Tag Archives: Rep. Rob Bishop

GAO Releases Audit of the National Environmental Policy Act

WASHINGTON—The Government Accountability Office (GAO) today released their findings from an extensive audit of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The audit was done at the request [letter] of House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee Chairman Rob … Read More

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Congressmen Bishop & DeFazio Issue Joint Statement About Improvements to Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA)

WASHINGTON— Today the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee held a hearing to consider legislation, including the discussion draft for the re-authorization of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA), which expires next year. Subcommittee Chairman Rob … Read More

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Bishop Bill to Give Americans a Voice in Use of Antiquities Act Passes the House

WASHINGTON— The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 1459, the Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act. This legislation, introduced by House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01), requires the application of … Read More

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House to Consider Bill to End Closed-Door Land-Use Decisions and Ensure Transparency from the President

  WASHINGTON– Next week, the House of Representatives will consider H.R. 1459, theEnsuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act. This legislation ensures that the American people have the opportunity to participate in the decision-making process leading up to … Read More

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Rep. Bishop Issues Statement Regarding Expansion of Coastal California National Monument

WASHINGTON— House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s designation of Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands as part of the Coastal California National Monument: “The President’s use … Read More

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Rep. Rob Bishop Comments on the President’s Budget

WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama on Tuesday released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2015. The President’s budget contains requests and recommendations to Congress that they may consider during the development of the official federal budget for the upcoming fiscal year. … Read More

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Bishop Responds to Latest DOD Proposed Cuts

WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), today issued the following statement in response to Department of Defense (DOD) Secretary Chuck Hagel’s remarks about new cuts to military spending: “Defense sequestration has … Read More

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Why is U.S. Recovery Rate (2%) for Endangered Species So Low?

WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) joined with fellow members of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Congressional Working Group in releasing a report that examines the past and present effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act. The report also makes recommendations for improvements to … Read More

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Bishop Hails Committee Approval of Package Creating New Wilderness and Recreation Areas

WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, announced the approval of a comprehensive public lands package that will create new wilderness areas, release unnecessary wilderness study areas (WSA), convey federal land … Read More

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Bishop Backs Measure to Restore Full Cost of Living Adjustment Increase for Retired Veterans

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) announced his support of H.R. 3790, which would provide retired veterans with the full cost of living adjustment (COLA) that was modified by 1% in the budget recently passed by Congress. Congressman Bishop is an … Read More

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