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By Paul Gosar | April 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“American citizens should be free to choose where they would like to live and not be subject to neighborhood engineering and gerrymandering at the behest of an overreaching federal government”

 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 which would prohibit the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) from implementing a new regulation known as Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH):

“The calling card of the …

By Paul Gosar | April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“The House must utilize the power of the purse to stop the EPA from imposing devastating economic consequences for farmers, ranchers and small businesses throughout the country”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2016 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which included Congressman Gosar’s language request prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) from using …

By Paul Gosar | April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“If there are veterans being punished through no fault of their own, then it is the responsibility of the VA to clearly justify its rationale and explain how this decision serves the best interests of our nation’s heroes”

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after sending a letter with Senator John McCain (R-AZ) to Major General Robert M. Worley II, USAF (Ret.), Director of the Education Service at the Veterans Benefit Administration, seeking an explanation …

By Paul Gosar | April 17, 2015 | 2 Comments
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“American energy consumers deserve to know how much environmental laws and policies are costing them on their electrical bills”

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 1869, the Environmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act, which requires federal agencies active in the wholesale power business to disclose the costs of environmental compliance to their customers:

“Federal projects like the Hoover Dam have been producing affordable and reliable electricity for millions of customers for nearly …

By Paul Gosar | April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“I will remain vigilant against any further attempts to override state water laws and extort private water rights”

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after U.S. Forest Service Deputy Chief Leslie Weldon announced the decision to permanently withdraw the Proposed Directive on Groundwater Management (Groundwater Directive) during today’s House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans:

“Attempted water grabs by federal agencies during the Obama Administration have been atrocious. Whether it is Waters …

By Paul Gosar | April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“Americans can’t afford to let our precious water resources fall victim to the Obama Administration’s ever expanding and harmful big government takeover”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after joining the Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Bill Shuster (PA-09)  in introducing the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act:

“I applaud Chairman Shuster’s leadership and I’m proud to join him in introducing legislation that will protect precious water resources for millions of Americans from an …

By Paul Gosar | April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“This administration has made a mockery of our immigration system by operating secret amnesty programs behind closed doors that have not been authorized by Congress”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after circulating a letter among House colleagues for signature that is addressed to President Obama and other related agency heads demanding the immediate termination of the recently announced Central American Minors (CAM) Refugee/Parole Program:

“It is outrageous that the Obama Administration would …

By Paul Gosar | April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“It is inconceivable that releasing an illegal immigrant that could cause a tuberculosis pandemic here in the U.S. would ever be considered as a possible option”

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after federal officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)  put out a public statement following a request from Rep. Gosar and several Arizona colleagues demanding that a detained illegal immigrant with a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis (TB), not be released into …

By Paul Gosar | April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“There is no logical or legal justification for releasing this illegal into our communities and exposing our citizenry to a contagious and potentially lethal disease”

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after sending a letter with U.S. Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake as well as Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, urging Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), Jeh Johnson and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Sarah Saldaña not to release an illegal immigrant with …

By Paul Gosar | April 3, 2015 | 2 Comments
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) penned the following op-ed for The Hill, addressing his legislation H.Con.Res.26, Effectuating the Compact for a Balanced Budget, which treats our nation’s spending problem as the constitutional crisis it is and advances a powerful balanced budget amendment:

Balancing the Federal Budget: A (Not So) New …