Press Releases

Dec 19, 2016

Western Caucus Slams Obama’s Last-Ditch Effort to Continue the War on Coal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) announced the final Stream Protection Rule (SPR) that would supersede the existing Stream Buffer Zone Rule that was enacted in 2008 to regulate surface coal mining.

Dec 18, 2016

President Signs Gosar Bill to Honor Arizona WWII Veteran and Survivor of USS Indianapolis into Law

Issues: Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the President of the United States of America signed into law legislation sponsored by the Congressman, H.R.6304, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 501 North Main Street in Florence, Arizona, as the “Adolfo ‘Harpo’ Celaya Post Office”:

Dec 16, 2016

Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus Fills Senior Staff Positions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04), released the following statement announcing several senior staff roles in the Congressional Western Caucus and his official office:

Dec 15, 2016

Congressional Western Caucus Applauds One of Their Own Being Tapped for Interior Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, President-elect Donald Trump nominated Congressional Western Caucus member Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) to serve as Secretary of the Interior. Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) and caucus members Rep. Kristi Noem (SD-AL) and Rep. Mike Simpson (ID-02) issued the following statements in response:

Dec 8, 2016

Rep. Gosar Introduces Jobs Bill to Encourage Economic Development in Rural Arizona

Issues: Energy, Public Lands and Water, Land Exchange

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing legislation, H.R. 6491, which would authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey land to La Paz County, Arizona, in order to create economic development opportunities and facilitate renewable electricity generation for the western United States:

Dec 8, 2016

Western Caucus Members Score Monumental Victory for Commonsense Water Solutions

Issues: Natural Resources, Energy, Public Lands and Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed the conference report for S. 612, the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (WIIN) by a vote of 360 to 61. This legislation aims to advance water infrastructure throughout the country and includes the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016.

Dec 1, 2016

Western Caucus Chairman-elect Rep. Gosar Statement on Final BLM 2.0 Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman-elect of the Congressional Western Caucus, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04), released the following statement on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) final Planning 2.0 rule:

Nov 30, 2016

Rep. Paul Gosar Named Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after being elected Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus:

Nov 29, 2016

Rep. Gosar: “The End of Fidel Castro Should Signal the End of the Cuban Adjustment Act”

ollowing statement after Cuban State television announced the death of former dictator Fidel Castro over the past weekend:

Nov 17, 2016

Rep. Gosar Introduces Jobs Bill to Restart One of Arizona’s Largest Copper Mines

Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing legislation, H.R. 6344 to initiate a land conveyance that will help create approximately 400 new jobs by facilitating the reopening of a large copper mine near Kingman, Arizona:

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