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Bishop to Negotiate Defense Spending Bill
October 13, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) has announced that Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) will serve on the House-Senate Conference Committee tasked with reconciling the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA.) The Conference Committee is made up of lawmakers with a deep commitment to and knowledge of the needs of US defense efforts. Conferees will work together to resolve the differences between the House and Senate versions of the NDAA. As Utah’s sole representation on an Armed Services Comm... More
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Bishop Announces August Town Hall Meetings
August 21, 2017
Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) will host a series of Town Hall meetings around Utah’s first congressional district. The series will begin with a radio broadcast from Vernal’s KVEL 920 AM, followed by a pair of meetings in Brigham City & Layton (full details below). Rep. Bishop has extended the following invitation to constituents: “Thank you for all your letters, phone calls, and emails. Now let’s get together. It is my hope that we can have an elevated and productive dialogue about real issues ... More
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Speaker’s Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs Announces First Hearing
June 19, 2017
On Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:30 AM EDT in House Visitor Center (HVC) Room 210, the newly formed Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs will hold its inaugural hearing. In May, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced the creation of the Task Force, a bipartisan group of lawmakers focused on balancing the interests between federal and local governments. Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) has been appointed Chairman of the Task Force. Ahead of the hearing, Speaker Ryan... More
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Bishop Congratulates Utah’s Greg Sheehan on Fish and Wildlife Service Appointment
June 6, 2017
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has announced the appointment of Greg Sheehan to the position of Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Prior to the appointment, Sheehan worked as Director of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, Rob Bishop (UT-01) issued the following statement regarding the appointment: “It is exciting to see another Utah voice added to this Administration. While serving on our Natural Resources... More
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