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Congressman Bishop Recognizes Weber State University on its 125th Anniversary

WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) delivered remarks before the U.S. House of Representatives today to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of Weber State University.
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Bishop Calls on Secretary Jewell to Further Examine the National Park Service’s Erroneous Comments on Hydraulic Fracturing

WASHINGTON—Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell today received a letter from Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, requesting further information about the protocol and review process for the submission … Read More

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House Sends Senate a Bill to Improve Energy Leasing and Permitting Process

WASHINGTON– The House of Representatives today passed legislation to improve the current leasing and permitting process for resource development on federal land. Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, has been a leading … Read More

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Bureau of Land Management Cancels Oil and Gas Leases in Utah

WASHINGTON– Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, and Congressman Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) today responded to the Bureau of Land Management’s announcement that it will defer an additional 99,960 acres of … Read More

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Bishop Supports Bill Allowing Americans to Keep Their Current Healthcare Coverage

WASHINGTON– Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013 to address the fallacy told by President Barack Obama that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) would allow the American people to retain their health insurance plan … Read More

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Bishop Delivers Opening Statement at Hearing on National Park Closures

WASHINGTON—The House Natural Resources Committee along with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding a hearing today to further explore the National Park Service’s closure of 401 national parks and monuments. Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the … Read More

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Bishop Votes to Provide Security and Support to Families of Fallen Heroes

WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) voted in support the Honoring the Families of Fallen Soldiers Act and the Flight Safety Act. The Senate must vote in support of both bills before they go to the President for signature. “The … Read More

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Bishop Calls on Senate to Pass Bill Opening National Parks

WASHINGTON— Today, the National Park Service (NPS) opened sections of the National Mall for a rally. Upon learning this, Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, is calling on the Administration and Senator Harry … Read More

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Bishop Votes in Favor of Bill to Support Veterans

WASHINGTON— The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Honoring our Promise to America’s Veterans Act with bipartisan support. Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), who continues to fight for pay and support of our nation’s military, civilian defense workers, National Guard, … Read More

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Hastings, Bishop Challenge Obama Admin Over Unnecessary and Arbitrary Closures of Open-air Parks and Monuments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04) and Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today sent a letter to National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis regarding the Obama Administration’s actions to restrict public access to … Read More

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