Awards & Recognition

Constituent Communication Award 

Date: May 10, 2011
Organization: National Write Your Congressman (NWYC)

Congressman Paul Gosar, D.D.S (R-AZ) was presented with the National Write Your Congressman “Constituent Communication Award” for his efforts to communicate with his constituents and ensure that their voices are being heard. 

For more information see: http://gosar.house.gov/press-release/congressman-paul-gosar-receives-national-write-your-congressman-%E2%80%9Cconstituent

100 percent Pro-Worker Score

Date: Sept. 5, 2011
Organization: Competitive Enterprise Institute

As of Labor day 2011, Congressman Gosar and 158 other members earned 100% pro-worker scores in the 112th Congress on the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Labor Policy Scorecard. CEI experts update the scorecard after each congressional vote on a workers’ rights issue.

For more information see: http://workplacechoice.org/100-pro-worker-reps/

"Defender of Israel" Award

Date: Sept. 8, 2011
Organization: Christians' Israel Public Action Campaign (CIPAC)

"Champion of Healthcare Innovation" Award

Date: Oct. 5, 2011
Organization: The Healthcare Leadership Council

The Healthcare Leadership Council honored Congressman Gosar with the “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” award. This award is given to members who exhibit leadership, dedication and a strong work ethic in advancing the quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of American healthcare.

"Standing Up For America's Seniors" Award

Date: Oct. 21, 2011
Organization: RetireSafe

RetireSafe, representing 400,000 seniors nationwide, was joined today by local senior advocates in honoring Representative Paul Gosar for his efforts to protect the health benefits and security of Arizona’s seniors and disabled citizens.

For more information see: http://www.prescottenews.com/home/item/18919-representative-gosar-receives-award-from-retiresafe#axzz1vXcAtIFu

"112th Congress Bronze Mouse" Award

Date: 2011
Oranization: Congressional Management Foundation

U. S. Representative Paul Gosar, D.D.S. has been awarded the “112th Congress Bronze Mouse Award” in recognition of his official congressional website being named one of the best websites on Capitol Hill.  The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization working to improve communications between citizens and Congress and enhance operations in Capitol Hill offices.  CMF has assessed and graded congressional websites and issued these awards since 2001.

For more information see: http://www.congressfoundation.org/projects/gold-mouse-project/112th-congress-gold-mouse-awards

NFIB "One of our Own" Award

Date: 2011
Oranization: National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB)

"Spirit of Enterprise" Award

Date: March 29, 2012
Oranization: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded Congressman Paul Gosar D.D.S. their prestigious “Spirit of Enterprise” award. The award is issued to members of Congress based on rankings given for key business issues which have been established as priorities by the Chamber as detailed in its yearly publication, How They Voted .

For more information see: http://gosar.house.gov/press-release/gosar-proud-receive-chamber-commerce%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Cspirit-enterprise%E2%80%9D-award

Goodwill Industries "Policymaker" Award

Date: April 17, 2012

Organization: Goodwill Industries

Congressman Gosar is a recipient of the Goodwill Policymaker Award for 2012. This award recognizes a federal lawmaker who has clearly demonstrated support for Goodwill’s public policy priorities.

"Champion of Healthcare Innovation" Award

Date: April 25, 2012
Organization: The Healthcare Leadership Council

The Healthcare Leadership Council honored Congressman Gosar with the “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” award at the Council’s annual Healthcare Innovations Expo on Capitol Hill. This award is given to members who exhibit leadership, dedication and a strong work ethic in advancing the quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of American healthcare.

For more information see: http://gosar.house.gov/case-you-missed-it/case-you-missed-it-congressman-gosar-honored-leadership-healthcare-innovation

"Guardian of Seniors' Rights" Award

Date: April 26, 2012
Organization: 60 Plus Association
 

Legendary entertainer Pat Boone, spokesman for the 60 Plus Association, announced that Representative Paul Gosar has earned the group’s highest honor, the Guardian of Seniors’ Rights award. Representative Gosar can be counted on to preserve Social Security and Medicare,” Chairman Jim Martin said. “Gosar is a tax cutter, protecting the pocket books of senior citizens and Representative Gosar is fighting wasteful spending of our tax dollars which has our government now borrowing over 40 cents of every dollar to pay its bills."


 

American Conservative Union Award

Date: May 10th, 2012
Organization: The American Conservative Union

Congressman Paul Gosar was awarded the American Conservative Union award for a committment to the constitutional principles of limited government and personal freedom.

Retiresafe Standing Up for America's Seniors Award

Date: August 16th, 2012
Organization: Retiresafe

Congressman Paul Gosar  received the prestigious “RetireSafe Standing Up For America’s Seniors Award”.  This award is given to a member of Congress who has served as a leader for seniors in preserving Medicare, protecting senior benefits and defending the patient/doctor relationship. 

National Federation of Independent Business Awards "Guardian of Small Business"

Date: September 13, 2012
Organization: NFIB 

National Federation of Independent Business recognized Congressman Gosar as a “Guardian of Small Business” for his work in the 112th Congress to protect America’s small business owners.

NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellance

Date: Oct 26, 2012
Oranization: National Association of Manufacturerers 

The National Association of Manufacturerers awarded Congressman Paul Gosar D.D.S. their prestigious “NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence. The award is issued to members of Congress who consistently supported a pro-growth, pro-jobs agenda. 

Champion of National Security Award 

Date: August 16th, 2012
Organization: Retiresafe

Champion of National Security Award from the Center for Security Policy. The government’s core responsibility is that of national security—to defend from all threats, both foreign and domestic.

 

Congressional Scorecard

American Farm Bureau Federation-Score: 100%
"AFBF is the unified national voice of agriculture, working through our grassroots organizations to enhance and strengthen the lives of rural Americans and to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities."
Rep. Gosar received the top score in the delegation

American Security Council Foundation - Peace through Strength Award- Score: 100%
"The ASCF continually monitors and assesses the diplomatic, economic and military threats to national security and keeps the public and policymakers abreast of these issues."
Rep. Gosar received the highest score among the delegation 

Christian Coalition of America- Score: 100%
"The Coalition is a political organization, made up of pro-family Americans who care deeply about ensuring that government serves to strengthen and preserve, rather than threaten, our families and our values."
Rep. Gosar received the highest score among the delegation

Competitive Enterprise Institute- Score: 100%
The Competitive Enterprise Institute is a non-profit public policy organization dedicated to advancing the principles of limited government, free enterprise, and individual liberty
Rep. Gosar received the highest score along the delegation

Concerned Women for America- Score: 100%
Concerned Women for America is a U.S. coalition which promotes Biblical values and family traditions
Rep. Gosar scored highest among the delegation

Faith and Freedom- Score: 100%
"The Faith and Freedom Coalition is committed to educating, equipping, and mobilizing people of faith and like-minded individuals to be effective citizens."
Rep. Gosar received the highest score among the delegation

Family Research Council- Score: 100%
"Since 1983, Family Research Council has advanced faith, family and freedom in public policy and the culture from a Christian worldview."
Rep. Gosar received the highest score among the delegation 

Gun Owners of America- Score: A+
"Gun Owners of America (GOA) is a non-profit lobbying organization formed in 1975 to preserve and defend the Second Amendment rights of gun owners. GOA sees firearms ownership as a freedom issue."
GOA states that Rep. Gosar is a pro-gun leader that introduces pro-gun legislation.

National Federation of Independent Business- Score: 100%
"The National Federation of Independent Business is the leading small business association representing small and independent businesses."
Rep. Gosar received the highest score among the delegation

National Right to Life Committee- Score: 100%
The National Right to Life Committee works to educate against abortion, infanticide, euthanasia and assisted suicide.
Rep. Gosar received the highest score among the delegation

National Tax Limitation Committee- Score: 97%
The National Tax Limitation Committee mission has been to "provide national leadership to achieve the optimal size and functions of government and promote candidates and initiatives that support these goals."

Numbers USA- Score: A+
"NumbersUSA Education & Research Foundation provides a civil forum for Americans of all political and ethnic backgrounds to focus on a single issue, the numerical level of U.S. immigration." 

United States Chamber of Commerce- Score: 94%
"The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions".
Rep. Gosar received the highest score among the delegation

Small Business and Entrepreurship Council- Score: 95%  
"The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is an influential voice and advocate for entrepreneurs and small business owners that is focused on securing policies, resources, and educational initiatives that encourage entrepreneurship and small business growth."