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By Paul Gosar | April 2, 2014 | 0 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 introduction of the Shutdown Windfall Reimbursement Act, which would require the National Park Service to refund all state money used to reopen and operate National Parks during the October 2013 shutdown:

“This legislation is a no-brainer and I’m proud to be an original cosponsor. It simply reimburses states for the expenses they incurred during President Obama’s government shutdown last October. After the Administration, in an attempt to score cheap political points, closed National …

By Paul Gosar | March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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SAN TAN VALLEY, ARIZ. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) presented World War II veteran Jack D. Shippey with his lost dog tags. Mr. Shippey had donated his dog tags, among other items, to the museum at the Air Force’s Non Commissioned Officers school in 1981. But, when the museum moved locations, his dog tags were lost. After eight years of searching for the missing dog tags to no avail, the Shippey family contacted Rep. Gosar’s office for help. Rep. Gosar’s staff worked with …

By Paul Gosar | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Rep. Gosar Votes to Give the Public a Say

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) voted in favor of the Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act (H.R.1459), of which he is an original co-sponsor. This legislation would modify the Antiquities Act to require public input before a president creates a National Monument. The bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 222 to 201.

After the vote, Rep. Gosar said, “National Monuments can be …

By Paul Gosar | March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘The Obama Administration’s love affair with unnecessary regulation is costing jobs and wasting hard-earned taxpayer money’

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) voted in favor of the Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America Act (H.R.2824), of which he is a co-sponsor. This legislation would save coal mining jobs and prevent government waste by putting an end to the Obama Administration’s efforts to develop new coal regulations that would destroy jobs and waste taxpayer money on a faulty …

By Paul Gosar | March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Rep. Gosar Testifies Before the House Budget Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) testified before the House Committee on the Budget about his primary concerns in regard to the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015.

The following are excerpts of Rep. Gosar’s remarks:

“The do-nothing Senate failed to pass a budget resolution for FY11, 12 and 13 and has no intention of even attempting to pass a budget resolution through the Senate for the Fiscal Year 2015. This reckless disregard for the law and our …

By Paul Gosar | March 26, 2014 | 0 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 the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments today concerning ObamaCare’s contraceptive mandate:

“This is yet another example of the federal government overstepping its constitutional bounds. The government cannot impose a mandate on business owners that requires them to choose between their religion and their livelihood. Americans’ constitutional and God-given right to religious freedom doesn’t end at the shop door; a business owner who believes that …

By Paul Gosar | March 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) led a legislative effort to prohibit Members of Congress from flying first class using taxpayer funds. Specifically, Rep. Gosar authored and submitted a request to the Committee on Appropriations for specific language to be included in the Fiscal Year 2015 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act that would prohibit this practice.

U.S. News & World Report: “If our military servicemen can’t fly first-class, neither should we,” Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., tells …

By Paul Gosar | March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘One of my top priorities is eliminating waste, fraud and abuse’

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) led a series of legislative efforts to eliminate waste, fraud and abuse within the federal government. Specifically, Rep. Gosar authored and submitted five requests to the Committee on Appropriations for specific language to be included in Fiscal Year 2015 appropriations bills. Rep. Gosar targeted precise areas of waste and abuse that occurred previously and sought to prohibit their reoccurrence.

“One …

By Paul Gosar | March 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
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ICYMI . . .

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement after spearheading a letter, which was signed by 30 members of Congress, to the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources urging the subcommittee to hold a hearing on the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act (H.R.596):

“Our nation’s public lands will play a critical role in our country’s energy future. The Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act will facilitate the expansion of renewable energy development, …

By Paul Gosar | March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) sent a letter yesterday with several of his colleagues to Attorney General Eric Holder, demanding the Department of Justice take action against Backpage.com for its egregious role in promoting human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of minors. The website’s mostly unchecked advertising is the leading online source for prostitution in the United States.

Rep. Gosar said: “It’s disgusting that Backpage.com has been allowed to serve as a hub for human trafficking and sexual exploitation. …