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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida

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June 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today after voting for the House Budget Committee’s FY19 budget resolution, which was referred favorably to the House by a vote of 21–13:

June 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today after voting in favor of H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act, which was defeated in the House by a vote of 193–231:

June 18, 2018 Press Release

PENSACOLA, FL – On Monday, June 18, 2018, Congressman Matt Gaetz hosted a roundtable discussion with several industries in the field of technology, government and community leaders to cultivate ideas for Pensacola to become a "smart city" serving as a hub for 5G Beta testing.  This venture is the beginning in a series of discussions to kickstart Northwest Florida's evolution to emerge as a lead

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June 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 5327, the Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act, sponsored by Rep. Brett Guthrie (KY-02):

June 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement prior to attending the posthumous promotion ceremony of Air Force Colonel George “Bud” Day to the rank of Brigadier General. The ceremony honoring Colonel Day will commence later this evening at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s dismissal of President Donald Trump’s ongoing assertions that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) acted with impropriety when it used spies to monitor and surveil members of Trump’s campaign staff in 2016.

June 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to the arrival of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter “DECISIVE,” a 210-foot Medium Endurance Cutter, to its new homeport of Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida’s First Congressional District.

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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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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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