Congressman Chris Stewart

Representing the 2nd District of Utah
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Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Stewart named Deputy Chief/Legislative Director Clay White as his Chief of Staff. Legislative Assistant Cam Madsen will assume responsibilities of Legislative Director.

Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Stewart announces the creation of the Anti-Socialism Caucus. The purpose of the caucus is to inform lawmakers and the public on the dangers of socialism and to serve as a bulwark to stop the advancement of socialist policies and legislation.

Feb 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – President Trump is expected to declare a national emergency along our Southern border. Following this announcement, Congressman Stewart released this statement:

Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Stewart spoke on the House Floor in support of Pro-Life beliefs and celebrated the recent birth of his sixth grandson. His speech was in response to recent late-term abortion legislation in New York and statements by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam.

Feb 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Stewart was appointed as the ranking member of the Strategic Technologies and Advanced Research (STAR) Subcommittee. Following the announcement, Congressman Stewart issued the following statement:

Feb 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Stewart announces that he will host town halls in 11 cities within Utah’s 2nd Congressional District.

Feb 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, President Trump delivered his 2019 State of the Union address. During his address, the President offered a policy agenda with bipartisan appeal and focused on the ideology of cooperation and compromise. Following the State of the Union, Congressman Stewart released the following statement:

Jan 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced that Congressman Chris Stewart will continue to serve on the prestigious House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for the 116th Congress.

Jan 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Stewart announces that he will serve on the House Committee on the Budget.

I am grateful for the trust my colleagues have placed in me to serve as the Appropriations designee on the Budget Committee. I look forward to tackling some of our Nation’s most pressing issues-spending and ballooning debt.”

Jan 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Utah’s Congressional Republicans, led by Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT), are seeking to ensure Utah Medicare beneficiaries gain access to a life-saving, non-invasive technology used to diagnose coronary artery disease (CAD), the leading cause of death in the U.S. 


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.