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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida

Press Releases

July 13, 2017 Press Release

PENSACOLA, FL: Congressman Matt Gaetz is proud to announce airports in Okaloosa County will receive federal grant money from the United States Department of Transportation totaling $354,408. The grant money will be used to update the master plans for both airports to reflect current and future development.

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Don’t miss this special opportunity to get the scoop from the House’s champions of conservatism

Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017
Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 p.m. ET
Location: 2247 Rayburn   
Who: National and district news media, including bloggers

July 10, 2017 Press Release
ISIS has been driven from Mosul.

ISIS has been driven from Mosul. This is a massive, long-awaited victory in the fight against ISIS.

June 27, 2017 Press Release
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June 16, 2017 Press Release
June 19, 2017 | Ernie Lee Magaha Government Building | 3:30pm


PENSACOLA, FL: Congressman Matt Gaetz will honor, with special recognition, Petty Officer First Class Joseph Pellicano of Pace, Florida, for his heroic efforts that helped save the life of a 17-month-old. 

June 16, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard just announced that it will relocate two 210-foot medium endurance cutters to Pensacola, Fla., as their new homeport.

June 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Gaetz Statement on Shooting at GOP Baseball Practice Wednesday

“Last evening at 10 p.m. Congressman Scalise and I were working to finalize details on extending the Federal red snapper season. I was shocked and saddened to learn he and members of staff and security detail were victims of a shooting. I am grateful for the heroic service of the Capitol Police and Alexandria Police Department.