More on Congressional Issues
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Matt Salmon (R-CA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will convene a hearing TODAY to examine U.S. foreign assistance priorities and strategy in the Western Hemisphere. The hearing entitled, “Advancing U.S. Interests in the Western Hemisphere: The FY 2015 Foreign Affairs Budget” will begin at 2 p.m.
Washington, D.C.—Last night, at a town hall meeting in Mesa, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced to over 200 East Valley residents his latest legislative initiative to highlight and cut wasteful and duplicative programs in every area of government.
Salmon released the following video message and statement introducing his latest initiative to restore fiscal responsibility to government:
Our nation is drowning in debt – $17.4 trillion dollars of it…Yet, our nation’s leaders continue to approve wasteful spending without a blink, and continue to spend your tax dollars in the most imprudent ways. Enough is enough. We must have the courage to start cutting spending somewhere.
Washington, D.C.--Reps. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), David Schweikert (AZ-06) and Sen. Jeff Flake (AZ) will host an informational session on Saturday, March 29, 2014 for Arizona high school students interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies.
High school students and their families can learn about the scholarship opportunities available through the U.S. Military Academy at West Point (USMA), the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA).
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement on the President’s newly released FY 2015 Budget Proposal:
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding his perfect scores from Club for Growth and FreedomWorks on his 113th Congress voting record.
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement on the House vote to raise the debt limit:
“Today, for the third time in just over a year, Congress voted to raise the borrowing authority of the federal government while doing nothing to address the underlying problems: that we spend too much.
“Once again, I could not in good conscience support raising our debt limit without first enacting real reforms that put us on a path to fiscal sustainability and less borrowing.
Washington—Today, Chairman Matt Salmon (AZ-05) of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs released the following statement on the majority staff committee report on the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks at the U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya:
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement upon the introduction of the SNAP Verify Act of 2014 that would amend the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) :
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding his service academy nominations:
“As the U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona, I have the most gratifying privilege and responsibility of nominating a limited number of the finest young men and women in my district to the various service academies. It is with great joy that I announce this year’s nominees. I wish them the best in their educational endeavors and thank them for their desire to serve our country.”