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July 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday unanimously passed Congressman Matt Gaetz’s (FL-01) “Reef Assassin Act” amendment to H.R. 200, the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act. The amendment will encourage the elimination of lionfish from our waters.

July 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement applauding the six-month anniversary since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 22, 2017. Over the past six months, the proven successes of tax reform have been enormous and continue to be a win for the American people.

July 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today applauding President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court:

July 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to the arrival of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter “DAUNTLESS,” a 210' Medium Endurance Cutter, to its new homeport of Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida’s First Congressional District.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today attended the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on “Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions Surrounding the 2016 Election,” where he demanded answers from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Rep.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018, which was defeated in the House by a vote of 121-301:

June 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement applauding the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to uphold President Donald Trump's travel restriction:

June 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to the final passage of H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, in the U.S. House of Representatives last night:

June 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement applauding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approving the first prescription drug derived from the cannabis plant, as a treatment for specific forms of epilepsy. 

June 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today after voting for the House Budget Committee’s FY19 budget resolution, which was referred favorably to the House by a vote of 21–13:

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In The News

October 6, 2017 In The News

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., named a freshman congressman from Florida to his new group working on the debt ceiling. 

September 28, 2017 In The News

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) — The City of Pensacola is appeaing a federal judge's order to take down the historic Bayview Cross. The 76-year-old landmark was deemed 'offensive' by four people who filed a lawsuit in 2016.

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September 27, 2017 In The News

Rep. Matt Gaetz is calling on Congress to end the tax-exempt status of the NFL's business office in the wake of controversy over players and team owners kneeling during the national anthem.

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September 27, 2017 In The News

Tuesday, Congressman Matt Gaetz became the lead sponsor of a bill that ends the tax-exempt status of professional sports leagues.

 

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September 27, 2017 In The News

Some Republican lawmakers in red states and Congress are talking about a costly penalty for the wave of civil rights protests by NFL players — slashing tax breaks for sports franchises that once enjoyed bipartisan support.

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September 27, 2017 In The News

On “Pensacola Speaks” yesterday, Congressman Matt Gaetz said the priority for Congress is tax reform.

“This week, the key thrust of our effort will be on tax reform,” said Gaetz.

He is looking to bring down the corporate tax rate so the offshore American dollars will flow back into our economy.

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September 20, 2017 In The News

Pensacola, Fla. (WEAR) - People across the country including those in Northwest Florida followed President Trump's United Nations speech closely.

Florida's 1st Congressional District Representative Matt Gaetz was very impressed by the speech.

September 20, 2017 In The News

Despite pressure from the right wing for Paul Ryan’s ouster, Congressman Matt Gaetz told Inweekly that he supports the Speaker of the House.

“Paul Ryan might be the smartest member of Congress. He’s a very detailed guy. He’s a very policy oriented guy and for all of the criticism of Paul Ryan, much of it is quite unfair,” said Gaetz.

September 18, 2017 In The News

JAY — Chumuckla Elementary School hosted a Constitution Day event where guests spoke to students about the importance of the United States Constitution.

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September 18, 2017 In The News

Congressman Matt Gaetz was in Northwest Florida speaking at Chumuckla Elementary School for Constitution Day.

Afterwards, he weighed in on the fine money from the BP oil spill.

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Photo Galleries

August 31, 2017 Photo Gallery

August 30, 2017

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Hosted by Congressman Matt Gaetz
Special Guest Speakers: Congressman Neal Dunn, State Representative Loranne Ausley, Dean Cheng of The Heritage Foundation, Dean Minardi of Bing Energy, Derek Scissors of American Enterprise Institute.

August 29, 2017 Photo Gallery

Pea Ridge Elementary

August 29, 2017

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August 28, 2017 Photo Gallery

August 26, 2017

Love Thy Neighbor event in Milton.

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Videos

April 23, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Neil Cavuto on Fox Business to talk about the details of the Mueller Report.

April 18, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz and Biggs appear on Lou Dobbs to discuss their experience at the Arizona/Mexico border.

April 15, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Judge Jeanine to discuss the Dems' attempts to discredit AG Bill Barr.

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