Press Releases

Feb 9, 2016

Rep. Gosar Statement on Supreme Court Blocking Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Issues: Government Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Natural Resources, 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 the United States Supreme Court issued a stay blocking implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan while 26 states, including Arizona, challenge this overreaching regulation in federal court:

Feb 4, 2016

Rep. Gosar Introduces Cottonwood Land Exchange 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. 4473, the Cottonwood Land Exchange Act, at the request of Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, in order to facilitate a land exchange between the County and Coconino National Forest near Cottonwood, Arizona for the purposes of connecting separated tracts and consolidating land:

Feb 4, 2016

House Passes Gosar Amendment and Bill to Stop Executive Abuse Under Operation Choke Point

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the House successfully passed H.R. 766, the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act, which included the Congressman’s amendment to increase transparency by requiring that financial institutions provide notice to customers if their account is ordered to be terminated by federal banking regulators:

Feb 3, 2016

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Rep. Paul Gosar Named “Congressman of the Month” by FreedomWorks

WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, the conservative advocacy group, FreedomWorks, named Congressman Paul Gosar as its “Congressman of the Month” for February. According to its website, FreedomWorks includes over 6 million Americans who are passionate about promoting free markets and individual liberty. Its members all share three common traits: a desire for less government, lower taxes, and more economic freedom. The full announcement can be found HERE and is copied below.

Feb 3, 2016

Rep. Gosar: “EPA Negligent in Response to Flint Water Crisis”

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 participating in a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing titled, “Examining Federal Administration of the Safe Drinking Water Act in Flint, Michigan” where the Congressman questioned Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Assistant Administrator Joel Beauvais:

Feb 2, 2016

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: E&E News: Arizona Lawmakers Blast Historic Designation for Proposed Mine

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

WASHINGTON D.C. - E&E News reported early on Tuesday morning about a deceptive effort underway by anti-mining groups to negatively impact the bipartisan Southeast Arizona Land Exchange, signed into law in December 2014, by designating the land acquired in this exchange as a National Historic place.

Jan 20, 2016

Rep. Gosar Statement on Obama Veto of Bill Blocking WOTUS Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after President Obama vetoed Senate Joint Resolution 22, bipartisan and bicameral legislation that blocked the new “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule seeking to be implemented by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineering (Corps):

Jan 15, 2016

Rep. Gosar: “Obama’s Moratorium on Coal Production for Public Lands is Shameful”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after a Secretarial Order was issued by Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell overhauling the federal coal program and halting new coal leases on federal land:

Jan 14, 2016

Rep. Gosar Announces Introduction of Bill to Preserve Historic Roads, Save Counties Money

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing bipartisan legislation last week with Representatives Paul Cook (R-CA), Chris Stewart (R-UT), Scott Tipton (R-CO) and Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ), the Historic Routes Preservation Act, which allows local counties to resolve public lands right-of-way disputes without going to court:

Jan 13, 2016

House and Senate Utilize Congressional Review Act to Block EPA Water Grab

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed S.J.RES.22, a resolution of disapproval to vacate the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by a vote of 253-166:

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