Congressman Chris Stewart

Representing the 2nd District of Utah
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Jan 4, 2015 In The News
This week represents not only the start of a new calendar year, but also the start of the new 114th Congress. The last Congress was often viewed as a prime example of Washington gridlock — a time when partisan bickering replaced statesmanship. It was frustrating for all of us, especially members of the House of Representatives who passed almost 400 bills that died on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s desk. These were good bills, many of which had strong bipartisan support, but because they had originated in a House that was controlled by Republicans, these bills did not even merit a vote in the Democrat-controlled Senate.
Sep 11, 2014 In The News

Having spent 14 years as an Air Force pilot, flying both combat rescue helicopters and B-1 bombers, I understand the tremendous strain that the years since 9/11 have placed on our military equipment, our soldiers and their families. The result of our long fight against terror is that our nation has become war weary and understandably reluctant to get into another fight.

Feb 3, 2014 In The News

For a man who prides himself on winding down two wars, President Barack Obama certainly has started up a lot of new ones.

There’s the war on coal. The war on gun owners. Even the war on ceiling fans.

At least, that’s how it looks from the Republican side of the aisle.

Jan 28, 2014 In The News

The State of the Union address presents the president with a unique opportunity to not only lay out his legislative goals, but to set the tone of the political discourse for the coming year. When a president vilifies the other party, we can be sure gridlock will follow. But when the president expresses a willingness to find common ground, the other party often reciprocates.

Jun 4, 2013 In The News
Many members of Congress hope that their names will make it into the history books. But freshman Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) has already accomplished that goal, albeit outside the political arena. He has three world speed records and plenty of books to his name.
May 30, 2013 In The News

CHICAGO — Perhaps it is nothing more than an accident of timing that as federal workers brace for a summer filled with unpaid furlough days, their leaders are traveling the nation and globe on trips that exude luxury.

Feb 28, 2013 In The News
On March 1, the across-the-board spending cuts, referred to as President Obama's sequester will officially go into effect. Budgets in every government program from national defense to education will be significantly reduced unless the sequester is replaced with common-sense spending cuts.
Feb 27, 2013 In The News
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy charged NASA with putting humans on the moon within the decade. Now, the world's first space tourist, multimillionaire Dennis Tito, formally unveiled plans to send two humans to Mars and back on a nonstop, 501-day mission, with the launch envisioned for January 2018.
Feb 27, 2013 In The News
Utah's congressional delegation reacted strongly Wednesday to the looming sequester deadline that would trigger $85 billion in automatic cuts to the federal budget.
Feb 27, 2013 In The News

Washington - Some House members and advocates for vehicle owners want more scientific testing done before a higher blend of ethanol is adopted across the country.

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