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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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Bishop Announces Staff Change

Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) has announced Austin Hacker will assume the role of Press Secretary for the Republican Staff of the House Committee on Natural Resources. Hacker will also take o...... Read more

Bishop Statement on Katharine MacGregor

Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the Trump administration's intent to nominate Katharine MacGregor as Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interio...... Read more

Bishop, Westerman Congratulate Earthjustice for Finally Complying with Foreign Agent Registration Act

Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) released the following statements regarding Earthjustice formally filing with the Department of Justice as a foreig...... Read more

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