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By Paul Gosar | April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As reported by Breitbart News, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) led a legislative effort to prevent the IRS from giving bonuses to the employees of its Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division. This particular division of the IRS is the one that was involved in the targeting of conservative groups.

Conservative Members Press GOP Leadership: Cut Off Bonuses for IRS Employees
by Matthew Boyle
April 11, 2014

A group of conservative House members led by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) is writing to …

By Paul Gosar | April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement in regard to Tax Day:

“Our tax system is completely broken; the tax code is too complex and the tax burden is too high, which not only destroys jobs and slows economic growth but also impedes the ability of families and businesses to make long-term financial decisions. Families and businesses currently waste thousands of dollars and countless hours to ensure they don’t run afoul of our nation’s more …

By Paul Gosar | April 13, 2014 | 4 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) announced the winners of the 2014 Easter Card Competition, which was open to children 13-years-old and younger. Members of Poston Butte High School’s student council judged the competition.

Entrants were broken up into two age groups for the purpose of judging: seven and younger and eight and older.

Seven and Younger Winners:

First Place: Daisy Solis Esquer of Bullhead City

Second Place: Franky Sandoval of Yuma

Third Place: Harmony Flanigan of Yuma

Eight and Older Winners:

First Place: Aiden Jensen of Yuma

Second Place: James Triggs …

By Paul Gosar | April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following  statement after his amendment, which requires coordination between the Department of Defense, the Fish and Wildlife Service and States concerning wildlife management on lands adjacent to military installations, was successfully included in H.R.4309 and passed the House Natural Resources Committee:

“My common-sense amendment ensures states are actively involved in coordinating natural resources and wildlife management projects that take place within their borders; our state and local officials are …

By Paul Gosar | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Rep. Gosar Votes to Hold Lois Lerner in Contempt of Congress

‘The blatant disregard of basic civil liberties, and the use of a government agency to harass, target, intimidate and threaten lawful, honest citizens smells like the worst form of authoritarianism’

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement after voting to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress at today’s Committee on Oversight & Government Reform hearing:

“John Adams said that ‘facts are stubborn things.’ The the facts establish that Mrs. Lerner acted with reckless disregard for the constitutional rights …

By Paul Gosar | April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) spoke to World War II veterans at the annual Honor Flight Arizona dinner in Washington, D.C. Honor Flight Arizona, which is part of the national non-profit Honor Flight Network, flies World War II veterans to the nation’s capital to visit their memorials.

Below is an excerpt from Rep. Gosar’s speech to the veterans:

“After all of the missions you undertook and all of the sacrifices that you made in the name of freedom and liberty, …

By Paul Gosar | April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) led two legislative efforts in support of programs critical to rural Arizona: the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program and the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP).

“Either give us our land or give us our PILT,” stated Rep. Gosar. “Since it frequently falls on our local governments to provide safety operations on federal lands, they should be reimbursed for performing this critical work. Likewise, if our local governments are incarcerating illegal immigrants convicted of crimes, the federal …

By Paul Gosar | April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement after language from one of his legislative efforts successfully passed the House Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee and was included in the Fiscal Year 2015 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill:

“One of my top priorities is eliminating waste, fraud and abuse whenever I can find it. One incredibly wasteful expense is life-size pictures printed on scrims that conceal scaffolding; these pictures cost thousands of taxpayer dollars and serve no legitimate purpose. The Architect of the Capitol justified this …

By Paul Gosar | April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘It falls on Congress to protect the American people from the disastrous effects of ObamaCare’

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) voted in favor of the Save American Workers Act (H.R.2575), of which he is a co-sponsor. This legislation would repeal ObamaCare’s new definition of full time employment as 30-hours and restore the traditional 40-hour definition. H.R.2575 passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 248 to 179. After the vote, Rep. Gosar issued the following statement:

“It falls on Congress …

By Paul Gosar | April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘The comprehensive review established by my legislation will help us start to repair this sacred relationship’

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) introduced the American Indian Trust Responsibility Review Act (H.R.4388). This bipartisan legislation will, for the first time since the 1970s, provide a comprehensive overview of the unique trust relationship between the United States and American Indian tribes. Original co-sponsors of Rep. Gosar’s legislation include Native American Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Tom Cole (R-OK) and Betty McCollum (D-MN) …