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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida

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September 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the House Judiciary Committee reported the Medical Cannabis Research Act favorably, sending it to the House floor for a vote.

September 4, 2018 Press Release

 

PENSACOLA, FL – Congressman Matt Gaetz is excited to announce that he will be hosting the 2018 Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a competition for students in middle and high school. The CAC encourages students to learn to code, through an annual district-wide competition.

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August 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today in response to President Trump’s announcement that he will reimpose the sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):

July 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement applauding the House of Representatives for passing the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report. During the development of this legislation in the House, Rep.

July 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) asked questions of tech company executives during the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing “Facebook, Google and Twitter: Examining the Content Filtering Practices of Social Media Giants” earlier today. During the hearing, Rep.

July 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) attended the House Judiciary Committee and the Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s (OGR) Joint Hearing on “Oversight of FBI and DOJ Actions Surrounding the 2016 Election: Testimony by FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok.”

July 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday unanimously passed Congressman Matt Gaetz’s (FL-01) “Reef Assassin Act” amendment to H.R. 200, the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act. The amendment will encourage the elimination of lionfish from our waters.

July 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement applauding the six-month anniversary since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 22, 2017. Over the past six months, the proven successes of tax reform have been enormous and continue to be a win for the American people.

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In The News

March 21, 2018 In The News

               Gaetz, Dunn host Service Academy Day events

Each Congressional district has residents who desire an appointment to military academies. Those districts with a significant military presence tend to attract even more interest.

March 21, 2018 In The News

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise joined 13 House Republicans in calling for a special second counsel to investigate to investigate the Justice Department and FBI.

March 7, 2018 In The News

Two powerful House Republicans are pressuring Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appoint a prosecutor to investigate the FBI's 2016 decision to spy on Carter Page, a former campaign aide to President Donald Trump.

March 7, 2018 In The News

Congressional Republicans are renewing calls for a second special counsel this week, with some suggesting the move may become “unavoidable,” amid new revelations related to the end of the Hillary Clinton email probe and the beginning of the investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign associates during the 2016 presidential election.

March 7, 2018 In The News

Last week, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., showcased the “Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act.”

March 2, 2018 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., wrote a letter to House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff imploring the California Democrat to join him in co-sponsoring a very familiar bill.

March 2, 2018 In The News

Thirteen members of the House of Representatives sent a scathing letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week, demanding he appoint a second special counsel to investigate the Department of Justice’s handling of the ‘Russia Dossier’ in obtaining FISA warrants against the Trump campaign.

March 2, 2018 In The News

A Gulf Breeze High senior has been selected for an appointment to The United States Military Academy Westpoint.

Matthew Hawkins, 17, received a nomination from Congressman Matt Gaetz in January and made it through the final selection process to receive a coveted spot in the academy.

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February 16, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress — Reps. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, and Neal Dunn, R-Panama City, and Sens. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla. — voted on major issues in the week ending Feb. 9.
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February 16, 2018 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz is working on a bill to loosen federal restrictions on medical marijuana research and end the Department of Veterans Affairs' long-standing "gag rule" on alerting veterans about medical marijuana research trials near them.
 

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August 24, 2018 Photo Gallery

August 23, 2018

DeFuniak Springs, FL

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April 23, 2018 Photo Gallery

On Friday, April 20, 2018, Congressman Gaetz hosted a series of events through Cantonment, Molino and surrounding areas for "Open Gaetz Day".

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