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  • Bishop Statement on the Sidelining of Key Infrastructure Projects
    Press Release
    Jul 6, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the announced cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project and the court decision to stall the development of the Dakota Access Pipeline: “Affordable and accessible energy is vital to economic prosperity. Having the world's most ab... More
  • Bishop Statement on the Nomination of William Pendley to Head of BLM
    Press Release
    Jun 26, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s intent to nominate William Pendley as head of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM): “William Pendley brings the perspective and experience that is needed to help BLM avoid bureaucratic inertia and overcome decades ... More
  • Republicans Continue to Lambaste Irregular Operations
    Press Release
    Jun 25, 2020 -
    Today, during a scheduled Water, Oceans, and Wildlife subcommittee hearing, Republican Leader Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) opened business by continuing to push back against Democrats’ attempts to undermine the legislative process. Watch the Opening Statement HERE. “I want to begin by once again protesting the irregular p... More
  • Republicans Reject Democrats’ Attempt to Politicize Puerto Rico’s Recovery Amid Pandemic
    Press Release
    Jun 12, 2020 -
    Yesterday afternoon, during a hearing before the House Committee on Natural Resources, Republicans pushed backed against Democrats’ attempts to undermine and politicize Puerto Rico’s economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Republican Members further excoriated Democrats for sidelining elected voices of the minori... More
  • Bishop: Great American Outdoors Act is More Political Games
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    Jun 8, 2020 -
    Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the Senate’s upcoming procedural vote related to the Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422). “The Great American Outdoors Act is a perfect example of Washington playing political games. They take a bipa... More
  • Bishop Statement on EO Prioritizing Water, Energy Infrastructure Projects
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    Jun 5, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s recent Executive Order, Accelerating the Nation’s Economic Recovery from the COVID-19 Emergency by Expediting Infrastructure Investments and Other Activities. This EO responds to economic hardships caused by the C... More
  • Bishop Statement on Re-opening the Northeast Canyons, Marine National Monument to Commercial Fishing
    Press Release
    Jun 5, 2020 -
    Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s announcement to re-open the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument to commercial fishing: “Today’s announcement by the President is yet another major shift in administrative policy to support Ame... More
  • 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
    Press Release
    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
    Press Release
    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
    Press Release
    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
    Press Release
    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
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    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
    Press Release
    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
    Press Release
    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
    Press Release
    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
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Bishop Statement on the Sidelining of Key Infrastructure Projects

Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the announced cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project and the court decision to stall the development of t...... Read more

Bishop Statement on the Nomination of William Pendley to Head of BLM

Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s intent to nominate William Pendley as head of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM): “William P...... Read more

Republicans Continue to Lambaste Irregular Operations

Today, during a scheduled Water, Oceans, and Wildlife subcommittee hearing, Republican Leader Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) opened business by continuing to push back against Democrats’ attempts to underm...... Read more

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