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Aug 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today responded to the President’s latest executive action titled the “Clean Power Plan.”

“As many Americans struggle to find good-paying jobs and make ends meet during this President’s protracted recession, this Administration is focused on raising the cost of just getting by.  Having already failed to get his proposal through Congress during his first term, President Obama is again resorting to ‘my way or the high way’ tactics, choosing to make an end-run around Congress and rule by fiat.

Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Scott Peters (CA-52) and Matt Salmon (AZ-05), bipartisan co-chairs of the Congressional Algae Caucus, introduced the “Carbon Capture Research and Development Act.” The bill would help speed the development and deployment of new technologies that can convert captured CO2 to fuels, chemicals, and other products by adding “conversion, use, and storage of carbon dioxide” to the Fossil Energy Office’s list of research areas.

Mar 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) reintroduced the Ozone Regulatory Delay and Extension of Assessment Length (ORDEAL) Act, designed to delay the EPA’s existing timeline to review and revise air standards and quality criteria.  The bill would prohibit the EPA from finalizing, implementing, or enforcing a revised standard until 2019 and set future timelines for review at 10 years.  Upon introduction of the bill, Rep. Salmon issued the following statement:

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after hearing that President Obama had vetoed S.1, the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act.

Nov 14, 2014 Blog

The House returned to Washington this week and took an important vote to get our economy back on track by creating thousands of jobs all across the country.  Earlier today, we passed H.R. 5682 to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.  The bill specifically authorizes the construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline and passed by a vote of 252-161.

Jun 25, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Yesterday, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) introduced the Ozone Regulatory Delay and Extension of Assessment Length (ORDEAL) Act, designed to delay the EPA’s existing timeline to review and revise air standards and quality criteria.  The bill would prohibit the EPA from finalizing, implementing, or enforcing a revised standard until 2018 and set future timelines for review at 10 years.  Upon introduction of the bill, Rep. Salmon issued the following statement:

Apr 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced his fourth in a series of bills that will be introduced over the next few months to highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs government-wide. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate federal funding for the Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) Science and Technology Account, Salmon released the following statement:

Jan 31, 2014 Press Release

Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement on the State Department’s final environmental analysis of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline:

Jan 28, 2014 Press Release

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.

Jan 14, 2014 Press Release

Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals D.C. Circuit Court issued a decision that strikes down part of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules: