Congressman Chris Stewart

Representing the 2nd District of Utah
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Mar 27, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) participated in a White House bill signing ceremony as President Trump signed Joint Resolution, H.J. Res 44, which disapproves and nullifies BLM’s Planning 2.0 Rule.
Mar 24, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) released the following statement after the healthcare bill was pulled from the floor of the House of Representatives:
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Mar 24, 2017 Press Release
Due to the unexpected delay of the House of Representatives vote on the Healthcare bill, Rep. Chris Stewart’s (R-Utah) Town Hall Meeting that was scheduled for this evening has been RESCHEDULED for next Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 7:00pm at West High School in Salt Lake City.
Mar 23, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement regarding the Utahn that was killed in yesterday’s terrorist attack in London:
Mar 3, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) has been named the Vice Chair of the powerful House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee. This subcommittee is critical to Utah as it’s tasked with overseeing federal funds at the Department of Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Forest Service.
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) released the following video message after President Trump addressed the Joint Session of Congress:
Feb 17, 2017 Press Release
This week, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) introduced legislation to increase transparency and accountability for taxpayer funds used in the Treasury Department’s Judgment Fund. The Judgment Fund Transparency Act of 2017 would require a public accounting of all money paid to those who win lawsuits against the federal government.
Feb 14, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement after the resignation of National Security Advisor, General Flynn:
Feb 7, 2017 Press Release
With the support of Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), the House passed a joint resolution today, H.J. Res 44, which disapproves and nullifies BLM’s Planning 2.0 Rule.
Feb 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) is honoring 11 organizations and/or individuals with his Congressional Patriotism and Service Award at an awards ceremony on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in Salt Lake City. The award recipients exemplify leadership, exceptional citizenship, dedication, patriotism and a have service-oriented attitude in their home, community and country.

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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.
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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.

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