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House approves Bishop's bill to limit president on public monuments

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 26 2014 - 6:22pm

A bill limiting a U.S. president's ability to designate new national monuments passed the House on Wednesday.Congressman Rob Bishop, sponsor of the bill, called the vote "a win for the American people." Opponents see it as completely unnecessary, asking "Why fix what is not broken?"

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Rob Bishop tours proposed national monument he stalled

The Associated Press
Mar 18 2014 - 5:49pm

LAS VEGAS  -- The Utah congressman who stalled a bill to create the Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument in Las Vegas is showing signs of changing his tune.

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Environmentalists encouraged by Bishop's wilderness push to open talks

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 12 2014 - 10:37am

SALT LAKE CITY - An effort by Congressman Rob Bishop to bring environmentalists and rural counties to the table on the future use of federal lands in eastern Utah is picking up steam.At a unique Wednesday meeting, environmentalists and a representative from the congressman's office spoke optimistically of negotiations that would accommodate...

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Bishop questions Obama's proposed land designation in Calif.

Juliet Eliperin, Lenny Bernstein, The Washington Post
Feb 8 2014 - 5:55pm

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is preparing to designate areas in New Mexico and California off-limits to development under its executive authority, according to individuals familiar with the matter, a move that signals a bolder public-lands policy in the president's second term.

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Our View: Species Act needs overhaul

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Feb 7 2014 - 11:49am

Congressional Republicans, including Utah Rep. Rob Bishop, are correct in calling for an overhaul to the Endangered Species Act. The law, enacted 40 years ago, has lost effectiveness as its original intent -- protecting species and getting them delisted -- is not happening much.In fact, only 2 percent of species declared protected by the law have...

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Bishop, other GOP lawmakers seek Endangered Species overhaul

Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Feb 5 2014 - 1:29pm

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Republicans in Congress, including Utah Rep. Rob Bishop, are calling for an overhaul to the Endangered Species Act to curtail environmentalists' lawsuits and give more power to states, but experts say broad changes to one of the nation's cornerstone environmental laws are unlikely given the pervasive partisan divide in...

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Bishop takes on NPS director over fracking claim

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 28 2013 - 9:19pm

OGDEN -- Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, is taking the head of the National Park Service to task for comments he made about fracking and its impact, saying he used opinion, not fact, in regard to leakage rates from natural gas drilling.

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Congressman Bishop blasts Obama administration for gridlock

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Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 4 2013 - 6:55pm

OGDEN -- About 75 Weber County Republican women gathered to hear from a longtime party favorite Monday. Now in his sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Rob Bishop blasted the Obama Administration and Democratically-controlled Senate for Washington D.C. gridlock.

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House approves Bishop's bill to limit president on public monuments

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 26 2014 - 6:22pm

A bill limiting a U.S. president's ability to designate new national monuments passed the House on Wednesday.Congressman Rob Bishop, sponsor of the bill, called the vote "a win for the American people." Opponents see it as completely unnecessary, asking "Why fix what is not broken?"

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Rob Bishop tours proposed national monument he stalled

The Associated Press
Mar 18 2014 - 5:49pm

LAS VEGAS  -- The Utah congressman who stalled a bill to create the Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument in Las Vegas is showing signs of changing his tune.

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GALLERY: Republican Election Party at the Hilton in Salt Lake on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

Scott Soulier watches poll returns during the Republican election party at the Hilton in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner

Nicholas Draney, Standard-Examiner staff, The Associated Press
Nov 7 2012 - 12:09am

Republican Election Party at the Hilton in Salt Lake on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.

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