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By Paul Gosar | July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“This unilateral decision will impose costly and burdensome regulations on American families”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after learning of the  Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) intent to publish a final rule for Regional Haze requirements that would affect six facilities in Arizona:

“The Regional Haze Rule has nothing to do with public health and was established for the sole purpose of attempting to restore natural visibility in national parks and wilderness …

By Paul Gosar | June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“These brave men made the ultimate sacrifice fighting to protect our citizens and for that we will be eternally grateful”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement honoring the lives of the 19 elite Granite Mountain Hotshot firefighters who were killed one year ago in the Yarnell Hill Fire:

“To this day, words cannot express my sadness and the depth of my condolences to the families of the 19 brave first responders who gave their lives …

By Paul Gosar | June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“The administration must secure the border and stop giving amnesty to illegal immigrants” 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after becoming an original cosponsor of H.R. 4962, the National Border and Homeland Security Act:

“The Obama Administration has created an immigration crisis by failing to enforce the laws on the books and failing to secure our border. This lack of willpower has generated significant public-health and public-safety dangers for the people of Arizona and citizens throughout the country. I …

By Paul Gosar | June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Video: Gosar Rakes EPA Administrator Over the Coals!

 “It is time to ask serious questions about what it will take to stop the administration’s deliberate overreach”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following video of his question and answer exchange at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing that investigated  problems involving the management of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The witnesses at the hearing included EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy:

Below are highlights from the transcript:

Rep. Gosar: “Administrator McCarthy, in August 2011, President Obama acknowledged in a …

By Paul Gosar | June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“I am encouraged by the actions of my colleagues as they join me in my efforts to examine how every federal dollar is spent” 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee passed the Financial Services Appropriations Act which included one of his legislative efforts:

“I am pleased that the House Appropriations Committee agreed to my legislative effort to end the wasteful and ridiculous practice of spending millions of dollars teaching federal agencies …

By Paul Gosar | June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“This overreach is just another effort by an administration that has shown no interest in working with the legislative branch”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power held an oversight hearing on recent actions by the Obama Administration to alter longstanding water rights and eliminate multiple land and water uses for public and private lands:

“On June 2, 2014, I co-hosted a joint field hearing in …

By Paul Gosar | June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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 ”I hope this trip to Nogales will spur Secretary Johnson to change the Administration’s failed immigration policies”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, announced that he will travel to Nogales, Arizona on June 25, 2014, to visit the facilities housing detained illegal immigrants:

“It is about time that someone from the Administration made the trip down to Arizona and witnessed with their own eyes the consequences of their …

By Paul Gosar | June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Rep. Gosar Responds to Constituents, Passes Amendment to Prevent Ineffective, Expensive Aircrew Uniforms

“The cost savings are tantalizing for someone like me, who was sent to this town to rein in spending”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after his amendment to prohibit wasteful spending in the Department of Defense Appropriations Act successfully passed the House by unanimous consent:

“It has been brought to my attention from numerous sources that in 2009, the Department of the …

By Paul Gosar | June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Rep. Gosar Calls on HHS to Fix Medicaid RAC Audits 

“Now more than ever, we must not penalize our medical providers with additional regulations“

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after spearheading a letter to the Secretary of the Department of Human and Health Services (HHS), Sylvia Burwell, calling on the Department to reform the Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program:

“Since its launch in 2010, we have heard from medical providers that there have been significant problems associated with …

By Paul Gosar | June 15, 2014 | 2 Comments
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement after sending a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other officials within the Administration demanding the immediate termination of their flawed alien smuggling policy and that the Administration respond to pointed questions about the operations:

“I wholeheartedly agree with the Administration that the current situation at our borders is a crisis. But this crisis is self-imposed. The primary crisis is the Administration’s failure to …