) released the following statement following the Obama Administration's announcement of an agreement with Iran:
July 10, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Utah Congressmen Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz responded to President Obama's impending use of the Antiquities Act in Lincoln County and Nye County Nevada to create the 700,000-acre Basin and Range National Monument.
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June 26, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON – After the Supreme Court released its 5-4 decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, and it was held that the states are not empowered to decide for themselves on the issue of marriage, Rep. Rob Bishop issued the following statement:

June 10, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) has introduced H.R. 2710, the Lawful Purpose and Self-Defense Act of 2015. This bill will reign in the Obama Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The ATF has attempted to ban ammunition used in the popular AR-15 rifle.

May 28, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Today, Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01) responded to the Obama Administration's announcement of federal land use plans for the Greater Sage Grouse.
 

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February 18, 2010 In The News
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January 27, 2010 In The News
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December 8, 2009 In The News
The Obama administration took a major step Monday toward imposing the first federal limits on climate-changing pollution from cars, power plants and factories, declaring there is compelling scientific evidence that global warming from man-made greenhouse gases endangers Americans' health.

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November 16, 2009 In The News
"The lack of oversight over the Equal Access to Justice Act has enabled environmental special interest groups to co-opt the original intent of this law and convert it into a virtual litigation machine to advance their extreme causes," Congressman Rob Bishop, Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus.


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October 30, 2009 In The News

Western Republicans are objecting to an order by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to incorporate climate change impacts into decision-making at his department.

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