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  • House passes Gosar’s Bipartisan La Paz County Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    For Immediate Release Date: Monday, July 23, 2018 Contact: Melissa Brown Melissa.Brown@mail.house.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04), La Paz County Board of Supervisors Chairman Duce Minor, Colorado River Indian Tribes Chairman Dennis Patch and U.S. Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema released the following statement after H.R. 2630, the La Paz County Land Conveyance Act passed the House of Representatives by voice vote. The bill would authorize the Secretary ... Read more

  • Congressman Gosar Applauds DOI Action to Modernize ESA
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Western Caucus Chairman Rep. Paul A. Gosar (AZ-04), released the following statements after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Fisheries published three proposed rules to improve & modernize the Endangered Species Act: Congressman Gosar stated, “Today, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Deputy Secretary Bernhardt, the Service and the Department made it clear that they are dedicated to modernizing the Endangered Species ... Read more

  • Two Gosar Sponsored Bills Unanimously Pass House Resources Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    (U.S. Representative Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. and Yavapai County Supervisor Randy Garrison testified on the importance of the bipartisan Cottonwood Land Exchange Act in theHouse Committee on Natural ResourcesSubcommittee on Federal Lands.) Washington, D.C.–Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources unanimously passed two bipartisan bills sponsored byU.S. Representative Paul A Gosar, D.D.S (AZ-04), H.R. 6146, the Cottonwood Land Exchange Act and H.R. 5556, the Environmental Compliance Cost Tra... Read more

  • Caucus Kicks Off Bipartisan Endangered Species Act Modernization Package
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressional Western Caucus Chairman, Paul Gosar, D.D.S (AZ-04) released statements after Members of Congress introduced a bipartisan slate of nine bills enjoying over 115 endorsing national and regional organizations – called the "Western Caucus Endangered Species Act Modernization Package" - which delivers broad and long-overdue improvements to the underlying 1973 Act: "15 Members of Congress, 12 panelists, nine bills, and a combined thousands of hours of experience... Read more

  • Rep. Gosar’s Good Neighbor Authority for Counties Amendment Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    Allowing local communities to assist with actively managing our nation’s forests will help mitigate the threat of catastrophic wildfire, reduce flooding, enhance forest health and improve water quality. Read more

  • GOSAR’S “DOWNWINDERS” AMENDMENT TO NDAA PASSES
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Paul Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after Gosar number 63 amendment to H.R. 5515 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 passed on the House Floor: “As a result of our nation’s Cold War security strategy many Arizonans and thousands of innocent Americans were exposed to cancer-causing carcinogens from atmospheric nuclear tests,” said Congressman Gosar. “I support our military's efforts to secure and protect our natio... Read more

  • Department of Interior Acts on Caucus' Friday Request
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04), Chief Regulatory Reform Officer Andy Biggs (AZ-05), Chief Defense and Interior Officer Chris Stewart (UT-02), Chief Infrastructure and Forestry Officer Bruce Westerman (AR-04) and Western Caucus Members Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) and Brian Babin (TX-36) as well as Executive Director of the Grand Canyon River Outfitters Association John Dillon released statements after the Department of Interior - in response ... Read more

  • Gosar's WAPA Transparency Act Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04), Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus and the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, released the following statement after H.R. 2371, Western Area Transparency Act, passed the House of Representatives last night. “For far too long, the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) has demonstrated an outright lack of transparency and accountability with regards to costs, rates and expenditures,” said C... Read more

  • Not Tired of Winning
    Posted in Press Releases on December 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    What a difference a year makes. Under the Obama administration, our energy policy was a disaster. After one year under my Chairmanship of the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources and one year of President Trump in the Oval Office, we are now producing record amounts of oil — up to 10.2 million barrels per day. This increased production means more energy for a lower cost and less dependence on hostile middle east countries. Background: The U.S. oil production rate is up.The U.S. Energy I... Read more

  • Rep. Gosar's La Paz Bill Passes House Natural Resources Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after H.R. 2630, La Paz County Land Conveyance Act, passed the House Natural Resources Committee by unanimous consent: "The overwhelming federal footprint in La Paz County leaves a mere six percent of land available for taxable use. Quite frankly, that's just not enough, making a land transfer necessary for economic and energy growth in the County," said Congressman Gosar. "H.R. 2630 will allow ... Read more

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