Bishop hosts Utah delegation meeting

As dean of Utah’s House delegation, Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) hosted the State’s full federal delegation as well as Governor Gary Herbert for a meeting to discuss a range of issues important to Utah. Topics included the Inland Port, Medicaid expansion, and ways the federal delegation may best work with the state.

Following the delegation meeting, Rep. Bishop addressed a group of over 100 Utah State Legislators, County Commissioners, and guests at a White House meeting hosted by the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. Bishop, who chairs the Speaker’s Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs, spoke to the group about a number of priorities in the House as well as priorities of the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Bishop emphasized legislative focuses on appropriations, NDAA, infrastructure, water, the Farm Bill,immigration, land, and energy bills that will give people greater access to recreational opportunities and economic development.   ­

Other speakers included Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Senators Orrin Hatch & Mike Lee, and Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella.