Press Releases

Jan 12, 2017

Rep. Gosar Introduces Bill to End Obama’s War on the American Suburbs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing the Local Zoning and Property Rights Protection Act of 2017 which would end the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) regulation known as Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH):

Jan 10, 2017

Rep. Gosar Introduces Bill Paving the Way for Obamacare Repeal and to Restore Competition in the Healthcare Market

Issues: Healthcare

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 372, the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017, legislation that would amend the McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 to restore the application of federal anti-trust laws to the business of health insurance:

Dec 24, 2016

An Early Christmas Gift: Gosar-McCain Jobs Bill Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the president signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2017 which included a Gosar-McCain sponsored bill H.R. 4601, legislation that will resolve a non-controversial legal hurdle allowing for the pursuit of new economic development projects within the City of Flagstaff:

Dec 23, 2016

Western Caucus Denounces Fish and Wildlife Service’s Overreaching Compensatory Mitigation Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Executive Vice-Chairman Scott Tipton (CO-03) issued the following statements in response to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announcing the agency’s final Endangered Species Act (ESA) Compensatory Mitigation Policy (CMP):

Dec 20, 2016

Western Caucus Members Reject Obama’s Unilateral Offshore Drilling Ban, Pledge to Work with Trump to Immediately Overturn

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, President Obama took unprecedented unilateral action to block future mineral exploration and development of 118.8 million offshore acres in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.

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:

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