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Jan 8, 2016 | Arizona Republic

Rep. Paul Gosar plans bill letting Obama revoke Bill Cosby's Medal of Freedom

Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom should be revoked because of his admission under oath that he obtained drugs to give to women he sought for sex. That’s the view of Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., who will introduce legislation Friday that would direct President Obama to revoke Cosby’s medal, the nation’s highest civilian honor.

Dec 16, 2015 | Arizona Republic

Gosar, other lawmakers raise concerns with solar leases

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar has joined a growing chorus of officials concerned with solar leases, and asked the Federal Trade Commission to look into the industry in a letter co-signed by several other Republicans.

Dec 16, 2015

Gosar criticizes environmental regulations for potential effects on coal industry

U.S. Rep. Paul A. Gosar (R-AZ) recently criticized several proposed environmental regulations for their potential effects on the coal industry after taking part in committee hearings on the rules.

Dec 7, 2015

Cohen bill would shed light on government payments

“Special-interest groups shouldn’t be getting rich off American taxpayers by filing frivolous lawsuits,” Gosar said. “Common sense necessitates that, at minimum, we should track the sources and recipients of these taxpayer expenditures.”

Nov 18, 2015

House Bill Would Limit President’s Authority to Create National Monuments

The Antiquities Act gives the President of the United States power to declare national monuments. A bill sponsored by Republican Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar wants to limit that presidential authority

Nov 6, 2015 | Arizona Republic

Reps. Raul Grijalva, Paul Gosar at odds over uranium mining ban near Grand Canyon

Arizona congressmen from neighboring districts, a Democrat and a Republican, are butting heads over banning uranium mining on land near the Grand Canyon. The effort by U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., and local tribes to create a 1.7 million-acre national monument where such mines would be prohibited is unlikely to pass the GOP-controlled Congress. But it could prompt President Barack Obama to enact the protections through executive action. In response, Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., is trying to block the monument with a bill that would limit the president's authority.

Nov 2, 2015

Obama Wants a Thug in Every Neighborhood

In June, Congress passed an amendment by Representative Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) to the Transportation and HUD appropriations bill that would bar the departments from using any funds to carry out the rules.

Oct 28, 2015

Rep. Gosar Introduces Bill to Repeal ‘Wet Foot, Dry Foot’ Cuban Amnesty

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) has introduced legislation to repeal “outdated policies” he says "provide amnesty to Cuban aliens" - including the Clinton-era “wet foot, dry foot” policy.

Oct 16, 2015

Congressman’s visit was real treat

Yuma residents of Arizona’s 4th Congressional District, you missed a real treat Oct. 13 when our Congressional representative, Paul Gosar, spoke at a town hall gathering at the City Hall Council Chamber.

Sep 29, 2015 | KJZZ Radio

Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar Takes On Planned Parenthood President During House Committee Hearing

The first hearing in the debate over the use of taxpayer money to fund Planned Parenthood began today in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. During the meeting, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards fielded questions from the committee, including Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar. During his questioning on why there is a need for Planned Parenthood clinics while other small privately owned health centers provide similar services, the conversation became heated.