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  • WTAS: Re-opening of the Northeast Canyons, Marine National Monument to Commercial Fishing
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    Jun 5, 2020 -
    Today, President Trump announced the re-opening of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument for commercial fishing. Below is what they are saying: “American fishermen work hard to support their communities, provide food security to the nation, and protect the environments where they make their livel... More
  • Bishop Applauds Senate on Passage of Major Navajo Water Rights Deal
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    Jun 4, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the passage of S. 1207, the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act of 2019. The bill, first introduced in the House as H.R. 6979 in September 2018 and reintroduced as H.R. 644 in January 2019, is the result of a multi-year collaborative ... More
  • Republicans Voice Support for National Park Re-openings
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    Jun 2, 2020 -
    Today, Republicans with the House Committee on Natural Resources released the following statements regarding the scheduled virtual forum entitled “Examining Local Perspectives on the Department of the Interior’s Plan to Reopen National Parks During the Coronavirus Pandemic.” The Trump Administration and medical profess... More
  • Bishop, Murkowski Lead Congressional Push for Domestic Mineral Production
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    Jun 2, 2020 -
    U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah-1, today led a bicameral letter to U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue encouraging them to finalize rulemakings that will modernize and simplify regulations governing the domestic production of loca... More
  • House Committees Introduce Legislation to Fortify U.S. Supply Chains
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    May 28, 2020 -
    Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah), House Committee on Space, Science, and Technology Ranking Republican Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) joined bill leads U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) in i... More
  • Committee Republican Leaders Send Letter Opposing Egregious Rule Changes
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    May 14, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah), along with Ranking Members of all standing and select committees, sent a letter to Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) opposing the Democrats’ push to unilaterally change the rules of the House of Representatives. H. Res. 965 would be the most consequential change to House... More
  • Bishop Statement on American Seafood Executive Order
    Press Release
    May 8, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s executive order on promoting American seafood competitiveness and economic growth. “During this time of economic uncertainty, the President’s action builds a foundation for future growth and is another step by ... More
  • Dean of the House Leads Bicameral Letter to President Trump on Banks Discriminating Against Energy Projects
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    May 8, 2020 -
    Today, Rep. Don Young (R-AK) led a bicameral letter to President Donald J. Trump urging the administration to take action against financial institutions that discriminate against American energy companies and their workers. The letter was led by U.S. Senators Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Kevin Cramer (R-ND) in the Senate an... More
  • Bishop Statement on IEA Report Emphasizing Critical Mineral Development
    Press Release
    May 7, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the International Energy Agency (IEA) analysis detailing how the COVID-19 pandemic has further exposed critical mineral supply chain vulnerabilities. The analysis, titled "Clean Energy Progress After the Covid-19 Crisis Will Need Reliable... More
  • Bishop Letter Highlights Democrat Deception Amid Pandemic
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    Apr 30, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) sent a letter to Chair Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) highlighting recently conducted roundtables and forums advertised as official committee proceedings. These discussions were posted under official committee hearings on the majority website, came without invitation or notice to ... More
  • Bishop Statement on Federal Court Decision to Uphold Repeal of Obama-Era Fracking Rule
    Press Release
    Mar 30, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the decision by the U.S. District Court of Northern California to uphold the Trump Administration's repeal of a 2015 Obama-era rule concerning hydraulic fracturing on public lands. “Duplicative, irrational regulations such as the 2015 rul... More
  • Committee Republicans Boycott Oversight Hearing
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    Mar 12, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the absence of Republican Committee members from the scheduled Indigenous Peoples Subcommittee oversight hearing, “The Irreparable Environmental and Cultural Impacts of the Proposed Resolution Copper Mining Operation”: “This Committee has... More
  • Huffman Announces Hearing on WIIN Act Reauthorization
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    Mar 11, 2020 -
    During Full Committee Markup, U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) committed to holding a hearing on the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act. Introduced by U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas), the legislation prioritized construction of water storage, the authorization of projects and operations th... More
  • Bishop, Peterson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Delist Gray Wolf
    Press Release
    Feb 28, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson (D-Minn.) released the following statements on the “American Wild Game and Livestock Protection Act.” Introduced today, the legislation would require the Secretary of the Interior to delist the gray wolf from Endan... More
  • Bishop Statement on Senate Confirmation of Kate MacGregor
    Press Release
    Feb 25, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the confirmation of Katharine MacGregor as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI): “As we’ve witnessed at the Committee and Department, she’s a tremendous talent with energy, vision, and expertise. I am thrilled to ... More
  • Republicans Slam Democrats’ Subpoena Power Grab
    Press Release
    Feb 12, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and Committee Republicans slammed Democrats at a scheduled markup on their intent to grant Chairman Grijalva (D-Ariz.) unilateral subpoena authority. The resolution, which advanced on a party-line vote, would wipe out input of Minority members, take Committee decision makin... More
  • Bishop Urges Democrats to Stop Playing Games, Fix Our Parks
    Press Release
    Feb 12, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) spoke on the House floor in opposition to H.R. 2546, a package of partisan lands bills from House Democrats that will worsen America’s wildfire crisis. If enacted into law, H.R. 2546 will unquestionably lead to greater catastrophic wildfire risk, military readiness burdens,... More
  • Bishop Statement on President Trump’s FY 2021 Budget Proposal
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    Feb 10, 2020 -
    Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement in reaction to the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposal: “From streamlining critical infrastructure projects to prioritizing resilient forests and our public lands deferred maintenance ba... More
  • Republicans Push Back on Democrats’ Land Grab
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    Feb 5, 2020 -
    Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Republicans opposed H.R. 5598, the “Boundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act,” in a Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources legislative hearing. U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber (R-Minn.) and U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), representing districts impacted ... More
  • Bishop Statement on Democrats’ Subpoena Ploy
    Press Release
    Feb 3, 2020 -
    Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Chair Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) announced his intent to grant himself unilateral, unchecked subpoena authority. Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement: “This is a change to our Rules mid-process intended to wipe out input of Minority members and... More
  • Bishop Statement on Update to Migratory Bird Treaty Act
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    Jan 31, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement regarding the proposed rule by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) to update the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA): “Democrats will cry ‘fowl,’ but this long-overdue clarification to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) simply reinst... More
  • Bishop, Tonko Agree on Heritage Area Designation Improvements
    Press Release
    Jan 30, 2020 -
    Yesterday, the House Committee on Natural Resources considered H.R. 1049, the National Heritage Areas Act of 2019, legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY) to establish criteria and standards for the designation, funding and management of National Heritage Areas (NHA). Following the adoption of two amendme... More
  • “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...”
    In Case You Missed It
    Jan 14, 2020 -
    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 reelection in 2020, revealed his decision onKSL NewsRadioafter mulling a bid for the past several months. Utah Gov. Gary ... More
  • Bishop Statement on Proposed NEPA Modernization
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    Jan 9, 2020 -
    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 Environmental Policy Act (NEPA): “There has been nothing more detrimental to the development of transportation, clean water, an... More

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