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:
Feb 5, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) has co-sponsored the “Require a PLAN” Act, expected to be considered on the House Floor on Wednesday. This bill, H.R. 444, introduced by Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), would require the White House to either produce a balanced budget, or provide a supplemental budget to identify when their plan would actually achieve balance.
Jan 23, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) issued the following statement in advance of the No Budget, No Pay Act, which is up for vote today:
Jan 22, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) accepted two new subcommittee assignments on the Natural Resources Committee. He will serve on the Public Lands and Environmental Regulations Subcommittee and the Water and Power Subcommittee.
Jan 16, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) issued the following statement following President Obama’s proposal on Gun Control: