Press Releases

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Several members of the Florida delegation joined in opposition against Democrats’ blatant political efforts to combine needed disaster funding with the government shutdown. Congressmen Matt Gaetz (FL-01), Neal Dunn (FL-02), Ted Yoho (FL-03), John Rutherford (FL-04), Michael Waltz (FL-06), Daniel Webster (FL-11), Gus Bilirakis (Fl-12), Ross Spano (FL-15), Vern

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today introduced the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2019. The bipartisan legislation unlocks the potential to research the cures offered by medical cannabis, which could prove beneficial to veterans, the chronically ill, and the elderly.

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January 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today in response to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ announcement to suspend Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel and Okaloosa County Superintendent Mary Beth Jackson.

January 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement after attending the Cybersecurity Centers of Academic Excellence Grant Showcase featuring University of West Florida (UWF) on Capitol Hill earlier today:

January 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today, following Governor Ron DeSantis’ appointment of Barbara Tekoa to Florida’s Supreme Court.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate confirming Larry Keefe, an attorney from Shalimar, as the next U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. The Senate confirmed the appointment on Wednesday night in an executive session.

December 22, 2018 Press Release

The Senate’s refusal to pass a funding bill with border security funds make it look more and more like we are heading for a shutdown.

December 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, by a vote of 358-36, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S.

December 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — By a vote of 217–185, the House tonight passed H.R. 695, a funding bill that prevents a partial government shutdown and offers extensive relief to communities impacted by hurricanes. Most significantly, it provides $5 billion in funding for a border wall — the complete amount requested by President Trump. 

December 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, by a vote of 358-36, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S.

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