Press Releases

May 19, 2017 Press Release


Congressman Gaetz Proposes the
“Reef Assassin Act” Targeting Lionfish


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz is taking aim at lionfish invading the waters along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts by introducing the Reef Assassin Act.

May 8, 2017 Press Release

Admiral John M. Richardson, USN
Chief of Naval Operations

Dear Admiral Richardson:

May 4, 2017 Press Release
The American Health Care Act

Today, I voted in favor of The American Health Care Act — a bill that will make health insurance more accessible and more affordable for people across America.

April 13, 2017 Press Release


Today, President Donald Trump ordered a bomb to be dropped on a dangerous ISIS tunnels and cave network in the Nangarhar province of northeastern Afghanistan. This location has been an ongoing source of terrorist activity, and is where Staff Sergeant Mark De Alencar was killed by ISIS fighters on Saturday, April 8th.

April 6, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON – Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz and Democratic Congressman Darren Soto have joined forces in a bipartisan effort to make it easier for ill-patients and scientific and medical researchers to obtain marijuana.

April 5, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, March 31, 2017, military training flights at Naval Air Station Pensacola were canceled due to pilots’ concerns about equipment malfunctions. Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-01) issued the following statement in response:

April 5, 2017 Press Release


PENSACOLA, FL – Congressman Matt Gaetz will be hosting a full day of events in the Pensacola Beach and Pensacola area on April 20, 2017 for “Open Gaetz Day Pensacola”.

March 31, 2017 Press Release
April 21, 2017


Congressman Matt Gaetz invites the community to join him for the annual Northwest Florida Congressional Art Competition and Show.

March 31, 2017 Press Release

OPEN GAETZ DAY, April 12, 2017
Westville & Ponce de Leon

PONCE DE LEON, FL -- Throughout the year, Congressman Matt Gaetz will be visiting areas around the District for Open Gaetz Days (#OpenGaetz Days). 

March 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Gaetz Statement on AHCA