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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.

December 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today attended the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on “Transparency & Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use, and Filtering Practices.” During the hearing, Rep. Gaetz pressed Sundar Pichai, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Google, about potential bias of Google employees. Rep.

November 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. —  U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today in response to the election fraud in Broward County, Florida:

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In The News

March 7, 2018 In The News

Congressional Republicans are renewing calls for a second special counsel this week, with some suggesting the move may become “unavoidable,” amid new revelations related to the end of the Hillary Clinton email probe and the beginning of the investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign associates during the 2016 presidential election.

March 7, 2018 In The News

Last week, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., showcased the “Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act.”

March 2, 2018 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., wrote a letter to House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff imploring the California Democrat to join him in co-sponsoring a very familiar bill.

March 2, 2018 In The News

Thirteen members of the House of Representatives sent a scathing letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week, demanding he appoint a second special counsel to investigate the Department of Justice’s handling of the ‘Russia Dossier’ in obtaining FISA warrants against the Trump campaign.

March 2, 2018 In The News

A Gulf Breeze High senior has been selected for an appointment to The United States Military Academy Westpoint.

Matthew Hawkins, 17, received a nomination from Congressman Matt Gaetz in January and made it through the final selection process to receive a coveted spot in the academy.

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February 16, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress — Reps. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, and Neal Dunn, R-Panama City, and Sens. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla. — voted on major issues in the week ending Feb. 9.
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February 16, 2018 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz is working on a bill to loosen federal restrictions on medical marijuana research and end the Department of Veterans Affairs' long-standing "gag rule" on alerting veterans about medical marijuana research trials near them.
 
February 16, 2018 In The News
During a heated debate in the House Judiciary Committee last October, Chairman Bob Goodlatte agreed to work with Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., to make medical marijuana research easier. Four months later, it seems like the chairman has delivered.
 
February 9, 2018 In The News

The new information revealed by the Senate Homeland Security Committee about the FBI's alleged mishandling of the Hillary Clinton e-mail case -- including the FBI text "POTUS wants to know everything we're doing" -- raises "alarming questions about the extent of President Obama's involvement with FBI investigations," said House Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) in a Feb. 7 statement. 

February 9, 2018 In The News

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) argued Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, should step aside from his committee’s investigation of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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January 25, 2018

Milton, Florida 

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November 27, 2017

Navarre, Florida

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November 20, 2017 Photo Gallery
November 18, 2017 University of West Florida 1st Place- John Chamblee, Tate High School 2nd Place- Cody Morton and Dakota Waters, Crestview High School 3rd Place- Jesse Hoskins, Navarre High School
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