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Jun 15, 2016

Privacy Advocates Aim to Use Defense Spending Bill to Protect Encryption

A bipartisan effort is underway in the House to use the Defense appropriations bill to protect the use of encryption in electronic devices.

Jun 15, 2016

Amendment calls out Fish and Wildlife Service for proposed boating restrictions near Lake Havasu

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee sent “a strong message” to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service when it approved its $32.1 billion spending bill Wednesday.

Jun 14, 2016

House slated for immigration fight in defense bill

The amendments authored by conservative Reps. Steve King (R-Iowa) and Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) are sure to cause uproar among Democrats and some centrist Republicans who believe DACA recipients should be allowed to serve in the military

Jun 13, 2016

Arizonans feeling sting of out-of-pocket cost increases under Obamacare

As many have predicted since 2010, Obamacare is fundamentally flawed in both concept and execution,” U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) told Arizona Business Daily in an interview published last month

Jun 11, 2016

House: Keep using term ‘illegal alien’

Republicans like Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, said the Library of Congress’ proposed change amounts to politically motivated “censorship” of a straightforward expression, and requires that Congress step in to halt it.

Jun 8, 2016

On College Admission, Military Recruitment, and Illegal Aliens

In its recent vote on the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to fund troops, materiel, operations, and readiness, Congress had a chance to ditch a program called ‘Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest’ (MAVNI), which is a deliberately obscure name for the Pentagon’s directive to its recruiters to sign up ‘legal non-citizens with in-demand skills to join the [military] in exchange for expedited U.S. citizenship

Jun 7, 2016

Gosar urges Army Corps of Engineers to help eradicate salt cedar

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar joined U.S. Sen John McCain (R-AZ) and U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) in asking for support from the United States Army Corps of Engineers for removing invasive salt cedar along the Gila River:

Jun 4, 2016

Arizona leaders urge Army Corps to help remove invasive trees affecting floodplain

U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Reps. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) recently sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy urging the Army Corps of Engineers to respond to Maricopa County Flood Control District’s request for assistance with its ecosystem restoration project, which could also help control flooding.

Jun 1, 2016

Effort to Deny Funding to Sanctuary Cities Fails for Unrelated Reason

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) is leading the charge along with 42 of his colleagues. In late March, the group submitted a request urging key appropriators to include language in their respective bills that prohibits federal funds from going to sanctuary cities. FAIR supports Rep. Gosar’s efforts and submitted a similar request on behalf the organization.

May 24, 2016

GOP Congress, Pentagon Accelerate Recruitment of Illegals As Military Shrinks

To block the recruitment of the illegals instead of young Americans, Freedom Caucus member Rep. Paul Gosar (R.-Ariz.) filed an recruitment-reform amendment to the House’s version of the Pentagon budget. Gosar called the recruitment program a “backdoor amnesty,” because it quickly grants citizenship to the illegals.