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Interior Lacks Enforcement and Accountability for Unethical Behavior and Criminal Conduct

Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held an oversight hearing on the lack of enforcement and accountably from the Obama Administration in response to a growing number of reports of...... Read more

Bishop and Westerman Praise Senator Roberts’ Wildfire Legislation

Yesterday, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, introduced S. 3085, the Emergency Wildfire and Forest Management Act of 2016. ...... Read more

BLM Fracing: Courts Provide a Much Needed Check on the Obama Administration’s Overwhelming Regulatory Overreach

Yesterday, a federal judge struck down the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) hydraulic fracturing rule the Department of the Interior (DOI) issued in March 2015. The judge stated that DOI does not hav...... Read more

Interior Lacks Enforcement and Accountability for Unethical Behavior and Criminal Conduct

Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held an oversight hearing on the lack of enforcement and accountably from the Obama Administration in response to a growing number of reports of...... Read more

Bishop and Westerman Praise Senator Roberts’ Wildfire Legislation

Yesterday, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, introduced S. 3085, the Emergency Wildfire and Forest Management Act of 2016. ...... Read more

BLM Fracing: Courts Provide a Much Needed Check on the Obama Administration’s Overwhelming Regulatory Overreach

Yesterday, a federal judge struck down the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) hydraulic fracturing rule the Department of the Interior (DOI) issued in March 2015. The judge stated that DOI does not hav...... Read more

Washington Post: A Dark Money Group's Misleading Claim that the Puerto Rico Debt Plan is a 'Bailout'

Michelle Ye Hee Lee “Small investors like Teresa own 80 percent of Puerto Rico’s debt. … This is a bailout of Puerto Rico on the backs of savers like Teresa. Congress wants to bail out Puerto Rico wi...... Read more

WSJ: Puerto Rican Debt Parade

Wall Street Journal Editorial Board Puerto Rico is playing brinkmanship with creditors by threatening a default that could reverberate through financial markets and the refugee state of Florida. Congr...... Read more

WSJ: Downstream From a Slippery EPA

BY: Ryan Flynn The bright yellow water that gushed from Colorado’s Gold King mine and into the Animas River last summer has dissipated, but the environmental disaster continues downstream. An estimate...... Read more

OP-ED: PROMESA Promises Hope for Puerto Rico and Its Investors

OP-ED: PROMESA Promises Hope for Puerto Rico and Its Investors By Rep. Rob Bishop & Rep. Sean Duffy Chapter 9 bankruptcy isn’t the only option for Puerto Rico With great power comes great responsibil...... Read more

OP-ED: Bold Thinking Needed on Title Transfers

OP-ED: Bold Thinking Needed on Title Transfers By Congressman Rob Bishop Chairman, House Committee on Natural Resources Throughout much of the last century, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation projects have p...... Read more

Freeing Indians From Obama's Grip

OP-ED: Freeing Indians From Obama's Grip Wall Street Journal Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01) Poor access to health care, drug and alcohol abuse, teen suicide, and a lack of job opportunities plague India...... Read more

Chairmen Letter to EPA Inspector General Arthur Elkins Jr.

TO: Inspector General Arthur Elkins Jr. FROM: Rob Bishop, Chairman House Committee on Natural Resources Louie Gohmert, Chairman Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Dear Inspector General Elki...... Read more

Gohmert Letter to Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick

TO: Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick FROM: Louie Gohmert, Chairman Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Dear General Bostick: On August 5, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") ca...... Read more

Bishop Letter to the Honorable Gene Dodaro

TO: The Honorable Gene Dodaro FROM: Rob Bishop, Chairman Dear Mr. Dodaro: On August 5, 2015, an Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") crew working at the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado spil...... Read more

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