Stories by Paul Gosar
FLORENCE, ARIZ. - Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court hearing the case against Hobby Lobby by Secretary Sebelius (SEBELIUS, SEC. OF H&HS, ET AL. V. HOBBY LOBBY STORES, INC.).
“I am pleased that the United States Supreme Court will be taking up this important case. Congressional Democrats and the Obama Administration went too far in their efforts to strip the fundamental religious rights of those who oppose contraceptives and abortion.”
“As a Catholic, a …
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) voted in favor of the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act (H.R.1900), bipartisan legislation that expedites the federal review process for natural gas pipeline permitting. The House of Representatives passed H.R.1900 by a vote of 252-165.
After the vote, Rep. Gosar said, “Our national economic recovery is threatened by excessive regulation, unnecessary red-tape and a bloated bureaucracy. This bill will ease permitting delays for natural gas pipelines, which …
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‘Ignoring the Fourth Amendment Is Contrary to Core American Values’
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) introduced the Reasonable Expectation of American Privacy (REAP) Act of 2013 (H.R.3557), legislation that would provide increased protections for consumer and subscriber password information. This bill would prevent the federal government from forcing or coercing companies to provide personal online passwords, unless a specific warrant is obtained for a specific individual or group, each of which …
‘This Legislation Is a Job-Saver’
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) voted in favor of the Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act (H.R.2728), legislation that would protect American jobs and energy production by limiting the Obama Administration’s ability to impose duplicative federal regulations on hydraulic fracturing. The House of Representatives passed H.R.2728 with a bipartisan vote of 235-187.
After the vote, Rep. Gosar said, “This common-sense legislation is a job-saver. It will keep the federal government …
‘This Bill Is a No-Brainer’
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) voted in favor of the Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act of 2013 (H.R.1965), legislation that would expand onshore American energy production on federal lands and create new American jobs by streamlining government red-tape and regulations. The House of Representatives passed H.R.1965 with a bipartisan vote of 228-192.
After the vote, Rep. Gosar issued the following statement: “This bill is a no-brainer. It will put families across the …
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar (AZ-04) issued the following statement regarding his major jobs and conservation legislation, the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013 (H.R. 687):
“Today’s setback will not discourage me from my continued fight for this important Arizona jobs bill.”
“I am disappointed that a mine of national significance that would have employed so many Native Americans was opposed by the leadership of the San Carlos Apache Tribe – a tribe plagued with excessively high unemployment and poverty. …
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar (AZ-04) took to the House floor today to speak out against Obamacare’s disastrous impact on families in his district. Click HERE or below to watch his speech.
Below is the text of Rep. Gosar’s speech:
Madam Speaker, I rise today to shed light on the President’s broken healthcare promise.
The President promised over and over again that Americans who liked their health care plans could keep them, but that’s just not true.
Here is what Wendy from my district wrote me:
“My Blue Cross Blue Shield …
PhoenixMart to Create 9,000 Jobs
CASA GRANDE, ARIZ. - Today, Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) spoke in Casa Grande at the groundbreaking ceremony of PhoenixMart, a 1.7-million-square-foot multi-functional wholesale, retail and convention center space. As a one-stop solution that connects worldwide buyers to competitive sellers, PhoenixMart will showcase the products of nearly 2,000 exhibitors and create approximately 9,000 jobs.
Rep. Gosar said, “with a smile and a can-do attitude, Casa Grande can be the center of business in Arizona. PhoenixMart will create thousands of …
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Paul Gosar (AZ-04) announced his support and co-sponsorship of H.R. 2805, the End Sex Trafficking Act of 2013. This bill would add federal enforcement powers against the “customers” of child prostitutes as opposed to just the sex traffickers themselves.
Congressman Gosar got involved in this issue after discussions with Attorney General Tom Horne on ways the federal government could assist the state with fighting crime solutions.
“In order to effectively address sex trafficking we need to focus on not …
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‘Arizona can Count on Coal’
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) spoke at the American Energy Jobs Rally on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, where thousands of people from across the country gathered in defense of the mining industry. Miners, plant workers and concerned citizens came to Washington to show support for coal and opposition to President Obama’s radical agenda. After the rally, Rep. Gosar issued the following statement:
“Arizona is right in the cross-hairs …