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STATEMENT FROM REP. CURTIS ON H.R. 7463 - MAKING FURTHER CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2024

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Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 7463 - Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2024. Following the vote, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) issued the following statement: "Last November, I supported a continuing resolution (CR) to give Speaker Johnson the opportunity to unite the conference around a plan to rein in our out-of-control spendin...

CURTIS BILL TO INCENTIVIZE NUCLEAR REACTORS PASSES HOUSE

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Yesterday, the House passed a nuclear energy package including the Advanced Nuclear Reactor Prize Act introduced by Representative John R. Curtis (R-UT). The bill authorizes the Secretary of Energy to award grants to cover fees assessed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. “The costs and red tape associated with our permitting process are proving to be duplicative and ineffective,” said Rep. Curt...

TURNING UP THE HEAT ON GEOTHERMAL ENERGY: REP. CURTIS' BILL TO STREAMLINE DEVELOPMENT

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Last week, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) introduced legislation to amend the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970 and remove overregulation for power production projects. "Geothermal is a critical piece of our energy strategy and helps to ensure a future that is affordable, reliable, and clean," said Rep. Curtis. "This bill ends unnecessary hurdles and supports the development of projects, rewarding i...

CURTIS SPIKES THE BALL ON CHINESE PROPAGANDA

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This week, Congressman Curtis introduced the No Forced Labor on TV Act, a bill to prohibit the advertising of products that were made using forced labor from China. “I was shocked to see multiple ads during the Super Bowl from Temu, a company that the House Select Committee on China found is likely using forced labor in their supply chain in violation of U.S. import laws,” said Rep. Curtis. “The C...

CURTIS VISITS BORDER, FINDS CARTELS IN CONTROL

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esterday, Representative John Curtis (R-UT), visited the southern border, near Sierra Vista, AZ, to witness firsthand the worsening border crisis. This was Curtis’ third trip to the border since coming to Congress. “I visited the border and discovered a shocking truth: it's not the U.S. government but the cartels who are in control,” said Rep. Curtis. “These crime rings decide who crosses, when, a...

CURTIS, NEGUSE, MALOY, CARAVEO, BENNET, ROMNEY INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT COMMUNITIES’ WATER RESOURCES AFTER WILDFIRES IN NATIONAL FORESTS

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Today, U.S. Representatives John Curtis (R-UT), Joe Neguse (D-CO), Celeste Maloy (R-UT), and Yadira Caraveo (D-CO), alongside U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Mitt Romney (R-UT) introduced the Watershed Protection and Forest Recovery Act to help communities and water users protect their water supply after natural disasters on U.S. Forest Service (USFS) lands. The legislation would create a ...

CURTIS INTRODUCES STATE BORDER REIMBURSEMENT PLAN

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Yesterday, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) introduced the Border Security State Reimbursement Act to reimburse states for expenses associated with securing the United States borders. This legislation was introduced in conjunction with Congressman Curtis trip to the southern border to monitor the situation first-hand. “I regret that the President and Secretary Mayorkas have been negligent in thei...

Utah Congressional Delegation Announces Passport Fairs in Coordination with State Department

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Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Mitt Romney (R-UT), and Representatives John Curtis (UT-03), Blake Moore (UT-01), Burgess Owens (UT-04), and Celeste Maloy (UT-02), in coordination with the Department of State, today announced five “Passport Fairs” throughout the state. Utahns in need of a passport, or those whose passports have expired or will expire in the next year, may regi...

CURTIS SUPPORTS PASSAGE OF BIPARTISAN TAX PACKAGE

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Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) voted in favor of the bipartisan Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act. Following the vote, Curtis issued a statement and made additional comments in the video below: “I was proud to support the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as one of my first votes in Congress, which helped Utah’s families keep more of their hard-earned money and ...

REP. CURTIS PROPOSES LEGISLATION TO LESSEN REGULATORY BURDEN ON STATES TRYING TO RECOVER FROM WILDFIRES

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) introduced legislation to prevent states from being punished for wildfire emissions. This legislation provides automatic waivers for air quality monitoring data that is directly due to catastrophic wildfires, ensuring Utah is not punished for emissions outside their control, and that are often on federal lands. “Western States are disprop...

UTAH LAWMAKER INTRODUCES BILL TO STOP TAXPAYER FUNDING TO UN

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) introduced the Determining Excessive Funding for the United Nations for Dereliction (DEFUND) Act to force the State Department to rank United Nations (UN) agencies on how vital U.S. involvement is to our interests. The introduction of this bill comes on the heels of a probe into employees of the UN’s United Nations agency for Palestinian ...

CURTIS INTRODUCES BILL TO PREVENT WALL STREET FROM CONTROLLING UTAH’S LAND

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) introduced a bill to protect Utah’s public lands from Wall Street activist investors. The bill prohibits Natural Asset Companies, or any similar entity, from entering into any agreement that would impact land in the state of Utah. “Wall Street shouldn’t be allowed to control Utah’s land just to meet with ESG goals,” said Rep. Curtis. “Wes...

REP. CURTIS STATEMENT ON CONTINUING RESOLUTION

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Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2872 - Further Additional Continuing Appropriations and Other Extensions Act, 2024. Following the vote, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) issued the following statement: "Last November, I supported a continuing resolution to give our new Speaker the opportunity to unite the conference around a plan to rein in our out-of-contro...

“MY DISTRICT IS NOT SAFE” — CURTIS GIVES REMARKS DURING E&C BORDER HEARING

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) gave remarks during an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Hearing on the Biden Administrations border policies and their effect on Utah. “With open borders, they're not safe. My district doesn't feel safe, and it's unacceptable on every level.” — Rep. John Curtis VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Since January 2021, there have been 8 million illega...

LEGISLATORS INTRODUCE BILL TO CONNECT RURAL AMERICA

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman John Curtis (R-UT) and Congresswoman Kuster (D-NH) introduced the Rural Broadband Protection Act to combat waste fraud and abuse in federal broadband programs. The Senate version of this bill was introduced in the Senate by Senator Capito (R-WV) and Senator Klobuchar (D-MN) in 2023. “Broadband access is critical to our modern-day economy and ensures rural Utah...