Press Releases

Feb 14, 2017

Rep. Gosar Introduces Bill to Reform Federal Contracting, Save Taxpayers Up to $86 Billion

Issues: Government Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Spending Cuts and Debt

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 1042, the Responsibility in Federal Contracting Act, which would require the calculation of wages for public works projects be based on actual wage statistics calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS):

Feb 10, 2017

Rep. Gosar Praises Confirmation of Dr. Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services

Issues: Healthcare

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement congratulating Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA) on his confirmation as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS):

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:

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