Press Releases

June 1, 2020 Press Release
Gabriella Lanza of South Walton High School took first place this year with her submission, “Ocean Layer”

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) announced the winners of this year’s Congressional Art Competition during a virtual presentation online. Students from across the First Congressional District of Florida submitted artwork for the competition pertaining to the theme “Scenes of Northwest Florida.”

 

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June 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — On Monday, June 1st, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) will host the annual Congressional Art Competition online on his official Congressional Facebook and YouTube pages. The theme for the 2020 Congressional Art Competition is “Scenes of Northwest Florida.”

 

May 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today filed a complaint against the social network company Twitter, accusing the tech giant of interference in federal elections “by affixing a dubious “fact-check” link to certain statements of President Donald J. Trump,” and thus “making an in-kind contribution to his political opponents.”

 

May 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) penned a letter this week in support of the Navy’s Tactical Combat Training System II to Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, James Geurts.

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May 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, US Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement after the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation announced the NAS Pensacola shooter was linked to al Qaeda:

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May 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) yesterday called on Attorney General William Barr to ground all DJI drones owned and operated by U.S. government entities, local law enforcement, and state law enforcement, over national cybersecurity concerns that the drones may be providing data to the Chinese government.

 

May 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) this week filed the “PANDEMIC Act,” which mandates the deportation of all illegal aliens held in the United States when a national emergency related to a communicable disease is declared.

April 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) led a bicameral letter with 52 members of Congress to Senate and House leadership calling for an end to taxpayer funding of China’s dangerous Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) laboratory, which has been linked to the origin of the coronavirus outbreak.

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