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Stewart and Colleagues Introduce Bill to Ban Malign Chinese Companies from Exploiting U.S. Financial Markets

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Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT), alongside Reps. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI), introduced the American Financial Markets Integrity and Security Act. This bill would prohibit any Chinese companies from accessing U.S. capital markets if they are listed on the U.S. Department of Commerce Entity List or the U.S. Department of Defense list of Communist Chinese military companies. In add... Read more »

Stewart Named Negotiator for Defense Bill

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Congressman Chris Stewart (UT-02), a senior Member of the House Budget Committee, was chosen to serve on a conference committee for the House and Senate versions of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (FY21 NDAA). This committee is charged with getting our national defense policy signed into law to ensure that Department of Defense has the resources and authorities needed to de... Read more »

Stewart's National Suicide Hotline Designation Act Becomes Law

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Today, President Donald Trump signed Rep. Chris Stewart’s (UT-02) National Suicide Hotline Designation Act into law. Following the President’s signing, Rep. Stewart issued the following statement: “Today's signing is the culmination of years of work by many. What started as a Utah-based initiative, led by Rep. Steve Eliason and Utah State Sen. Daniel Thatcher, has now become a reality. Being able... Read more »

Stewart Proposes New National Park in Utah

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Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) reintroduced the Grand Staircase Escalante Enhancement Act (H.R. 8446) which aims to create Utah’s sixth national park, the Escalante Canyons Park and Preserve. Rep. Stewart originally introduced this legislation in the 115th congress (H.R. 4558). Following the bill’s introduction, Congressman Stewart released the following statement: “Whether you want guaranteed access... Read more »

Stewart and Fellow China Task Force Members Release Report on Combatting CCP Malign Behavior

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Congressman Chris Stewart (UT-02) and fellow China Task Force (CTF) members released its report which serves as a policy action plan for Congress and the Administration to better combat the multifaceted challenge presented by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The CTF was made up of 15 Members of Congress representing 11 committees and focused on six key elements of the challenge: ideological comp... Read more »

Stewart’s National Suicide Hotline Bill Heads to President’s Desk

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Today, Congressman Chris Stewart’s (UT-02) National Suicide Hotline Designation Act and Suicide Prevention Act passed the House. The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act has now passed the Senate, House, and will now head to the President’s Desk to become Law. The Suicide Prevention Act will now be taken up in the Senate. Following passage of these two bills, Congressman Stewart issued the fol... Read more »

Stewart Votes to Protect Pregnant Workers

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Today, Congressman Chris Stewart (UT-02) voted “YES” on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, H.R. 2694. This bill creates a stand-alone law that requires employer to provide a reasonable accommodation to known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Following the vote, Congressman Stewart issued the following statement: “Women shouldn't have to make the choice be... Read more »

Stewart Attends Historic Peace Agreement Signing

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Today, Congressman Chris Stewart (UT-02) attended the historic signing of the Abraham Accords at the White House. This Peace Agreement, brokered by the United States and signed by Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain, will normalize relations and bring peace in the Middle East. Following the event, Rep. Stewart released the following statement: “It was an honor to attend this historic eve... Read more »

Stewart Statement on Executive Orders

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Today, Congressman Chris Stewart (UT-02) issued the following statement on legislating by executive orders: "Following last week’s executive orders, it seems like democrats are ready to appreciate anew the separation of powers that provide checks and balances in our government. Although the President pointed out a legal authority for each of his executive orders, perhaps this would be a good time ... Read more »

Stewart Introduces Washington County Conservation Bill

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Today, Congressman Chris Stewart (UT-02) introduced the Desert Tortoise Habitat Conservation Plan Expansion Act, H.R. 7815. This bill renews the Mojave Desert Tortoise Habitat Conservation Plan, expands the Red Cliff Desert Reserve, authorizes the Northern Corridor route, and clarifies the sovereign independent status of the Shivwits Band of Paiutes. “The HCP has been successful at recovering tort... Read more »

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