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‘Natural Asset Companies’ and Utah’s efforts to shut the door on them

February 16, 2024

“Wall Street shouldn’t be allowed to control Utah’s land just to meet (environmental, social, governance) goals,” said Curtis. “Western communities rely on public lands for their livelihoods, recreation, and more. This rule, and any similar…

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Temu Super Bowl ad prompts Rep. John Curtis to introduce new bill

February 16, 2024

Rep. Curtis is introducing a new bill after the Chinese-owned company Temu aired several ads during the Super Bowl. One ad consisted of animated people and a catchy song with the phrase “Shop like a billionaire.” “I…

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Rep. John Curtis: Border crisis is ‘the worst possible humanitarian situation’

February 9, 2024

Curtis, a Republican who represents Utah’s 3rd District, introduced the Border Security State Reimbursement Act, which seeks to reimburse states for using their resources to secure the border on Feb. 7. “Congress has the power…

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Rep. John Curtis: Fentanyl threat makes US-Mexico border security issue so significant to Utah

February 8, 2024

“I came today with a specific purpose — to learn about the control of the border. And what I learned is that the border is controlled — not by the U.S. government, but by the…

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Curtis wants to help states impacted by neighbors’ wildfire smoke

February 1, 2024

Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, wants to make sure states are not punished by federal regulators if a neighboring state’s wildfire creates unhealthy air pollution or the fire is happening on land owned by the federal…

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Cox, Curtis to visit US-Mexico border amid debate over border bill

February 1, 2024

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox and Rep. John Curtis are planning trips to the southern border next week as congressional Republicans appear to have soured on talks for a bipartisan budget deal. Curtis, a member of the…

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Rep. John Curtis introduces bill to stop or slow funding to United Nations

January 30, 2024

Utah Rep. John Curtis (R-District 3) introduced a bill in Washington, D.C. that would rank and potentially stop funding to United Nations programs deemed to be against U.S. interests. The bill, called the Determining Excessive Funding…

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U.S. Senate hopeful hosts meet and greet event for Cache Valley residents

January 25, 2024

The campaign to replace outgoing Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) is a 16-way horse race. But that multitude of hopefuls doesn’t bother U.S. Rep. John Curtis (R-UT), who is arguably one of the front-running candidates. “I’m…

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John Curtis holds Senate campaign launch party

January 22, 2024

Rep. John Curtis gestured to his staff to wrap up their introduction before stepping into the limelight himself. Without wasting a breath, the Utah representative dove right into the reason why more than 500 people…

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Curtis introduces bill to prevent Wall Street from controlling Utah’s land

January 21, 2024

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…

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Rep. John Curtis says Biden border policies are ‘hurting Utahns’ and ‘hurting Americans’

January 17, 2024

Utah Rep. John Curtis spoke during a House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations meeting Wednesday, where he called the Biden administration’s border policies an “unmitigated, embarrassing, unforgivable disaster.” Curtis, who represents Utah’s 3rd District, said he…

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Legislators Introduce Bill to Connect Rural America

January 12, 2024

Washington, D.C. — 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…

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New poll shows Rep. John Curtis with a big lead over rivals in Utah’s 2024 U.S. Senate race — if he runs

December 15, 2023

State Sen. Mike Kennedy said Friday he is forming an “exploratory committee” in anticipation of running for Utah’s 3rd Congressional District next year. If Rep. John Curtis decides to jump into the race to replace…

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