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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.

September 20, 2017 In The News

Despite pressure from the right wing for Paul Ryan’s ouster, Congressman Matt Gaetz told Inweekly that he supports the Speaker of the House.

“Paul Ryan might be the smartest member of Congress. He’s a very detailed guy. He’s a very policy oriented guy and for all of the criticism of Paul Ryan, much of it is quite unfair,” said Gaetz.

September 18, 2017 In The News

JAY — Chumuckla Elementary School hosted a Constitution Day event where guests spoke to students about the importance of the United States Constitution.

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September 18, 2017 In The News

Congressman Matt Gaetz was in Northwest Florida speaking at Chumuckla Elementary School for Constitution Day.

Afterwards, he weighed in on the fine money from the BP oil spill.

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