Press Releases

Aug 26, 2016

In Case You Missed It Arizona Chamber of Commerce: Setting the Record Straight on the Bill Williams Water Rights Settlement Act

Issues: Natural Resources, Energy, Public Lands and Water

PHOENIX, AZ - Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer penned the following op-ed promoting the facts of the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act (H.R. 4924), legislation signed into law in December 2014.

Aug 26, 2016

Rep. Gosar Exposes Center for Biological Diversity for Dishonest “Sue and Settle” Tactics Forcing Arbitrary Listing of Species

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after environmental groups, including the Center for Biological Diversity, announced their intention to pursue countless “sue and settle” lawsuits against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) in an effort to arbitrarily force the listing of hundreds of additional species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA):

Aug 24, 2016

Rep. Gosar Presses Fish and Wildlife Service for Answers on Havasu Boating Closures, Refuge Manager

Issues: Government Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Energy, Public Lands and Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after sending a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) Director, Daniel Ashe, seeking answers to arbitrary and lawless decisions made by his agency that effectively closed off recreational boating on Lake Havasu in May of 2015:

Aug 5, 2016

Mission Accomplished: Rep. Gosar’s Efforts Help Restart Trout-Stocking at Willow Beach Fish Hatchery

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced the completion of a new water intake system for the Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery which will allow rainbow trout production to resume:

Jul 27, 2016

Rep. Gosar Blasts Obama’s Expansion of Amnesty Program that Flies Unlawful Immigrants to America

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of State (State Department) announced plans to expand the Central American Minors (CAM) program which uses taxpayer dollars to fly unlawful immigrants from Central American countries to the United States:

Jul 15, 2016

Rep. Gosar Introduces the Hunting, Education and Recreational Development (HEARD) Act

Issues: Energy, Public Lands and Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 5836, the Hunting, Education and Recreational Development (HEARD) Act:

Jul 14, 2016

Western Caucus Shapes First House-Passed Interior Bill in Seven Years

Issues: Natural Resources, Energy, Public Lands and Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, after working late into the night, the U.S. House passed H.R.5538: the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017. Western Caucus Members secured a host of provisions reining in Obama Administration regulatory overreach and ensuring more responsible stewardship of western lands and natural resources.

Jul 14, 2016

House Takes Rare Step to Reprimand Feds on Arbitrary Lake Havasu Closure

Issues: Government Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Energy, Public Lands and Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after his amendment prohibiting funds for the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) to continue restricting tubing, waterskiing and wake boarding in a ½ mile area on Lake Havasu passed the House and was successfully attached to the Department of Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2017:

Jul 14, 2016

House Passes Gosar-Pearce Amendment Allowing for Responsible State Management of Mexican Wolf Populations

Issues: Government Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Energy, Public Lands and Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the House passed the Gosar/Pearce amendment by a vote of 219-203 allowing for the responsible state management of the Mexican Wolf and successfully attached the amendment to the Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2017:

Jul 13, 2016

Bipartisan Witnesses Testify in Strong Support of Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act

Issues: Natural Resources, Energy, Public Lands and Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Paul Gosar, D.D.S (AZ-04) released the following statement after participating in a Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources legislative hearing on his bill, H.R. 2663, the Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act:

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