Rob Bishop

Hyde Park Utah
Hermann Luyken

Roughly six years ago Hyde Park embarked on a journey to acquire a small slice of land on the city’s east side to build a new water tank. 

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With few exceptions, United States citizens living abroad are not counted in the census-- including missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Because so many missionaries call Utah home, this can cause controversy, because the state does not receive funding for these individuals for the next ten years. 

Jon Huntsman campaign.

In a video shared on Twitter Friday morning, Jon Huntsman Jr. announced Provo Mayor Michelle Kaufusi will be his running mate for Utah’s 2020 governor’s race. 

Salt Lake Tribune

President Donald Trump is impeached. Utah Republican Congressmen Chris Stewart, Rob Bishop and John Curtis vote against impeachment, while Democrat Ben McAdams votes for it. And a whistleblower claims that the LDS Church stockpiled $100 billion in charitable donations.

3. The Endangered Species Act

Mar 12, 2019
James Marvin Phelps

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is one of the most controversial pieces of legislation in the American West. This week, UPR's Niall Clancy explores the perceptions and realities of the ESA with the help of the University of Utah's Dr. Bob Keiter.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

What do grizzly bears, the Death Valley Pupfish, Desert Tortoises and Giant Kangaroo Rats have in common? If you’re playing endangered species bingo – you may be a winner! That’s right, all of those animals are protected under the Endangered Species Act.

Rob Bishop pushing to turn Golden Spike National Historic Site into a national park.
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Utah Republican Rep. Rob Bishop wants to turn northern Utah's Golden Spike National Historic Site into a national park.

Bishop said that he's introducing legislation Thursday that would elevate the status of the site at Promontory Summit where the first transcontinental railroad in country was completed in 1869.