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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 the President’s State of the Union Address:
“The President is our nation’s elected leader and has the privilege and responsibility to set the tone for our nation. Unfortunately, this cannot happen with a President who remains tone-deaf and unwilling to listen to the American people.
“We learned last week that President Obama believes he can lead our nation with only a pen and a phone.
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding his vote on H.R. 3362, the Exchange Information Disclosure Act:
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding his vote against the $1.1 trillion FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill:
“As I’ve said before, the enormity of our government’s current fiscal situation requires that we make bold and sometimes difficult choices to ensure our country returns to a sustainable fiscal path. I remain 100% committed to making these tough choices and moving us towards a smaller and more efficient government.
Washington—Next week, Chairman Matt Salmon (AZ-05) of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere will convene a hearing examining the successes and the remaining challenges of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as the United States seeks to structure future trade agreements. Chairman Salmon released the following statement ahead of the hearing:
Every day, $1.3 billion in trade flows between the United States and Mexico.
As chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, I convened a hearing last week in Tucson on cross-border trade between the two neighbor countries. We explored what we need to do both in the public and private sectors to improve border infrastructure, logistics and manpower to cultivate our robust trading partnership with Mexico without letting down our guard on border-security efforts.
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 (Amendment to H.J. Res. 59):
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement upon the introduction of his latest bill, the Union Integrity Act:
“Whistle-blower laws are designed to protect employees, hold employers and supervisors accountable, and ensure a safe and morally straight work environment. Amazingly, many of these types of protections do not apply to union employees.
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding tonight’s vote on the Reid-McConnell, Fiscal Year 2014 Continuing Resolution and Debt Limit Increase bill:
“I have been very clear from the beginning of this debate, I would have supported a resolution that accomplished three objectives: ended the government shutdown, protected Arizonans from the devastating effects of Obamacare and reduced our government’s addiction to spending before we increased our borrowing authority and added to a $17 trillion debt.
Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement on day 4 of the government shutdown regarding the Obama Administration’s latest strategy to avoid negotiations and “win”:
"Earlier this morning, Americans learned the truth about President Obama’s plan to end the government shutdown – there is none. According to his senior staff, the President simply intends to wait it out and ‘win’.