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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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
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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… Read more »
Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative John Curtis (UT-03) cosponsored the Financial Innovation and Technology (FIT) for the 21st Century Act, which establishes a regulatory framework for digital assets.
“This bill establishes an appropriate framework for regulation of cryptocurrency in a way that fosters innovation and maintains U.S. leadership in blockchain technology while… Read more »
Washington, D.C. — This week, Rep. Curtis shared his remarks during a hearing in the Energy & Commerce Committee to celebrate America’s energy and environmental leadership:
On the energy path forward:
When you make these decisions, it matters. Reliability matters. Clean matters. Right. I… Read more »
Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative John Curtis (UT-03) welcomed newly elected Representative Celeste Maloy (UT-02) to the United States House of Representatives. After Rep. Maloy took the oath of office, Reps. Curtis and Maloy spoke on the House floor.
“I am thrilled to welcome Celeste Maloy to the House,” said Rep. Curtis. “A true southern Utahn, Celeste is known for her… Read more »
Washington, D.C. — This week, Representative John Curtis (UT-03) introduced the Historic Roadways Protection Act. This legislation will prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from finalizing or implementing new travel management plans in the State of Utah until pending litigation over historic roads is complete. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced companion legislation in the… Read more »
Washington, D.C. — Today, as Geographic Information System (GIS) users around the world showcase their work, Congressmen John Curtis (R-UT) and Pete Aguilar (D-CA) introduced a resolution officially designating November 15, 2023, as National GIS Day. The resolution encourages GIS users to continue to innovate and use GIS as a tool to analyze and address today’s societal challenges and… Read more »