Congressman Chris Stewart

Representing the 2nd District of Utah
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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.

Feb 26, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (UT-2) chaired his first hearing, the Subcommittee on Environment hearing titled, “Mid-Level Ethanol Blends: Consumer and Technical Research Needs”. Stewart is currently serving as the Vice-Chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment as part of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
Feb 15, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (UT-2), introduced his first piece of legislation, the 2013 Utah Land Sovereignty Act, which would prevent the extension or establishment of national monuments in Utah without authorization from Congress. This bill adds Utah to an agreement made in 1950 between the federal government and Wyoming.
Feb 14, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), along with a bipartisan group of freshman members outlined a statement of principles to address the nation’s fiscal issues. This group of Republican and Democrat freshman members, led by Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) and Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-FL) have been meeting over the past several weeks to develop a bipartisan statement of principles to address spending reforms, including Social Security, Medicare and tax reform. More than 2 dozen House members of both parties are active participants in this group.
Feb 12, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Chris Stewart (UT-02), issued the following statement after President Obama gave his 2013 State of the Union address:
Feb 7, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (UT-2), along with four other members of the Utah delegation, sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Interior Secretary, Ken Salazar, urging the Department to dispose of 5,423 acres of federal land in Utah that has been identified as suitable for disposal by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
Feb 6, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (UT-02) released the following statement regarding the nomination of Sally Jewell as U.S. Department of Interior Secretary:
Feb 6, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT), member of House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee, issued the following statement in response to the comments made yesterday by former Department of Interior Secretary, Bruce Babbitt urging the President to make “vigorous” use the Antiquities Act:

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