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By Paul Gosar | October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“Congress is the only institution that can hold Tohono O’odham accountable for its fraud, misrepresentation and broken promises”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after submitting important information for the Congressional Record to the Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, Doc Hastings, regarding the court case, State of Ariz. et al. v. Tohono O’odham Nation (T.O.). Court litigation was filed against T.O. after it announced its intention to acquire lands in trust for an off-reservation …

By Paul Gosar | September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“This legislation provides Congressional oversight to a mismanaged process that was initiated by bureaucrats within the executive branch”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing the Travel and Resource Access Including Local Stakeholders (TRAILS) Act:

“This legislation puts local communities and stakeholders in the driver seat for developing travel management plans that affect their livelihoods on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) acreage. The country’s vast and unique outdoor landscapes are a fundamental component of …

By Paul Gosar | September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“There is absolutely no room for politics here—the Senate must join the House to provide better preventative care of our forests”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 4, the Jobs for America Act, which passed the House by a vote of 253 – 163. This legislation contained provisions introduced by Rep. Gosar including the Catastrophic Wildfire Prevention Act:

“Today the House gave the Senate another chance to take …

By Paul Gosar | September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“This important legislation reduces the federal footprint, increases BLM efficiency and results in a net reduction of lands managed by the federal government.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the House successfully voted to pass H.R. 3006, legislation authorizing a land exchange involving the acquisition of private land adjacent to the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge in Arizona for inclusion in the refuge in exchange for certain Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in …

By Paul Gosar | September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“I could not support this panicked reaction to “do something” that is not thought out and lacks a winnable strategy”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after voting against H.J.Res.124, the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, which included the McKeon Amendment, also known as Authorizing Assisting, Training and Supplying Syrian Opposition. H.J.Res.124 ultimately passed the House with a vote of 319-108 despite Congressman Gosar’s opposition:

“The Continuing Resolution (CR) is another admission that the Senate has …

By Paul Gosar | September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Rep. Gosar Votes to Prevent Harmful EPA Water Grab

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“I am committed to restraining this administration from imposing its agenda through regulatory and bureaucratic fiat”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the House voted on H.R. 5078, the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act. H.R. 5078 successfully passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 262-152:

“Today, the House took action to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers from blatantly …

By Paul Gosar | September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Rep. Gosar Spars with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Director over Fish Stocking Program!

“I am pleased that I was able to get the Director on the record stating that once repairs are made to the water delivery system at the Hatchery, the trout stocking program will resume”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the House Committee on Natural Resources held an oversight hearing titled The Status of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) Responses to Committee Subpoenas and the Continued Lack of Transparency about …

By Paul Gosar | September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“The President has stretched the checks and balances of our government past its breaking point”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the House voted in favor of H.RES.644, condemning and disapproving of the Obama administration’s failure to comply with the statutory requirement to notify Congress before releasing the Taliban five. The Resolution successfully passed by a bipartisan vote of 229-179:

“In the waning years of President Obama’s time in office, we have continued to …

By Paul Gosar | August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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 “The Obama Administration has once again taken executive action to undermine our system of laws”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) wrote a letter addressed to Attorney General Holder, Homeland Security Secretary Johnson and U.S. Attorney for Arizona John Leonardo regarding alterations to the prosecutorial guidelines prescribed in Operation Streamline.

“The Obama Administration has once again taken executive action to undermine our system of laws. It should come as no surprise that the President, the Attorney General and the …

By Paul Gosar | August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Spending Cuts

“I have been relentless in my pursuit to restore fiscal responsibility as well as commonsense to a bloated federal government that has lost its way”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement recapping his efforts to cut unnecessary and wasteful government spending through the fiscal year 2015 (FY15) appropriation bills that successfully passed through the House of Representatives:

“In the fiscal year 2015 appropriations process, I had more success than any other member of Congress, passing …