Congressman Gaetz Propose the
“Reef Assassin Act” Targeting Lionfish
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz is taking aim at lionfish invading the waters along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts by introducing the Reef Assassin Act.
Admiral John M. Richardson, USN
Chief of Naval Operations
Dear Admiral Richardson:
Today, I voted in favor of The American Health Care Act — a bill that will make health insurance more accessible and more affordable for people across America.
Today, President Donald Trump ordered a bomb to be dropped on a dangerous ISIS tunnels and cave network in the Nangarhar province of northeastern Afghanistan. This location has been an ongoing source of terrorist activity, and is where Staff Sergeant Mark De Alencar was killed by ISIS fighters on Saturday, April 8th.
WASHINGTON – Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz and Democratic Congressman Darren Soto have joined forces in a bipartisan effort to make it easier for ill-patients and scientific and medical researchers to obtain marijuana.
WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, March 31, 2017, military training flights at Naval Air Station Pensacola were canceled due to pilots’ concerns about equipment malfunctions. Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-01) issued the following statement in response:
PENSACOLA, FL – Congressman Matt Gaetz will be hosting a full day of events in the Pensacola Beach and Pensacola area on April 20, 2017 for “Open Gaetz Day Pensacola”.
Congressman Matt Gaetz invites the community to join him for the annual Northwest Florida Congressional Art Competition and Show.
OPEN GAETZ DAY, April 12, 2017
Westville & Ponce de Leon
PONCE DE LEON, FL -- Throughout the year, Congressman Matt Gaetz will be visiting areas around the District for Open Gaetz Days (#OpenGaetz Days).
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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.
A new documentary set to debut in Pensacola later this month looks at the growing threat invasive lionfish pose to Florida's recreational fishing and seafood industries.
"Reef Assassin" explains how the colorful and venomous fish with lion-like manes of feathery fins have thrived in the waters off Florida since they were first dumped by aquarium collectors in the mid-1980s.
The House Armed Services Committee wants more information from the Navy as part of its ongoing investigation into problems with T-45 Goshawk training aircraft used by Pensacola Naval Air Station and Navy bases in Mississippi and Texas.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Relieved Republicans muscled their health care bill through the House Thursday, taking their biggest step toward dismantling the Obama health care overhaul since Donald Trump took office. They won passage only after overcoming their own divisions that nearly sank the measure six weeks ago.
The American Health Care Act — the Republican effort to repeal and replace much of former President Obama’s signature healthcare law — is one step closer to becoming law after approval by a sharply divided House of Representatives Thursday.
(WEAR) — The Navy stopped training on T-45 jets Wednesday.
The planes were grounded for a few days in April while they investigated problems with the pilot's oxygen system.
Rep. Matt Gaetz says moderate Republicans seeking more money for their districts are holding the vote on the latest health care bill from the White House.
Congressman Matt Gaetz visits Crestview High School on April 18, 2017.
Congressman Matt Gaetz visits Pine Forest High School on April 17, 2017. During his visit, he made strawberry crepes with a culinary class, visited a technology class, and held an education roundtable.
Congressman Gaetz shares his comments on President Trump's budget proposal during a budget committee hearing.