Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Congressional Issues

 

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More on Congressional Issues

Sep 30, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will convene a hearing TOMORROW to examine the plight of U.S. Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi.  The hearing is entitled, “Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi: Our Marine in Mexican Custody” and will begin at 10 am ET.

Sep 26, 2014 Letter

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The Honorable Jeh Johnson
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Washington, D.C. 20528

Dear Secretary Johnson,

Sep 25, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the below statement following the news that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will resign.

Sep 19, 2014 Blog

This week, we celebrated the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.  In honor of the document that sets out the bounds of the federal government, I had a special Constitution Week chat with Skyline High School’s “We the People” class and released a special video to commemorate the day.

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today announced a new bill that would encourage local communities to spend Community Development Block Grant awards responsibly while assisting the federal government with reining in our out-of-control debt.

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement addressing the Continuing Resolution, H.J. Res. 124, that passed the House of Representatives earlier today.

Sep 12, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and U.S. Rep.

Sep 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following statement to commemorate the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States.

Jul 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) introduced H.R. 5053, the Expedited Family Reunification Act, which will help the thousands of Unaccompanied Alien Children detained by Customs and Border Protection agents after illegally immigrating to the United States be returned to their families in their country of origin.  Upon introduction of the legislation, Rep. Salmon issued the following statement:

Jun 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Speaker John Boehner appointed Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) to a working group designed to advise Congress on how to best address humanitarian and security needs at the United States border.  Upon appointment to the group, Rep. Salmon issued the following statement: