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May 15, 2017 In The News

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.

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May 15, 2017 In The News

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.

May 10, 2017 In The News

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.

May 10, 2017 In The News

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.

May 5, 2017 In The News

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.

May 5, 2017 In The News

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.

May 4, 2017 In The News

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.

May 2, 2017 In The News

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.

May 2, 2017 In The News

The Pentagon says maintaining the current moratorium on oil and gas activities in the Gulf of Mexico beyond 2022 is “essential for developing and sustaining our nation's future combat capabilities," according to a letter sent to U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach.

 

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May 1, 2017 In The News

“Where I am very concerned, is in the military testing and military readiness that goes on in northwest Florida,” said Congressman Matt Gaetz – whose First District includes Naval Air Stations Pensacola and Whiting Field and Eglin Air Force Base.

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