Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Spending Cuts and Debt

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More on Spending Cuts and Debt

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:

Apr 2, 2014
Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced his third 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 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Salmon released the following statement:

Mar 28, 2014
Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced his second in a series of bills that will be introduced over the next few months to highlight and cut wasteful tax-payer funded programs government-wide. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate federal funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Salmon released the following statement:

Mar 19, 2014
Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Last night, at a town hall meeting in Mesa, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced to over 200 East Valley residents his latest legislative initiative to highlight and cut wasteful and duplicative programs in every area of government.

Salmon released the following video message and statement introducing his latest initiative to restore fiscal responsibility to government:

Mar 19, 2014
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Our nation is drowning in debt – $17.4 trillion dollars of it…Yet, our nation’s leaders continue to approve wasteful spending without a blink, and continue to spend your tax dollars in the most imprudent ways. Enough is enough. We must have the courage to start cutting spending somewhere.

Mar 4, 2014
Press Release

Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement on the President’s newly released FY 2015 Budget Proposal:

Feb 25, 2014
Press Release

Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding his perfect scores from Club for Growth and FreedomWorks on his 113th Congress voting record.

Feb 11, 2014
Press Release

Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement on the House vote to raise the debt limit:

“Today, for the third time in just over a year, Congress voted to raise the borrowing authority of the federal government while doing nothing to address the underlying problems: that we spend too much.

“Once again, I could not in good conscience support raising our debt limit without first enacting real reforms that put us on a path to fiscal sustainability and less borrowing.

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 15, 2014
Press Release

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.