Press Releases

Jan 26, 2017

ICYMI: McCarren-Ferguson healthcare antitrust exemption must go

Issues: Healthcare

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Tom Garrett (R-VA) penned an op-ed published in The Hill calling for a repeal of the obscure McCarran-Ferguson Act which exempts the heath insurance industry from federal antitrust laws. Congressman Gosar has spearheaded H.R. 372, the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, legislation that would amend the McCarran-Ferguson Act in order to restore competition and lower the cost of health insurance for consumers. Congressman Garrett’s op-ed is copied below.

Jan 25, 2017

Rep. Gosar on Trump’s Border Security and Immigration Executive Orders: “This Will Save American Lives”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after President Trump issued executive orders to secure the southern border and enforce immigration laws:

Jan 25, 2017

Rep. Gosar Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Inject Transparency at Bureau of Reclamation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing bipartisan legislation, the Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act, which would require the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to do a thorough inventory of its assets as well as prioritize major repairs necessary at the agency’s facilities:

Jan 20, 2017

VICTORY! Rep. Gosar Successful in Effort to Block 1.7 Million Acre Land Grab in Arizona

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after successfully leading an effort to block Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) and extremist environmental groups’ proposed 1.7 million acre land grab in Northwest Arizona commonly referred to as the Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument proposal:

Jan 12, 2017

Rep. Gosar Cheers the Return of Rainbow Trout Stocking at Willow Beach National 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 (the Service) announced rainbow trout stocking would resume today, following a three year hiatus, at the Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery:

Jan 12, 2017

Rep. Gosar Introduces Bill to End Obama’s War on the American Suburbs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing the Local Zoning and Property Rights Protection Act of 2017 which would end the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) regulation known as Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH):

Jan 10, 2017

Rep. Gosar Introduces Bill Paving the Way for Obamacare Repeal and to Restore Competition in the Healthcare Market

Issues: Healthcare

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 372, the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017, legislation that would amend the McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 to restore the application of federal anti-trust laws to the business of health insurance:

Dec 24, 2016

An Early Christmas Gift: Gosar-McCain Jobs Bill Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the president signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2017 which included a Gosar-McCain sponsored bill H.R. 4601, legislation that will resolve a non-controversial legal hurdle allowing for the pursuit of new economic development projects within the City of Flagstaff:

Dec 23, 2016

Western Caucus Denounces Fish and Wildlife Service’s Overreaching Compensatory Mitigation Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Executive Vice-Chairman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statements in response to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announcing the agency’s final Endangered Species Act (ESA) Compensatory Mitigation Policy (CMP):

Dec 20, 2016

Western Caucus Members Reject Obama’s Unilateral Offshore Drilling Ban, Pledge to Work with Trump to Immediately Overturn

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, President Obama took unprecedented unilateral action to block future mineral exploration and development of 118.8 million offshore acres in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.

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