Press Releases

Feb 2, 2017

Reps. Gosar, Polis, Franks & Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Renewable Energy on Public Lands

Issues: Energy, Public Lands and Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressmen Paul Gosar (R-AZ) (Chairman Energy and Minerals Subcommittee, House Natural Resources), Jared Polis (D-CO), Trent Franks (R-AZ) and Mike Thompson (D-CA), introduced bipartisan legislation, the Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2017, which aims to streamline the permitting process for wind, solar and geothermal development on public lands and establishes a revenue sharing mechanism that ensures a fair return for relevant parties:

Feb 1, 2017

Rep. Gosar Sets the Record Straight on Bill Protecting Private & State-Owned Mineral Rights from Federal Overreach

Issues: 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 in support of legislation he sponsored with Rep. Diane Black (TN-06), H.J.Res.46, a Congressional Review Act (CRA) bill that blocks the National Park Service’s (NPS) Oil and Gas Rule:

Jan 31, 2017

Rep. Gosar Named Chairman of House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) named Congressman Gosar as the new Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources:

Jan 30, 2017

Rep. Gosar Statement on Executive Order Temporarily Halting Admission of Refugees

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Executive Order temporarily halting admission of refugees and immigrants from terrorist strongholds:

Jan 30, 2017

Rep. Gosar Commends Arizona’s Carlyle Begay on Being Named White House Advisor on Indian Affairs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after President Donald Trump named former Arizona State Senator Carlyle Begay (R-Ganado) as his White House Advisor on Indian Affairs:

Jan 26, 2017

Victory for Lake Havasu! U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Fully Withdraws Lake Havasu Boating Restrictions

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 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced that beginning on February 1, 2017, the ½ mile backwater no-wake restriction for Lake Havasu that was designated in May 2015 will be lifted:

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:

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