Press Releases

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) applauded the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), as well as the leadership demonstrated by the City of Pensacola and the Board of Triumph Gulf Coast, for awarding a $12.25 million grant to the First Congressional District of Florida.

July 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) attended a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, where he revealed Democrats’ changing positions on the humanitarian crisis at America’s southern border.

July 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) applauded President Donald Trump’s decisive commitment to advance environmental protection and safeguard a high quality of life for all Americans:

 

July 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz released the following statement on the Navy's favorable Environmental Impact Study recommending new training aircraft at Whiting Field:

June 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz released the following statement after voting “yes” on H.R. 3401, the “Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressmen Matt Gaetz (FL-01) and Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement today after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer came to an agreement for the Senate to vote on Friday, June 28th, on the Udall-Kaine-Paul-Lee amendment to prevent an unauthorized war against Iran. 

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressmen Matt Gaetz (FL-01) and Ro Khanna (CA-17), along with 16 original cosponsors, introduced an amendment to the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to prevent federal funds from being used for any military force against Iran without congressional authorization.

June 11, 2019 Press Release

Join Governor Ron DeSantis and Congressman Matt Gaetz for a major announcement for Florida.

The event is open to the public and will take place at 10 AM CT at The Okaloosa Board of County Commission Chambers, 1250 N. Eglin Parkway, Suite 100, Shalimar, FL 32579

 

May 23, 2019 Press Release
DeSantis signs bill to ban sanctuary cities

DeSantis signs bill to ban sanctuary cities (via Northwest Florida Daily News)

SHALIMAR — Gov. Ron DeSantis called the sanctuary cities bill he came to Okaloosa County to sign Friday a “very simple” document written to ensure that federal officials know Floridians stand behind them in their effort to deport illegal immigrant lawbreakers.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) delivered a major foreign policy speech at the “Uniting for a Better Foreign Policy Luncheon.” As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and a close ally of President Donald Trump, Congressman Gaetz is well-positioned to influence American foreign policy.

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