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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 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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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. 

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Photo Galleries

July 5, 2017 Photo Gallery

Milton 4th of July Celebration

July 5, 2017 Photo Gallery

Destin Commons 7th Annual 'Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival. 
Congressman Gaetz is serving as one of the BBQ judges. 

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Videos

May 31, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Ed Henry to discuss the Dems and their manufactured "constitutional crisis".

May 31, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Dan Bongino to discuss President Trump's move to allow AG Barr to declassify key FISA documents.

May 22, 2019 Video

Congressman Gaetz joins Martha MacCallum to talk about the Dems' never-ending attempt to impeach President Trump.

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