Paul Gosar

Stories by Paul Gosar

By Paul Gosar | March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
insurance

“As a practicing dentist for more than 25 years, and one of three dentists in Congress, I know firsthand that dental benefit plans are not serving the best interests of consumers”

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing the Dental Insurance Fairness Act of 2015 supported by 21 bipartisan cosponsors:

“Too many American’s are still unable to get vital dental care ensuring good oral and overall health. As a practicing dentist for more …

By Paul Gosar | March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
highway road

Hardy-Gosar Spearhead Bipartisan I-11 Expansion, Facilitate International Trade Corridor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after joining Congressman Cresent Hardy (NV-04) in introducing the Intermountain West Corridor Development Act of 2015, H.R. 1612:

“With an additional 32 million people expected to be added to the population by 2030, the Intermountain region, which includes Arizona and Nevada, has established itself to be the fastest growing area in the entire country. In order for western states …

By Paul Gosar | March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
illegal border cross

 Rep. Gosar Pressures Feds to Fulfill PILT and SCAAP Obligations to Western States

“As Vice Chairman of the Western Caucus, I have a civic duty to hold the federal government accountable for promises made to states in the West and demand it provide adequate support for critical rural programs like PILT and SCAAP”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after leading three legislative requests calling on Congressional leaders to support Payment in Lieu of …

By Paul Gosar | March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
energy water hydro

“Small hydropower projects are good for taxpayers, good for the environment and must be aggressively pursued by BOR”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Vice Chairman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after participating in an oversight hearing for the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans where he questioned Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Commissioner, Estevan López, on the agency’s lack of  development and installation of new,  small hydropower projects: “I’m discouraged by the lack of progress that was made …

By Paul Gosar | March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
1394399110000-Paul-Gosar-1

“No entity, governmental or otherwise, should be rewarded for deceptive conduct that violates a compact and is contrary to the will of voters”

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the House Natural Resources Committee voted favorably in support of the passage of H.R. 308, the Keep the Promise Act:

“I am pleased to see the House Natural Resources Committee swiftly approve important legislation that halts a precedent that may lead to an expansion of …

By Paul Gosar | March 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
fracking

“The president’s new fracking rules are a continuation of his irrational war on fossil fuels and disproportionately hurts rural western states like Arizona”

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after President Obama released new regulations for Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on federal and Indian lands:

“Among credible energy experts, there is no question that the development and utilization of fracking has directly led to the recent U.S. energy revolution. This technology has been responsible for pulling …

By Paul Gosar | March 21, 2015 | 4 Comments
events.libertyfund.org_constitution

“When Washington fails to stop out-of-control spending, the Constitution empowers the states to act”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing H.Con.Res.26, the Compact for a Balanced Budget Amendment:

“For far too long, Washington politicians have recklessly squandered taxpayer money and spent beyond our nation’s means. The federal government has racked up a staggering $18 trillion plus debt and has surpassed our own annual gross domestic product. This insurmountable  burden  is already shackling …

By Paul Gosar | March 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
bison

“It is our responsibility to ensure that Arizona’s greatest natural treasure can be enjoyed by visitors and wildlife alike for many generations to come”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S.  (R, AZ-04) and U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ), released the following joint statement after introducing the Grand Canyon Bison Management Act, a bipartisan and bicameral bill that will authorize hunters who cull bison inside Grand Canyon National Park to take home the meat:

“The animals wreaking …

By Paul Gosar | March 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
flight

“Members of Congress are servants of the people and should not be considered a privileged class”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after submitting an appropriations rider language request along with 7 bipartisan members to prohibit a loophole that currently exists allowing for members of Congress to fly first-class at taxpayer expense:“Efficient travel to and from Congressional districts contributes to effective execution of the official duties of members of Congress. As with …

By Paul Gosar | March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
EPA

“Today’s executive order is the next step in the president’s efforts to unilaterally mandate job killing regulations that will crush the American economy and put more power plants out of business”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S.  (R, AZ-04) released the following statement after President Obama signed an executive order to cut the federal government’s greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent over the next decade:

“Today’s executive order is the next step in the president’s efforts to unilaterally mandate …