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By Paul Gosar | January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“More must be done to promote and empower local communities to address their own educational needs”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement in support of National School Choice Week:

“A quality education is the foundation for success not only for our children but also for our nation’s future. In order for students to succeed, it is critical that our schools provide a specialized learning experience that is unique to the diverse communities that exist …

By Paul Gosar | January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“Americans can’t afford more economic hurdles and theft of precious water from an unaccountable federal government”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 594, the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act, which garnered 114 bipartisan cosponsors in less than 48 hours. This bill would prevent the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and other federal agencies from improperly expanding the Clean Water Act (CWA) and seizing jurisdiction over water that is …

By Paul Gosar | January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“We must not compromise when it comes to protecting innocent children from the horrors of sex trafficking”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the House passed a series of bills aimed at preventing the growth of human trafficking practices in the United States:

“While many Americans may think human trafficking is problem only occurring in countries far away, the reality is disturbingly close for thousands of people living right here in the United States. …

By Paul Gosar | January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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ICYMI . . .

“Radiation exposure affecting many Arizonans, especially those in Mohave County, continues to not receive the attention that it requires”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement honoring January 27, 2015 as the fourth annual National Downwinders Day:

“Radiation exposure affecting many Arizonans, especially those in Mohave County, continues to not receive the attention that it requires to correct an injustice that was committed by the federal government. The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) …

By Paul Gosar | January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“While our nation stands on the brink of an energy revolution, this president has once again chosen his extreme environmentalist supporters over the welfare of the American people”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after President Obama announced yesterday that his Administration, including the Department of Interior, is seeking to prevent energy development and designate more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as a highly restrictive wilderness …

By Paul Gosar | January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“The government should not be picking winners or losers and the insurance industry should also have to comply with federal anti-trust laws”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing The Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2015, H.R. 494, legislation that would amend the McCarran-Ferguson Act which exempted the health insurance industry from anti-trust laws:

“My legislation seeks to restore competition among health insurance companies and correct a historical error that allowed for an …

By Paul Gosar | January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“We need a president that is for Main Street, not for big government”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after President Obama’s fifth State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress:

“Despite being responsible for the slowest recovery since the great depression, the president has made it clear that he intends to double down on his tax and spend policies that continue to grow Washington D.C. while crippling our economy. The …

By Paul Gosar | January 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“The agency has failed to comply with an updated plan despite acknowledging that the current plan is not in compliance”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the Arizona Game and Fish Department served a Notice of Intent with the secretary of the Department of Interior and director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The action was taken in an effort to support development of an updated recovery plan:

“The U.S. Fish and Wildlife …

By Paul Gosar | January 10, 2015 | 7 Comments
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after being nominated and accepting the position of vice-chairman with the Congressional Western Caucus:

“I am honored to have been selected as part of the leadership team for the House Western Caucus. I look forward to working on pragmatic initiatives to protect the traditions of Western states while promoting reform goals that will positively impact our constituents. The mission of the Caucus outlines clear goals for developmental and transformative measures to address …

By Paul Gosar | January 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
Solar Subsidy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) was featured in a Watchdog.org article highlighting his efforts to investigate potentially harmful sales tactics by solar panel leasing companies throughout the Southwestern United States.

From Watchdog.org:

Spurred by consumer complaints that the massive savings they were promised never materialized, 12 Republicans and four Democrats have asked two federal regulatory agencies to investigate concerns that “these leases are not offered in good faith or …