Congressman Chris Stewart

Representing the 2nd District of Utah
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Jun 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that the University of Utah site, located in Milford, Utah, will receive up to $140 million in continued funding over the next five years for geothermal research and development.

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Jun 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Chris Stewart’s (R-Utah) legislation, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline Improvement Act, passed unanimously out of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Jun 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Chris Stewart’s (R-Utah) legislation, H.R. 5597, passed out of the Natural Resources Committee. This legislation will provide a much needed transportation route in Washington County, Utah.

 

May 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Chris Stewart’s (R-Utah) secured $15 million dollars for the Central Utah Project, Utah’s largest and most comprehensive water resource development program. Stewart secured this funding in the Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. 

Apr 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed H.R. 4, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Act, which included Rep. Chris Stewart’s (R-Utah) language that restores Wingpoint Golf Course at Salt Lake City International Airport.

 

Apr 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Chris Stewart’s (R-Utah) introduced H.R. 5597.

Apr 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Chris Stewart’s (R-Utah) bipartisan legislation, H.R. 4257 the Advancing Conservation and Education (ACE) Act, passed out of the House Committee on Natural Resources.

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Mar 29, 2018 Press Release

Salt Lake City, UT – Dexter Pearce, CEO, of Community Health Centers. Inc. presented the 2018 Distinguished Community Health Defender Award to Congressman Chris Stewart (R-Utah). Community Health Centers board of directors and community partners will also be in attendance.

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Mar 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) released the following statement after voting against the $1.3 trillion spending bill: 

 

Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

Salt Lake City, UT – Rep. Chris Stewart will host his fourth annual “Stewart Security Summit – Defining America’s Role in the World” on Monday, March 26 at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building. 

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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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