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  • ICYMI: Energy dominance and environmental protection go hand in hand
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Natural Resources

    By: Rep. Paul A. Gosar in The Washington Times: As the Chairman of the Congressional Western Caucus and the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, I have a unique insight into many of America’s energy issues. Since 1993, the bipartisan Western Caucus has been on the front lines of tackling some of the biggest energy issues facing America. The Western Caucus led the fight against the fundamentally flawed Green New Deal, a socialist... Read more

  • Rep. Gosar Statement on Disastrous Rosemont Mine Ruling
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Natural Resources

    Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement on U.S. District Judge James Soto’s ruling halting the planned Rosemont Mine: “The Rosemont Mine would be the third largest copper mine in the United States, an industry critical to Arizona’s economy. This ruling, from an Obama-appointed judge, undermines the scientifically-based decision made by the Forest Service at the behest of radical environmentalists. I look forward to the appeal of this decision.” Back... Read more

  • Reps. Gosar, Levin, LaMalfa, Lowenthal, Tipton, Huffman, and Bishop Introduce Bill to Increase Renewable Energy on Public Lands
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Spending Cuts and Debt, Natural Resources

    U.S. Congressmen Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04), Mike Levin (CA-49), Doug LaMalfa (CA-01), Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), Scott Tipton (CO-03), Jared Huffman (CA-02), Rob Bishop (UT-01) and key stakeholders released the following statements after introducing H.R. 3794, the Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2019, which will increase production of wind, solar, and geothermal energy on public lands while also establishing a revenue sharing mechanism that ensures a fair return for states, counties, sportsmen, conservation and taxpayers. House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Raul Grijalva has also signaled his support for the bill. Read more

  • Gosar Slams Massive Land Grabs, Energy Sabotage
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Natural Resources

    Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the Democrat-led House Committee on Natural Resources rammed through three partisan bills that attack American energy and national security: "Democrats continue to put the interests of well-funded environmental extremists above the interests of the American people. H.R. 1373, a million-acre land grab, is an attack on my district and opposed by the people in my district. This bill will kill jobs, harm loc... Read more

  • Gosar Statement on Passage of his Critical Minerals Amendment
    Posted in Articles on July 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Natural Resources

    Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after House passage of Gosar Amendment #165 to the National Defense Authorization Act eliminating American dependency on critical minerals from China by 2035: "The supply of critical minerals are essential to our economy, vital defense systems, and national security. There is no good reason we should rely on the good will of China for materials that are abundantly available in the United States. The passage of... Read more

  • ICYMI: Our View: Uranium mining ban, Russian cash, and a little bit of sense
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Foreign Affairs, Natural Resources

    By: Today's News-Herald Did you hear the one about the Russians meddling in U.S. public policy? No, that’s too broad. To pin it down, we’re talking here about allegations that U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva’s effort to permanently ban uranium mining in a huge chunk of Northern Arizona is really meant to serve Russian interests in cornering the uranium market. Grijalva’s legislation is drawing fire from a lot of quarters, not the least from Rep. Paul Gosar, the Republican who represents much of the reg... Read more

  • House Democrats Pull Controversial Casino Bill After Opposition from Gosar and Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    While I’m sure this bill will rear its ugly ahead in the near future and Democratic Leadership will likely try to rig the process so they can win, the fact is we won today and this is a major victory! Read more

  • Rep Gosar Sends Letter To US Forest Service On Forest Health in the State of Arizona
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    Failure is not an option. We must manage our overgrown forests and take proactive steps to prevent catastrophic wildfires. Read more

  • House Authorizes Bipartisan Drought Relief for the West
    Posted in Press Releases on April 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Paul Gosar (AZ-05) released the following statement applauding the bipartisan passage of H.R. 2030, the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act: "I applaud Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman and Arizona Department of Water Resources Director Tom Buschatzke for all their hard work and leadership in bringing the Drought Contingency Plan together," said Congressman Gosar. "The DCP reduces the threats associated with Lake Mead and Lake Pow... Read more

  • Green New Deal Laid to Rest in the U.S. Senate
    Posted in Press Releases on March 26, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Natural Resources

    Democrats can try to run and hide but with more than 100 Members of Congress cosponsoring the bill, more than a dozen Democratic presidential candidates endorsing the proposal and 43 Members refusing to vote against the bill, the stench associated with the Green New Deal isn't going away anytime soon. Read more

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