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Chairman Rob Bishop

 

Rob Bishop has represented Utah’s First Congressional District in the U.S. Congress since 2003. He is the current Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources. Rob also serves on the House Armed Service Committee as a member of the Readiness Subcommittee.

Bishop was born and raised in Utah and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah with a degree in Political Science. In 1974, he moved to Brigham City and began his 28-year career as an educator teaching high school U.S. History and government.  During this time he served 16 years in the Utah State Legislature, going on to become the House Majority Leader and Speaker of the House during his final two years. 

Bishop currently resides in Brigham City with his wife, Jeralynn, and their five children.

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Bishop Announces Senior Committee Staff Changes

House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) today announced a number of senior staff changes for the 115th Congress. Kiel Weaver, staff director for the Subcommittee on Water, Powe...... Read more

Bishop Statement on Zinke Appointment of Kate MacGregor to Interior Post

Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the appointment of Katharine MacGregor, former senior professional staff on the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, as Deputy Assis...... Read more

RECLAIM Act Needed to Accelerate Reclamation of Abandoned Mine Lands

Today, the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held a legislative hearing on H.R. 1731 (Rep. Hal Rogers, R-KY), the “Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activitie...... Read more

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