Press Releases

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:

Jul 13, 2016

Rep. Gosar Defeats Grijalva Amendment, House Upholds Gosar Provision Blocking 1.7 Million Acre Arizona Land Grab

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 the House defeated an amendment by Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) that would have removed a Gosar sponsored provision included in the Department of Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act which prohibits funds from being used to make a presidential declaration of a national monument under the Antiquities Act where there is significant local opposition:

Jul 13, 2016

House Passes Gosar Amendment Prohibiting EPA’s Attempt to Expand Clean Water Act

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 the House passed his amendment prohibiting the use of funds to carry out the draft EPA-USGS Technical Report entitled ‘‘Protecting Aquatic Life from Effects of Hydrologic Alteration”, unlawful guidance that aims to expand the scope of the Clean Water Act, and successfully attached the amendment to the Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2017:

Jul 12, 2016

House Passes Gosar Amendment Cutting $70 Million from EPA Bureaucrats, Redirects Resources to Wildfire Prevention

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 his amendment to cut funds from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Program and Management account and redirect those revenues to the Forest Service’s Hazardous Fuels account in order to prevent dangerous wildfires was successfully attached to the Department of Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2017:

Jul 12, 2016

Rep. Gosar Applauds House Passage of Bill Reining in Bureaucratic Overreach

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. 4768, the Separation of Powers Restoration Act, which aims to restore the original balance of power between the three branches of government and puts a stop to the expansion of federal bureaucracy:

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