Congressman Chris Stewart

Representing the 2nd District of Utah
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Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Nov 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed the House of Representatives, with Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) serving as a conferee. The bill rebuilds our military through equipment modernization and improves readiness.

Nov 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT), Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO), Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ), and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced H.R. 4257, the Advancing Conservation and Education (ACE) Act.

Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passes H.R. 3922 which included the text of Rep. Chris Stewart’s (R-Utah) bipartisan bill, the National Health Service Corps Strengthening Act of 2017.

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, the House passed H.R. 469 which included the text of Rep. Chris Stewart’s (R-Utah) bill, the Judgment Fund Transparency Act. The legislation increases government accountability in guarding taxpayer funds by shining a light of disinfectant on a government program that is needlessly shrouded in secrecy. 

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

"Over the past five years, as I’ve had the opportunity to work with Chris on a number of national security issues, he has become someone I trust and admire. Anytime I needed in depth analysis on conflicts ranging from the Pacific Rim to the Middle East, he's been my go-to guy. I’ve also come to recognize his leadership skills and management abilities.

Oct 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) released the following statement announcing the departure of his Chief of Staff, Dr. Brian Steed, who has taken a new position with the Department of the Interior as Deputy Director of the Bureau of Land and Management:

Sep 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT)Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) today introduced H.R.

Sep 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Chris Stewart’s office is excited to announce that Utah’s 2nd Congressional District will be participating in the third annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for students in high school and below. 

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) and Rep. G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) led a bipartisan group of Members of Congress in sending a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, urging the committee to support the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). 



In The News

Jul 27, 2016 In The News

Many times over the course of President Obama’s second term, I have stood on the House floor and made an obvious but important observation. Our Founding Fathers got it right. They gave us a president and not a king. Knowing this, I have objected vigorously as this President pulls more and more unconstitutional powers to himself.

Jul 11, 2016 In The News

In July 2015, Garfield County was forced to declare a state of emergency based on rapidly declining school enrollment. Simply put, their schools are dying because families cannot stay in the county. And why can’t they stay? Because there are so few jobs capable of sustaining a family.

Mar 8, 2016 In The News
Washington D.C. has a funny habit of using an emergency as an excuse to spend more money while also growing the size and power of government. This often results in more bloated bureaucracy and wasted tax dollars. The President’s Zika request may be an example of this. He recently asked Congress for $1.9 billion to fight the Zika Virus. Yes, the Zika outbreak is a serious concern. But 1.9 billion dollars is a lot of money. His request is also far too broad, and could in fact allow him to direct money to programs and activities that have nothing to do with Zika.
Nov 12, 2015 In The News
I have the great honor of serving on the House Select Committee on Intelligence, a responsibility that requires that I spend a lot of time in very troubled and chaotic parts of the world. During these travels, I see U.S. military personnel serving under some of the most hostile and difficult circumstances that you can imagine.
Jul 24, 2015 In The News
As a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence, I am reminded every day that we live in a dangerous world. It is violent and chaotic, and it’s becoming more so all the time. But among the many national security threats that we face, in no area are we more vulnerable, and do we face so great a destructive potential, than the cyber realm.
Mar 3, 2015 In The News

I was one of the Air Force’s B-1 pilot representatives for the verification of the START treaties with the former Soviet Union during my 14 years in the military. In those years I learned much about implementing a credible national-security policy.

Feb 27, 2015 In The News

To understand net neutrality we have to go back a bit.

Feb 23, 2015 In The News

The most valuable life lessons I learned at an early age came from growing up on a dairy farm in Cache Valley. There, my father taught me the value of hard work, education, and good citizenship. I also gained a love and respect for the animals we worked with daily. I still enjoy saddling up a horse for a ride in the mountains with my friends.

Jan 20, 2015 In The News

SALT LAKE CITY — Stephen Hawking has said that “intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” Tuesday will be President Barack Obama’s seventh State of the Union speech to Congress, but it will be his first to a Congress controlled in both chambers by Republicans. What will he say?

Jan 11, 2015 In The News
This month not only marks the start of the new year, but it also represents the start of the new 114th Congress. The last few years have been a prime example of Washington Gridlock – which 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.