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Rep. Stewart Appointed to Defense, Interior, and Foreign Operations Subcommittees on the House Appropriations Committee

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WASHINGTON— Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) was appointed by Chairwoman Kay Granger (R-TX) to serve on three subcommittees within the House Committee on Appropriations. These subcommittees include Defense; Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; and State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs. “My position on each of these committees will immediately and significantly…

Rep. Stewart Appointed to Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government

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WASHINGTON— Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) was appointed by Speaker Kevin McCarthy to the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government. This panel will operate under the House Judiciary Committee to investigate various abuses by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Justice, and other Federal Government agencies. “The nation needs – and the…

Rep. Stewart Named Co-Chair of the Mental Health Caucus

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WASHINGTON— This week, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) was named co-chair of the Mental Health Caucus. He joins Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA) as co-lead of this crucial group that is committed to fighting our nation’s ongoing mental health crisis. “I couldn’t be prouder to co-chair this bipartisan caucus and elevate the conversation around mental health,” said Rep. Stewart. “Congresswoman…

Rep. Stewart Introduces Bill to Prevent Lab Funding for Foreign Adversaries

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WASHINGTON— Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) introduced the Stop Adversarial Funding Expenditures for Laboratories Act. This legislation would prohibit any head of a Federal agency from providing assistance to the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) and other laboratories in adversarial countries. “Holding hostile countries accountable should never be a partisan issue,” said Rep. Stewart.…

Rep. Stewart Statement on Final Passage of the Respect for Marriage Act

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Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) voted in favor of the Respect for Marriage Act. This bipartisan legislation is a compromise that provides permanent certainty for same-sex couples while ensuring robust protections for churches and religious organizations – protections that are more robust and expansive than what currently exists under federal law. “I proudly voted in July to codify these…

Reps. Stewart, Trahan, Carey, Porter Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Stop Online Suicide Assistance Forums

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WASHINGTON— Reps. Chris Stewart (R-UT), Lori Trahan (D-MA), Mike Carey (R-OH), and Katie Porter (D-CA) have introduced the Stop Online Suicide Assistance Forums Act. This bipartisan legislation will make it a felony offense for anyone who uses mail or interstate communications, such as online forums, to assist in another person’s attempt to die by suicide. The bill would also give…

Reps. Stewart, Moulton, and Cardenas Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Safeguard 988 Mental Health Emergencies Lifeline

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WASHINGTON— Reps. Chris Stewart (R-UT), Seth Moulton (D-MA), and Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) have introduced the Create Accountability and Liability Against Lifeline Attacks (CALL) Act of 2022. Since it was launched in July, the 988 lifeline has seen a 45% increase in call and messaging volume. Response times have kept pace with the higher call…

Rep. Stewart, House Intel Republicans Demand Transparency from Administration on Fall of Afghanistan

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Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) and fellow Republican members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) are demanding transparency from Secretaries of Defense and State regarding the rapid fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban. On August 15, 2021, Kabul, Afghanistan fell to the Taliban following President Biden’s withdrawal of all U.S. forces from the region. In accordance…

Rep. Stewart Introduces Bipartisan Search and Rescue Bill

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Today, Reps. Chris Stewart (R-UT) and Ed Case (D-HI) introduced the Public Lands Search and Rescue Act of 2022. This bipartisan legislation creates a grant program to assist states with the costs of buying, leasing, and maintaining life-saving search and rescue equipment. The program is intended to help with “remote search and rescue.” This is defined as an activity that utilizes,…

Bipartisan FORMULA Act Passes House

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Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) applauds the passage of the bipartisan Formula Act in the US House of Representatives. The Formula Act was introduced in the House by the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, Representative Earl Blumenaur (D-OR) along with the subcommittee’s Ranking Member, Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) and a growing list of additional cosponsors.…

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