The U.S. House of Representatives has given approval to H.R. 5658, the National Defense Authorization Act, which grants billions in budget authority for the Department of Defense (DOD), as well as sets policies, programs and funding levels for the nation's military.
Taking advantage of the opportunity to show off much of what northern Utah has to offer, Congressman Rob Bishop finished playing host this week to a delegation made up of members of the US Congress and the German Parliament. The group, which numbered almost 50 including business and other political leaders, was in Utah for four days participating in a legislative exchange and public policy for
A bill sponsored by Congressman Rob Bishop and Senator Orrin Hatch which would increase water supplies for Northern Utah, has been passed by Congress this week. The Arthur V. Watkins Dam Enlargement Act authorizes the Secretary of Interior to conduct a feasibility study on increasing the height and capacity of the Watkins Dam at Willard Bay.
Congressman Rob Bishop has announced that the Ogden Hinckley Airport will soon be receiving a $2.1 million grant from the federal Department of Transportation. The grant, which comes in addition to moneys received last year for the same project, will provide final funding to finish construction of the new parallel taxiway to existing runway 3/21.
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Today the U.S. House of Representatives considered and voted on the proposed Democratic budget for Fiscal Year 2009. Republican Congressman Rob Bishop opposed the budget and the tax increases it included, and he released the following statement following the vote:
The House Committee on Natural Resources has cleared a bill sponsored by Congressman Rob Bishop which would enable a land exchange between Bountiful City and the U.S. Forest Service. The legislation, H.R.
Today in Washington, President Bush sent to the Congress his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2009. While it is historic in its size, and there could be much to comment on, Republican Congressman Rob Bishop issued the following statement touching so far on only two portions of the proposed budget – portions which would have a direct impact in the Beehive State. Those statements are below.
Upon hearing the news of the passing of LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley, Congressman Rob Bishop issued the following statement Sunday evening:
Congressman Rob Bishop, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, has announced that the final Congressional spending bill of the year contains almost $50 million in funding for military construction projects in Utah.