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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida

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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