U.S. Representative Paul Gosar (AZ-4) News

Arizonans feeling sting of out-of-pocket cost increases under Obamacare

The average annual state premium and deductible increase for 2015 silver plans in the exchanges was $225. In Arizona, however, the average increase is $866.

Gosar urges Army Corps of Engineers to help eradicate salt cedar

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) joined U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) in asking for support from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for removing invasive salt cedar along the Gila River.

Arizona among states facing hikes in Obamacare premiums and deductibles

Arizona enrollees under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, will see a significant increase in their health care  premiums and deductibles when the marketplace opens ups for 2017 health care plans just one week before voters elect a new president.

Gosar introduces bill to resolve BNSF Railway title insurance hurdle

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) is pushing a bill that would resolve a technical roadblock that officials say has stifled economic development in Flagstaff.

Gosar holds listening session on Grand Canyon monument proposal

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) held a listening session April 11 in Kingman with local government officials and business leaders on a proposed 1.7-million-acre national monument in the Grand Canyon watershed.

Gosar criticizes historic site status for Arizona campground

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) said a plan to classify a public campground in Arizona as a historic site deceptively thwarts the state's economy and simultaneously prevents the development of a valuable copper mine and the creation of jobs associated with the mine.

Gosar speaks out against EPA's ozone initiative

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) recently criticized the Environmental Protection Agency after a report from the Center for Regulatory Solutions (CRS), a project of the Small Business Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), detailed the economic impact of the EPA’s new lower federal ozone standard.

Gosar criticizes effort to scuttle copper mine project

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) recently said a proposed plan to designate land in Pinal County as a historic place would result in the inability to use the site, known as Oak Flat, for copper mining and damage the state's economy.

Gosar speaks out against federal land acquisitions

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) questioned the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) federal land acquisitions and its request for funding to buy more land following a recent House Natural Resources Subcommittee hearing.

Gosar criticizes EPA's Clean Power Plan

U.S. Rep Paul Gosar (R-AZ) recently criticized the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to enact the Clean Power Plan, which would force states to comply with a 1.8 percent carbon-dioxide emissions reduction by the year 2030, condemning the EPA and Obama administration for what some feel is an overextension of control.

Gosar and Kirkpatrick pan Arizona copper mine land grab

U.S. Reps. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ) recently protested the lack of public input prior to a proposed federal land grab and demanded that the National Park Service (NPS) void the controversial proposal usurping Arizona’s Resolution Copper mine site.

Gosar presents cost-cutting bill to safeguard historic roads

After months of careful planning, U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and fellow congressmen introduced bipartisan federal legislation recently to preserve historic western U.S roads and pave the way for counties to maintain rights-of-way economically.

Gosar criticizes federal coal-lease moratorium

Responding to U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell’s massive changes to the federal coal program, U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) said last week that the Obama administration’s freeze on new coal leases is “shameful.” 

Gosar alleges illicit ‘deceit’ in EPA’s Waters of the United States actions

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) responded Monday to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report indicating that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) violated federal law in promoting its widely controversial environmental legislation.

Gosar wages battle on rulings that could slow domestic coal production

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) issued a statement this week from Washington, D.C., following two committee hearings concerning rulings that could hurt domestic coal production.

Gosar challenges EPA’s power plant regulations

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) spoke out last week after the House passed two resolutions aimed at blocking the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) unpopular regulations for new and existing power plants.

Gosar-backed bill requires closer scrutiny of federal lawsuit settlements

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) issued a statement following last week's House passage of the Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act, which he co-sponsored with five fellow legislators.

Gosar joins Flake with effort to block EPA’s ozone ruling

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) recently joined Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) in trying to block the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new ozone regulation by introducing a House version of Flake’s Senate-introduced measure to stop the ruling.

Gosar applauds U.S. House for passing amendment to protect veteran businesses

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) said last week he was pleased the House passed his amendment requiring the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to consider effects on veteran-owned enterprises prior to enacting rulings.

Gosar commends Arizona Supreme Court’s support of water rights decision

Ruling could resolve territorial dispute over watershed in west-central Arizona.

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