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Tuesday, Congressman Matt Gaetz became the lead sponsor of a bill that ends the tax-exempt status of professional sports leagues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JAY — Chumuckla Elementary School hosted a Constitution Day event where guests spoke to students about the importance of the United States Constitution.
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.
(WEAR) — Congressman Matt Gaetz is standing by his decision to not fund a bill that would give money to hurricane relief.
As Hurricane Irma approached Florida, he voted against a $15 billion package.
BONIFAY – A tentative agreement between the county and five municipalities concerning funds from the Local Option Gas Tax (LOGT) has been reached, pending the approval of the Holmes County Board of Commissioners, which is expected to be given when the board meets August 6.
(CNSNews.com) -- When asked if Congress had enough votes to pass a repeal of Obamacare, Rep. Matthew Gaetz (R-Fla.) said we should “call the bluffs” of Republicans who passed a repeal of Obamacare in 2016, but today say “now that we could actually get it done, I find myself wringing my hands, wetting the bed, and hiding under a table somewhere.”