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July 13, 2020 Video

I am proud that President Trump has substantially increased enforcement of our laws and prosecutions of vandals who are desecrating statues and monuments. America is worth defending.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) announced The Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the U.S. Department of the Treasury plans to award a $1,233,566.00 Direct Component grant to Okaloosa County, Florida, for the Snorkel and Dive Reef construction project. The grant is funded under the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). 


June 16, 2020 In The News
June 16, 2020 Video

Governor DeSantis is going on offense against COVID-19 and going into under-served areas to address the crisis.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) announced the winners of this year’s Congressional Art Competition during a virtual presentation online. Students from across the First Congressional District of Florida submitted artwork for the competition pertaining to the theme “Scenes of Northwest Florida.”