More on Congressional Issues
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced that he is sending a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder calling on him to appoint a Special Counsel to fully and independently investigate the IRS targeting of the Administration’s political opponents and to prosecute to the fullest any perpetrators found guilty of abusing their government roles. Rep. Salmon released the following statement regarding his letter to Attorney General Holder:
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) introduced H.R. 1847, a bill designed to increase protections for electronic communications, including personal emails, of U.S. citizens. Salmon’s latest bill addresses the privacy concerns raised from the recent position by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that the Fourth Amendment does not protect the privacy of personal emails because internet users do not “have a reasonable expectation of privacy in such communications.” Salmon offered the following statement regarding his bill:
America is a nation of immigrants.
In our relatively short history, millions have left their homelands and traveled great distances to be a part of a grand experiment called America. Today, we are a melting pot of traditions, cultures and ethnicities – all united by a shared belief in the freedom and opportunity that we call the American Dream.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement to mark the National Day of Prayer.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Matt Salmon (AZ-05) introduced his second piece of legislation of the 113th Congress. Salmon's latest bill proposes language for a Constitutional amendment that would impose universal term limits on both houses of Congress. Salmon was first elected to Congress in 1994 and served through 2000 when he stepped down to honor his three term pledge to his constituents. Congressman Salmon released the following statement regarding his bill:
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Matt Salmon (AZ-05) introduced his first piece of legislation in the 113th Congress. Salmon released the following statement regarding H.R. 1404, The Medicaid Expansion Repeal and State Flexibility Act:
“Today, I’m honoring my pledge to fight with everything I have to eliminate Obamacare before it causes more damage to our economy.
“My first step in this fight addresses Medicaid expansion at the federal level.
Reps. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), David Schweikert (AZ-06), and Sen. Jeff Flake (AZ) will host an information session for Arizona high school students who are interested in attending United States Service Academies. They released the following details today:
This event is designed to educate high school students and their families about the educational opportunities available through the U.S. Military Academy (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 regarding the launching of his District Issue Advisory Committees:
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced he will join other top national conservative leaders in speaking at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held this week in Washington, D.C. Salmon is slated to speak on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:15 AM ET. Salmon released the following statement regarding his upcoming speech at CPAC:
If there's anything I have learned since returning to Congress, it's that talk is still cheap, progress is still slow, and our liberties continue to erode every day.