Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Issues Survey

Issues Survey

1. The national statutory debt limit as determined by Congress is approximately $16.6 trillion.
The U.S. government will once again run out of borrowing authority on May 19, 2013. Which of the following do you support?




2. At the end of 2012, tax rates were allowed to increase on those making more than $400,000 per year. As we discuss additional tax policy going forward, please indicate what you support?





3. Do you support comprehensive tax reform that would lower rates for all, but also limit allowable deductions?




4. Medicare and Social Security are two large drivers of our national budget deficit. Do you support making small changes to the programs overtime to ensure their solvency for the long-term?




5. One proposal to reform Medicare and Social Security is the gradual increase over 10 years of the retirement age from 67 to 70 years of age. Would you support such a proposal?




6. Do you support comprehensive immigration reform that would allow a path to citizenship for individuals living in the U.S. illegally?




7. Do you support efforts to ban certain types of guns from import and sale in the U.S.?




8. Do you support increased local control in education funding and regulations?