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House Passes Bill to Expand BST

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Washington, D.C. — Today, the United States House of Representatives unanimously passed Congressman John Curtis Bonneville Shoreline Trail Advancement Act to extend the unique and popular trail, which will ultimately stretch 280-miles upon completion.   “With the rapid growth in and around Salt Lake City, it is more important than ever to support new recreation opportunities…

Conservative Climate Caucus and House Republican Leadership Travel to COP

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Chairman John Curtis of the Conservative Climate Caucus announced a delegation, privately sponsored by the Conservative Climate Foundation, including several members of the Caucus in the U.S House of Representatives, that will travel to the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.  Members of the trip include: Rep.…

Curtis & Lowenthal Celebrate National Clean Energy Week

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) and Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) submitted a resolution declaring the week of September 26 through September 30, 2022, as “National Clean Energy Week.” The bipartisan resolution kicks off a weeklong of activities highlighting clean energy innovation and help solve the world’s most pressing challenges.  “It is an honor to be…

Rep. Curtis Hails Passage of RECA Extension Act

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Today, Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) applauded the passage of the RECA Extension Act. The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) was enacted to assist people exposed to radiation from the United States nuclear program development and testing programs during the Cold War. “As we celebrated the life of Senator Orrin Hatch last week, I am reminded of how hard he worked to establish…

Utah Lawmakers Advise Biden to Correct Record on Utah Public Lands

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A Utah congressional delegation comprised of Representative John Curtis (R-UT) and U.S. Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Mitt Romney (R-UT), issued the following statement regarding President Biden’s recent public appearance in which he misrepresented expansion of the Bears Ears National Monument support in Utah.

Curtis, Neguse, Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Waive Fees for Document Replacement After Disasters

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Last week, Congressman John Curtis and Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO), co-chairs of the Bipartisan Wildfire Caucus, introduced legislation to automatically make document replacement after disasters free of charge. The Replacing Essential Passports and Licenses After Certain Emergencies (REPLACE) Act will greatly benefit victims of future wildfires and climate induced natural…

Curtis Introduces Bill to Choke Russian Energy Sector and Support U.S. Allies with Domestic Energy

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Today Congressman Curtis introduced the Energy Unleashing in Response to the Offenses of Putin against Europeans Act, or the EUROPE Act. The EUROPE Act closes a loophole in Biden’s energy sanctions by isolating Russia’s oil and gas industry from the global market through secondary sanctions. It also supports our European allies by replacing their Russian gas with…

The U.S. must target Russias oil and gas industry

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As a Ukrainian lawmaker put it, “Every barrel of oil and every cubic meter of gas which is now bought from Russia is something which is paid by our Ukrainian blood.” By: John Curtis | March 7, 2022 The unprovoked…

Curtis Applauds Unanimous Passage of Bonneville Shoreline Trail Construction in Natural Resources Committee

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Today, Representative John Curtis (UT-03) applauded the unanimous bipartisan passage of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail Advancement Act through the House Natural Resources Committee.  “I am pleased to see a bipartisan group of my colleagues unanimously support the construction of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail,” said Rep. Curtis. “This bill…