PENSACOLA, FL: Congressman Matt Gaetz is proud to announce airports in Okaloosa County will receive federal grant money from the United States Department of Transportation totaling $354,408. The grant money will be used to update the master plans for both airports to reflect current and future development.
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Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017
Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 p.m. ET
Location: 2247 Rayburn
Who: National and district news media, including bloggers
ISIS has been driven from Mosul. This is a massive, long-awaited victory in the fight against ISIS.
FEE SIMPLE BILL PASSES COMMITTEE; MOVES CLOSER TO VOTE
PENSACOLA, FL: Congressman Matt Gaetz will honor, with special recognition, Petty Officer First Class Joseph Pellicano of Pace, Florida, for his heroic efforts that helped save the life of a 17-month-old.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard just announced that it will relocate two 210-foot medium endurance cutters to Pensacola, Fla., as their new homeport.
“Last evening at 10 p.m. Congressman Scalise and I were working to finalize details on extending the Federal red snapper season. I was shocked and saddened to learn he and members of staff and security detail were victims of a shooting. I am grateful for the heroic service of the Capitol Police and Alexandria Police Department.
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(CNSNews.com) -- When asked if Congress had enough votes to pass a repeal of Obamacare, Rep. Matthew Gaetz (R-Fla.) said we should “call the bluffs” of Republicans who passed a repeal of Obamacare in 2016, but today say “now that we could actually get it done, I find myself wringing my hands, wetting the bed, and hiding under a table somewhere.”
Arc of the Emerald Coast hosted its eighth annual Blueberry Bash June 24 and enjoyed a wonderfully successful day, with local entertainment, opportunities to take enjoy on site or take home tasty treats and fun with vendors, community leaders, games and races.
“The moratorium is essential for developing and sustaining the Air Force’s future combat capabilities.”
As the debate gets underway on whether to expand offshore drilling along the outer continental shelf (OCS), the Air Force Chief of Staff and Under Secretary of Defense have weighed in to oppose oil and gas exploration in the eastern Gulf of Mexico.
BRAC-Proofing NWFL With the military being more than half of his district’s economy, Congressman Matt Gaetz worked with the Department of Defense to shave off nearly $2 million of the cost of the land transfer involving OLF-8 in the Beulah. In June, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners voted to proceed with the swap.
A bill to allow private land ownership on Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach has the approval of a U.S. House committee.
The legislation by U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, was endorsed by the House Committee on Natural Resources earlier this month.
With his wife and young children by his side, a Whiting Field military police officer received a congressional commendation Monday for providing life-saving CPR to a toddler.
Petty Officer First Class Joseph Pellicano of Pace passed a serious car wreck on his way into work in January and stopped to help.
Congressman Matt Gaetz, a Republican from Florida, has put forward a resolution in the House of Represenatives calling for an end to Japan's annual whale hunt, which he describes as a "slaughter on the seas".
Japan's whaling fleet returned in March from a hunt in the Southern Ocean with a catch of 333 minke whales on board.
(WEAR) — The White House is dealing with another bombshell allegation. Sources say former FBI Director James Comey wrote a memo stating President Donald Trump asked him to drop the Russia investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.
PENSACOLA — The county commissions from each of the five counties in Florida’s First Congressional District — Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton and Holmes — have signed resolutions in support of U.S. Rep.
WASHINGTON — Matt Gaetz hadn’t even been sworn in to Congress on Jan. 3 and the Fort Walton Beach Republican was already rattling cages on Capitol Hill.
Destin Commons 7th Annual 'Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival.
Congressman Gaetz is serving as one of the BBQ judges.
"..we have Americans with compelling stories that need our assistance, that need us to be investing in infrastructure and economic growth and rising opportunity for everyone in this country.."
“Now in America we've got one in every four Americans on Medicaid. It’s totally unsustainable. States that have embraced Obamacare it's one out of every three that are on Medicaid. That means a hard working Americans have to pay for the whole cost of their own healthcare and then half of the cost of somebody else's.