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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida

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November 3, 2017 Page

"Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Robert Mueller should resign from his special counsel position"

To read the resolution, click the link below.

PDF iconMueller Resolution.pdf

October 27, 2017 Video

During the "Conversations with Conservatives" discussion over the budget, Congressman Gaetz had plenty to say. “I was watching Indiana Jones the other night, and I sort of feel like this tax bill is like the Ark of the Covenant" said Gaetz.

October 26, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Matt Gaetz was the lone Florida Republican to vote against the budget that is a set-up for a $1.5 trillion tax cut package.

Not that Gaetz is against cutting taxes. He has derided the lack of details.

It amounted to being "asked to vote for a budget that nobody believes in so that we have the chance to vote for a tax bill that nobody's read," the Fort Walton Beach lawmaker said earlier this week.

Gaetz in a statement after the vote ripped the "liberal Senate budget."

October 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-01), member of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement today after voting against the Senate Amendment to H.Con.Res.71. Despite Rep. Gaetz’s opposition, the legislation passed by a vote of 216-212.

October 11, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Matt Gaetz wrote a letter regarding the Pro Sports Act to Kevin Brady, Committee Chairman on Ways and Means in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Click the link to view the letter.

PDF iconLetter to Brady re_Pro Sports Act.pdf

October 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-1) today issued the following statement regarding H.Con.Res 71, the House Republicans’ 2018 Budget Resolution. Following Congressman Gaetz’s vote to support the House Republican Budget, the bill passed with a vote of 219–206.

October 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-1) today announced that he has been chosen to be a member of the Debt Ceiling Working Group, a group assembled by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. With government debt at an all-time high, Congressman Gaetz’s history of fiscal conservatism, and his continued emphasis on the need for large-scale reform, makes him a natural fit for the position. The first meeting of the Debt Ceiling Working Group is scheduled for Tuesday, October 10th.

 

September 27, 2017 In The News

Some Republican lawmakers in red states and Congress are talking about a costly penalty for the wave of civil rights protests by NFL players — slashing tax breaks for sports franchises that once enjoyed bipartisan support.

“In America, if you want to play sports you’re free to do so. If you want to protest, you’re free to do so,” said Rep. Matt Gaetz (R), a freshman from Florida’s Panhandle, in a floor speech Tuesday morning. “But you should do so on your own time and on your own dime.”

September 25, 2017 Page

FILM Act (Collins R-GA) amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2018 provisions that allow the expensing of the costs of qualified film, television, and live theatrical productions.

 

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the special expensing rules for certain film, television, and live theatrical productions.

September 25, 2017 Page

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt a trade or business that conducts marijuana sales in compliance with state law from the prohibition against allowing business-related tax credits or deductions for expenditures in connection with trafficking in controlled substances.

 

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow deductions and credits relating to expenditures in connection with marijuana sales conducted in compliance with State law.