Mar 5, 2013 Press Release
Today, freshman Congressman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) was named Chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment as part of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.
Feb 28, 2013 In The News
On March 1, the across-the-board spending cuts, referred to as President Obama's sequester will officially go into effect. Budgets in every government program from national defense to education will be significantly reduced unless the sequester is replaced with common-sense spending cuts.
Feb 28, 2013 Press Release
Following the passage of the Violence Against Women Act, S. 47, Rep. Chris Stewart (UT-2) released the following statement:
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.
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.
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: