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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

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November 18, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) announced that Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) will serve as Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee for the 114th Congress. Congressman Bishop currently serves as Chairman of the Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee.
November 14, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today joined in support of legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline [H.R. 5682].
November 12, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Congressman Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) joined together to announce their opposition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to list the Gunnison sage grouse as a "Threatened" species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  The Gunnison sage grouse species is found in Colorado and parts of eastern Utah.
October 30, 2014 Article


Deseret News editorial


Considering all the "players" involved and "fields" in play, one needs a scorecard to track progress with ongoing public lands efforts in eastern and southeastern Utah.

October 27, 2014 Article

 
 
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) – It's being called an historic agreement that can serve as a model to resolve the dispute over public lands in Utah once and for all.

October 23, 2014 Article
By Phil Taylor, E&E News

A small county in northeast Utah has reached a big agreement on the future management of its public lands, offering a spark to a sweeping legislative effort being led by Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah).

October 23, 2014 Press Release
Salt Lake City—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, and Daggett County Commissioners today joined representatives from the conservation, outdoor recreation, and sportsmens' community, to unveil the draft Daggett County lands proposal agreement as part of the broader Utah Public Lands Initiative.
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October 20, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Tomorrow,  more than 160 high school students from Utah's First Congressional District will attend the 10th annual Education Conference hosted by Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) at the Utah State Capitol.  Each year students join together at the state capitol to engage in discussions on topics pertaining to the three branches of federal government, history, and the election process.
October 6, 2014 Article
By Anthony Adragna

 — Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) appears to have a clear path to chair the House Natural Resources Committee to succeed retiring chairman Rep. Doc Hastings (R-Wash.) after the only Republican in Bishop's path told Bloomberg BNA Oct. 2 that he wouldn't run.

September 25, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama today wielded his executive powers to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument by six times its original size. The expanded national monument will now total 490,000 square miles. This area, which is three times larger than the State of Montana, will be off limits to commercial fishing and exploration for deep-sea energy development.

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