Spending Cuts and Debt

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Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) introduced the fourth bill in his 2016 Shrink our Spending Initiative to highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of the latest bill, to eliminate fraud from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) public housing programs, Rep. Salmon released the following statement:

Apr 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) introduced the third bill in his newly-reintroduced Shrink our Spending Initiative to highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of the latest bill, to eliminate funding for further National Science Foundation (NSF) studies on politically-induced stress, Rep. Salmon released the following statement:

Apr 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced his second bill in his newly-reintroduced Shrink our Spending Initiative that will highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate the frivolous use of paid “administrative leave” for federal workers accused of misconduct, Rep. Salmon released the following statement:

Mar 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today announced the relaunch of his well-known and successful Shrink our Spending (SOS) initiative to highlight and cut wasteful and duplicative programs in the federal government.  In early 2014, Rep. Salmon pitched the SOS initiative to a town hall with over 200 East Valley residents.  Today, he announced the first bill in the 2016 SOS initiative that would defund special classes at the State Department that train potential Congressional witnesses on how to speak to Congress.

Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement upon voting in favor of today’s reconciliation bill.

Dec 18, 2015 Blog - Arizona's Fifth

This week the House took two very consequential actions and I wanted to briefly cover them.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement today after voting against the Consolidated Appropriations Act, a shoddy piece of legislation drafted without the input of the full House of Representatives.

Dec 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced today his formal opposition to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, a shoddy piece of legislation drafted without the input of the full House of Representatives.

Oct 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after voting against agreeing to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1314, the Bipartisan Budget Agreement of 2015.

“Each time a debt limit increase has come to the floor without reciprocal spending cuts, I’ve voted against it.  Establishing a statutory debt limit, and then raising it whenever the set amount is reached highlights a problem Americans have been aware of for some time: Washington politicians are unwilling to ever rein in their spending.  The same is true today.

Sep 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after voting against the Senate Amendment to H.R. 719, a Continuing Resolution for Fiscal Year 2016.