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  • Bishop Statement on Proposed NEPA Modernization
    January 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
  • Bishop Seeks Hearings From Grijalva on Conservation Grants, Drops Bill to Prevent Taxpayer-funded Human Rights Violations
    December 20, 2019 – 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 oversight mechanisms at the Department of the Interior by prohibiting the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from... More
  • How the Democrats Stole Christmas
    December 19, 2019 – Time is running out, the Speaker snarled with a sneer. Next week is Christmas; it’s practically here! With nothing to show and nervously drumming, we all knew a vote on impeachment was coming. The American people stood puzzled: How could this be? Democrats choose to ignore national problems with glee? They drafted the... More

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  • Bishop and Wyden: Public Lands Should Be for the Public to Enjoy
    May 15, 2018 – Winter is finally winding down, and people are heading outside to enjoy the great outdoors. Enjoying and protecting our outdoor places has helped define what’s exceptional about our country. Millions of Americans enjoy hiking, biking, hunting, camping, boating, fishing and numerous other outdoor activities that improve... More
  • Introducing the 'Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Act'
    May 10, 2018 – Nearly 100 years after the Golden Spike was driven at Utah’s Promontory Summit, Governor Cal Rampton proclaimed May 10th to represent "the historic climax in a long struggle to bind together this nation with the iron rails which reached from ocean to ocean." The governor's proclamation reminds us that May 10th "stands ... More
  • A Lesson in Bipartisanship: Starting Small on Infrastructure to Go Big
    March 22, 2018 – A Lesson in Bipartisanship: Starting Small on Infrastructure to Go Big Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) The Washington Times March 21, 2018 Warmer months are just around the corner, presenting an opportune time to visit a national park — and millions of Americans will do just that. But most visitors will be unaware that the ... More

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  • Bishop, Westerman Probe Earthjustice’s Ties to Japan
    October 1, 2018 – Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) sent a letter to Earthjustice President Abigail Dillen, requesting information regarding Earthjustice’s relationship with the Japanese government. “Foreign members of the... More
  • Bishop, Westerman Probe World Resources Institute's Ties to China
    September 5, 2018 – Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) sent a letter to World Resources Institute (WRI) President Andrew Steer, requesting information regarding the WRI’s work with the Chinese government and WRI’s advocacy wi... More
  • Bishop Sends Letter to Secretary Zinke Over Department Misconduct Policies
    September 4, 2018 – Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) sent a letter to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, requesting documents and information regarding the Department’s workplace misconduct policies and improvements that have taken place. “The Committee is conducting ongoing oversigh... More

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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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