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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida

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April 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, April 23rd, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) will host the Military Academy Night at Navarre High School in Navarre, Florida. Congressman Gaetz, along with representatives from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, will give presentations regarding the military academy application and nominations process.


April 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) yesterday filed the “PENCIL Act,” calling for Congressman Adam Schiff (CA- 28) to be removed from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House and for his security clearance to be immediately revoked.

April 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01), along with U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Congressmen Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Joe Neguse (D-CO), and Dave Joyce (R-OH), announced the introduction of the STATES Act, bipartisan and bicameral legislation allowing individual states to set their own marijuana laws and policies.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) announced, at a press conference on Capitol Hill earlier today, the introduction of the “Green Real Deal,” a plan to address climate change by harnessing the power of free markets, embracing technological innovation and entrepreneurship, and cutting excessive governmental red tape.

April 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – TOMORROW: On Wednesday, April 3rd, at 2:00p.m. ET, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01), the leading Republican voice on climate solutions, will unveil the “Green Real Deal” during a press conference on Capitol Hill at the House Triangle. During the press conference, Rep.


Congressman Gaetz is extremely passionate about animal welfare issues and has been recognized by many animal advicacy groups for his activism in Congress. 

The Humane Society, a leading voice on animal welfare advicacy issues, has said the following about Rep. Gaetz: 


Matt Gaetz, a Congressman in the 116th Congress, is a member of the Armed Services and Judiciary Committees. His work in Congress focuses on national security, tax reform, regulatory reform, and adherence to constitutional principles. Matt is devoted to the values upon which our country was founded, earning the nickname of “constitutional conservative champion.” Matt is an active member on the Climate Solutions, Reformers, Animal Protection, and Robotics Caucuses.


Matt Gaetz is one of Trump’s top allies in Washington and has long been an ardent critic of the Mueller Witch Hunt. Matt is not afraid to call out the Fake News Media when they try to tear down the President with baseless attacks.


Florida's environment is known world-wide for our vibrant Everglades, rich fisheries, and pristine beaches. The environment is an enormous factor of our economy, and contributes directly to the livlihood of millions of Floridians.

Faith Coalition

Purpose: establish an open-door relationship with pastors, faith leaders, and community outreach organizations to assist members with a wide variety of constituent services; ensure our faith community of Congressman Goetz’s support any effort to defend religious liberty; and collaborate with faith and community leaders to advance outreach

Foreign Affairs

America must lead on the world stage, or someone else will. It is imperative that we lead through diplomacy and strong defense policies.

Jobs & The Economy

Matt knows that the best way to grow our economy is to get government out of the way and let the free market thrive.


Congressman Gaetz has served on the House Judiciary Committee since the 115th Congress. His work defending President Trump on the House Judiciary Committee has earned him the title of "Absolute Warrior."

Law Enforcement

"Being a law enforcement officer requires more than training, it requires sacrifice, devotion, integrity and honor."


News and updates from the best district in the United States. 


Irresponsibly cutting defense spending is a national security risk that won’t solve our budget crisis. We must cut spending and balance our budget with long-term solutions—not on the backs of our service members and defense community.

Religious Liberty

Learn about initiatives and news items related to the Faith Coalition.


Matt is committed to improving school safety in a bipartisan manner, because nothing should divide us when it comes to protecting our children.


Northwest Florida is home to strategic military installations such as Eglin AFB, Hurlburt Field, and Pensacola NAS. Home to diverse mission sets like Special Operations, Test and Evaluation, and training the next generation of pilots, we owe our freedom to the brave men and women that serve in Florida’s First District.