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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

November 21, 2017 In The News

Creative teenagers with a passion for STEM and cybersecurity ascended on the University of West Florida campus on Saturday for the Congressional App Challenge. with a Tate High School student walking away as the winner.

October 26, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Matt Gaetz was the lone Florida Republican to vote against the budget that is a set-up for a $1.5 trillion tax cut package.

Not that Gaetz is against cutting taxes. He has derided the lack of details.

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October 26, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Although the National Football League no longer claims tax exemptions, one United States Congressman has drafted a bill to prohibit sports associations from being able to classify as nonprofit organizations.

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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.

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August 26, 2017

Love Thy Neighbor event in Milton.

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August 28, 2017 Photo Gallery

August 28, 2017

Doolitle Institute, Fort Walton Beach

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August 24, 2017 Photo Gallery

August 22, 2017

South Walton & Freeport

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