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Matt Gaetz will be making his first stop as congressman next week in Milton to hear thoughts and concerns from his constituents.
"It's the inaugural 'Open Gaetz'," he said in between flights Monday afternoon. "There's many more to come."
“Gaetz said he understands the concern for clean water, but believes that can be alleviated with alternative water sources for people in the impacted areas.”
... "In today's budget environment, it makes sense to invest wisely," Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson told members of the House Armed Services Committee. "So BRAC would help us make smart investments to prepare for the future."
At the mention of BRAC, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, a member of the Armed Services Committee, immediately pricked up his ears. ...
Abolish the EPA
Republicans in the House of Representatives have introduced bills to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Education.
There have been reports that the Trump administration may look to make significant cuts to the EPA’s budget and staffing. But one Congressman is taking it a step further and wants to abolish the EPA. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) discussed the bill he is introducing to end the EPA.
“On the same day the Senate confirmed President Trump’s secretary of Education pick by a historically narrow margin, a House Republican introduced legislation to abolish the entire department Betsy DeVos will lead.”
“I am a conservationist at heart. I think that as a conservative every once in a while you should want to conserve something."
“In the run-up to U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz’s all-day visit to Northwest Florida on February 23, the Fort Walton Beach Republican has urged all with input to partake in the day’s organized events, even those critical of his recent performance on Capitol Hill.”
President Donald Trump has big changes in store for the Environmental Protection Agency — from slashing $800 million from its funding to cutting back on regulations. But one lawmaker wants to go a step further and abolish the agency altogether.On Feb. 3, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Florida, introduced a bill in the House that would terminate the EPA by the end of 2018.