Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Congressional Issues

 

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Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after the House voted to approve H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act.

“Today, the House voted on a bill to fund our Department of Homeland Security.  In doing so, it also voted to fund an unconstitutional action: the President’s edicts on immigration.  My constituents have called, they have visited, and they have written letters all asking and urging me to take action.  I’ve been doing just that.

Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve one week of short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security.

Feb 25, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Matt Salmon’s Question to Secretary of State John Kerry About the U.S. Policy of Negotiating with Terrorists
As Prepared for Delivery

House Committee on Foreign Affairs
“Advancing U.S. Interests in a Troubled World: The FY 2016 Foreign Affairs Budget”
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

“Mr. Secretary, I want to ask you about the U.S. hostage policy.

Feb 24, 2015 Letter

Click here to download the full letter and view all signatories

The Honorable John Boehner
Speaker
U.S. House of Representatives
H-232, The Capitol
Washington, DC 20515

The Honorable Kevin McCarthy
Majority Leader
U.S. House of Representatives
H-107, The Capitol
Washington, DC 20515

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement on the latest developments to fund the Department of Homeland Security.

“The American people are crying out against the unlawful actions of the President.  In response, the House has worked the will of the people by defunding these actions while fully funding the Department of Homeland Security.  Unfortunately, in a confounding show of dysfunction, Senate Democrats refuse to even allow consideration of that bill.

Feb 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement on U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen's decision blocking President Obama’s unconstitutional, unilateral amnesty program.

Feb 13, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement upon introduction of the State Sovereignty in Voting Act, a bill that would ensure that the several states ultimately decide for themselves whether to require documents above and beyond the federal standard to determine citizenship for voting registration.

Feb 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today addressed the administration’s callous disregard for the law and the effects these policies are having on law-abiding citizens in the below Dear Colleague.  After distributing the letter to all members of Congress, Rep. Salmon released the following statement:

“The fruit of this administration’s unconstitutional actions were on full display two weeks ago, when a law-abiding 21-year old store clerk was senselessly murdered by a convicted criminal who was in our nation illegally.

Jan 30, 2015 Blog

This past week I held my first Tele-town Hall.  Making sure I fully understand my constituents’ views is the most important part of my job. I wanted to address some concerns and make sure I understood your positions on the issues before Congress.

Jan 26, 2015 Press Release

House Freedom Caucus

Washington, DC Members of the House Republican Conference have formed the House Freedom Caucus (HFC) to advance an agenda of limited, constitutional government in Congress. The HFC has adopted the following mission statement: