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Chairman Rob Bishop

 

Rob Bishop has represented Utah’s First Congressional District in the U.S. Congress since 2003. He is the current Ranking Republican of the House Committee on Natural Resources. Rob also serves on the House Armed Service Committee as a member of the Readiness Subcommittee.

Bishop was born and raised in Utah and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah with a degree in Political Science. In 1974, he moved to Brigham City and began his 28-year career as an educator teaching high school U.S. History and government.  During this time he served 16 years in the Utah State Legislature, going on to become the House Majority Leader and Speaker of the House during his final two years. 

Bishop currently resides in Brigham City with his wife, Jeralynn, and their five children.

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“It's a safe bet that for the rest of 2020, Bishop will focus on getting his bipartisan "Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act," H.R. 1225, across the finish line...”

Rep. Rob Bishop, the top Republican on the Natural Resources Committee, has decided against a 2020 run for Utah governor, he announced today. The nine-term congressman, who is not running for House r...... Read more

Bishop Statement on Proposed NEPA Modernization

Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) proposal to modernize implementation regulations for the National Environ...... Read more

Bishop Seeks Hearings From Grijalva on Conservation Grants, Drops Bill to Prevent Taxpayer-funded Human Rights Violations

Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) sent a letter to Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) requesting immediate hearings on H.R. 5493. Introduced yesterday, the legislation seeks to enhance overs...... Read more

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