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June 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act:

June 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) issued the following statement today after voting in favor of H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act, which was defeated in the House by a vote of 193–231:

June 18, 2018 Press Release

PENSACOLA, FL – On Monday, June 18, 2018, Congressman Matt Gaetz hosted a roundtable discussion with several industries in the field of technology, government and community leaders to cultivate ideas for Pensacola to become a "smart city" serving as a hub for 5G Beta testing.  This venture is the beginning in a series of discussions to kickstart Northwest Florida's evolution to emerge as a lead

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June 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 5327, the Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act, sponsored by Rep. Brett Guthrie (KY-02):

June 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement prior to attending the posthumous promotion ceremony of Air Force Colonel George “Bud” Day to the rank of Brigadier General. The ceremony honoring Colonel Day will commence later this evening at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.

June 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement in response to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s dismissal of President Donald Trump’s ongoing assertions that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) acted with impropriety when it used spies to monitor and surveil members of Trump’s campaign staff in 2016.

June 5, 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 “DECISIVE,” a 210-foot Medium Endurance Cutter, to its new homeport of Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida’s First Congressional District.

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September 18, 2017 In The News

Congressman Matt Gaetz is standing by his decision to not fund a bill that would give money to hurricane relief.

As Hurricane Irma approached Florida, he voted against a $15 billion package.

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July 27, 2017 In The News

BONIFAY – A tentative agreement between the county and five municipalities concerning funds from the Local Option Gas Tax (LOGT) has been reached, pending the approval of the Holmes County Board of Commissioners, which is expected to be given when the board meets August 6.

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July 17, 2017 In The News

(CNSNews.com) -- When asked if Congress had enough votes to pass a repeal of Obamacare, Rep. Matthew Gaetz (R-Fla.) said we should “call the bluffs” of Republicans who passed a repeal of Obamacare in 2016, but today say “now that we could actually get it done, I find myself wringing my hands, wetting the bed, and hiding under a table somewhere.”

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July 13, 2017 In The News

Arc of the Emerald Coast hosted its eighth annual Blueberry Bash June 24 and enjoyed a wonderfully successful day, with local entertainment, opportunities to take enjoy on site or take home tasty treats and fun with vendors, community leaders, games and races.

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July 13, 2017 In The News

“The moratorium is essential for developing and sustaining the Air Force’s future combat capabilities.”

As the debate gets underway on whether to expand offshore drilling along the outer continental shelf (OCS), the Air Force Chief of Staff and Under Secretary of Defense have weighed in to oppose oil and gas exploration in the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

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July 13, 2017 In The News

BRAC-Proofing NWFL With the military being more than half of his district’s economy, Congressman Matt Gaetz worked with the Department of Defense to shave off nearly $2 million of the cost of the land transfer involving OLF-8 in the Beulah. In June, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners voted to proceed with the swap.

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June 29, 2017 In The News

A bill to allow private land ownership on Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach has the approval of a U.S. House committee. 

The legislation by U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, was endorsed by the House Committee on Natural Resources earlier this month. 

June 20, 2017 In The News

With his wife and young children by his side, a Whiting Field military police officer received a congressional commendation Monday for providing life-saving CPR to a toddler.

Petty Officer First Class Joseph Pellicano of Pace passed a serious car wreck on his way into work in January and stopped to help. 

May 18, 2017 In The News

Congressman Matt Gaetz, a Republican from Florida, has put forward a resolution in the House of Represenatives calling for an end to Japan's annual whale hunt, which he describes as a "slaughter on the seas".

Japan's whaling fleet returned in March from a hunt in the Southern Ocean with a catch of 333 minke whales on board.

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May 18, 2017 In The News

The White House is dealing with another bombshell allegation. Sources say former FBI Director James Comey wrote a memo stating President Donald Trump asked him to drop the Russia investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

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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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Videos

April 15, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Dan Bongino to discuss the dems shooting down a bill that would've expanded college tuition for Gold Star Families.

April 11, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Tucker Carlson to introudce his newest resolution, the PENCIL Act.

April 10, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Lou Dobbs to discuss the immigration crisis and the ongoing problems with China.

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