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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida

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November 17, 2017 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The comprehensive tax reform bill, which passed the House 227-205, is the first large-scale overhaul of the tax code since 1986.

November 15, 2017 Press Release


Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report on Tuesday. The report, which passed 356–70, included Rep. Gaetz’s initiative for a $30 million increase in funding to military test ranges, including the Gulf Test Range.

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November 13, 2017 Press Release

Reps. Jordan and Gaetz: Special counsel needed as questions mount on Clinton, Comey, Russian Dossier and more”
OUTLET: Fox News

November 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressmen Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) introduced the Warrior Act, bipartisan legislation helping veterans attend Military Adaptive Sports Programs (MASP). These sports events, developed by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), enhance the recovery and rehabilitation of wounded warriors.

November 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL), member of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced a resolution today calling for the resignation of Robert Mueller, former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, from his position as Special Counsel. 

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.

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October 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-1) yesterday introduced a resolution, H.Res.570, reaffirming the deep historical connection between the Jewish people and the city of Jerusalem.

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In The News

November 21, 2017 In The News

Creative teenagers with a passion for STEM and cybersecurity ascended on the University of West Florida campus on Saturday for the Congressional App Challenge. with a Tate High School student walking away as the winner.

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.

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October 26, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Although the National Football League no longer claims tax exemptions, one United States Congressman has drafted a bill to prohibit sports associations from being able to classify as nonprofit organizations.

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October 6, 2017 In The News

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., named a freshman congressman from Florida to his new group working on the debt ceiling. 

September 28, 2017 In The News

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) — The City of Pensacola is appeaing a federal judge's order to take down the historic Bayview Cross. The 76-year-old landmark was deemed 'offensive' by four people who filed a lawsuit in 2016.

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September 27, 2017 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz is calling on Congress to end the tax-exempt status of the NFL's business office in the wake of controversy over players and team owners kneeling during the national anthem.

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September 27, 2017 In The News

Tuesday, Congressman Matt Gaetz became the lead sponsor of a bill that ends the tax-exempt status of professional sports leagues.

 

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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.

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September 27, 2017 In The News

On “Pensacola Speaks” yesterday, Congressman Matt Gaetz said the priority for Congress is tax reform.

“This week, the key thrust of our effort will be on tax reform,” said Gaetz.

He is looking to bring down the corporate tax rate so the offshore American dollars will flow back into our economy.

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September 20, 2017 In The News

Pensacola, Fla. (WEAR) - People across the country including those in Northwest Florida followed President Trump's United Nations speech closely.

Florida's 1st Congressional District Representative Matt Gaetz was very impressed by the speech.

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Photo Galleries

November 20, 2017 Photo Gallery
November 18, 2017 University of West Florida 1st Place- John Chamblee, Tate High School 2nd Place- Cody Morton and Dakota Waters, Crestview High School 3rd Place- Jesse Hoskins, Navarre High School
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September 15, 2017 Photo Gallery

Chumuckla Elementary hosted a Constitution Day program and Congressman Matt Gaetz, along with his Deputy Director of Military Affairs, Retired U.S. Airforce Captain, Nathan Nelson spoke to the student body, teachers, parents and staff.

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August 31, 2017 Photo Gallery

August 30, 2017

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Hosted by Congressman Matt Gaetz
Special Guest Speakers: Congressman Neal Dunn, State Representative Loranne Ausley, Dean Cheng of The Heritage Foundation, Dean Minardi of Bing Energy, Derek Scissors of American Enterprise Institute.

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Videos

November 21, 2017 Video

On November 18, 2017, The University of West Florida held the 2017 Congressional App Challenge hosted by Congressman Matt Gaetz. 1st Place- John Chamblee, Tate High School 2nd Place- Cody Morton and Dakota Waters, Crestview High School 3rd Place- Jesse Hoskins, Navarre High School

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