Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Spending Cuts and Debt

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More on Spending Cuts and Debt

May 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today began his annual legislative initiative to highlight and cut wasteful and duplicative programs in every area of government.  In early 2014, Rep. Salmon announced a new initiative to save taxpayer dollars to a town hall of over 200 East Valley residents.  Rep. Salmon is reintroducing the initiative for the 114th Congress and today announced his first bill, which would end federal subsidies to Amtrak, with the following statement:

May 1, 2015 SOS

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today announced his first bill in his annual Shrink our Spending initiative, which would end federal subsidies to Amtrak, with the following statement:

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement upon passage of H. Con. Res. 27, a concurrent resolution establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.

Mar 20, 2015 Blog

This week the House addressed the need for sunlight and transparency in the federal rulemaking process.  In order to create high-quality rules, federal agencies must be required to use data that is publicly available. Moreover, those interpreting that data must be vetted and qualified before assuming their post.

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.

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) tonight issued the following statement upon the House passage of a government spending bill that funded the President’s illegal executive action:

“Tonight, I was proud to stand on the side of our Constitution and vote against funding President Obama’s plan to continue  flouting the laws of our nation by providing funds for his illegal and unconstitutional executive actions.

Nov 18, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) convened a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere entitled “Unaccompanied Alien Children: Pressing the Administration for a Strategy.”  He released the following statement on the hearing.

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.

Aug 6, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced his thirteenth bill in a series of proposals to cut wasteful and duplicative federal spending.  After introduction of the latest bill, which would eliminate funding for the National Park Service’s Heritage Partnership Program (HPP), Rep. Salmon released the following statement: