Tag Archives: Federal budget

Bishop Questions Secretary Salazar about Budget and Public Lands Use

WASHINGTON–U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Ken Salazar appeared before the House Natural Resources Committee today to address questions regarding the Interior’s portion of the President’s FY2013 budget.  Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT), Chairman of the House Natural Resources National Parks, … Read More

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Bishop Reacts to Release of President’s Proposed Budget

WASHINGTON– Today, President Barack Obama released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2013, which calls for $3.8 trillion in spending, $1.5 of which is considered ‘new spending.’ Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) expressed concern that the budget would require unsustainable levels … Read More

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HATCH OPPOSES LONG-TERM GOVERNMENT FUNDING AGREEMENT

WASHINGTON – (On Thursday) U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) issued the following statement after he voted against the compromise proposal to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year: “I commend Speaker Boehner for his leadership and for … Read More

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Bishop Votes to Ensure Military Operations are Funded and Troops Receive Pay

WASHINGTON–  Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today voted in support of legislation (H.R. 1363) introduced by House Republicans that will fund the Department of Defense through the remainder of the fiscal year and extend the existing Continuing Resolution (CR) for one … Read More

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House Republicans unveil FY2012 budget

WASHINGTON– Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) today issued the following statement upon House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s release of “The Path to Prosperity: Restoring America’s Promise”- the Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Resolution. “The Republican budget introduced today by Chairman Ryan … Read More

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Bishop Votes to Cut Federal Spending by $6 Billion

WASHINGTON— The U.S. House of Representatives today considered legislation known as a Continuing Resolution (CR) that would provide short-term funding of the federal government for FY 2011.  Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) voted in support of the legislation, which includes over … Read More

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