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Jun 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court struck down provisions of a Texas law protecting women from dangerous conditions in abortion clinics:

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals:

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after introducing the Student Loan Interest Rate Parity Act, a bill to make interest rates the same for all federal student loans.

Jun 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the tenth bill in his 2016 Shrink our Spending Initiative to highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate the duplicative and wasteful Legal Services Corporation, Rep. Salmon released the following statement:

Jun 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after introducing the Ensure Responsible Borrowing Act, a bill to ensure students are better informed to make financial decisions and only borrow what they need.

Jun 12, 2016 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement on the shooting at an Orlando nightclub:

Most importantly, I offer my condolences today to the families of those so tragically murdered in Orlando. Even more tragically, Mr. Mateen had already appeared on the FBI’s radar twice before.

Jun 10, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the ninth bill in his 2016 Shrink our Spending Initiative to highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate duplicative National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) translations of works written in foreign languages, Rep. Salmon released the following statement:

Jun 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after introducing a bill to amend the way complaints are handled at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Jun 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following statement after seeing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to a Joint Session of Congress.

Jun 3, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement in commemoration of the Tiananmen Square protests and subsequent massacre of civilians by the Chinese Communist Party on June 4, 1989.

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In The News

Mar 23, 2016 In The News

Amid the debate playing out in the American public about the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s case against Apple, a House Republican from Arizona introduced a bill that would prevent the government from pressing similar cases in the future.

Mar 11, 2016 In The News

In the movies, it’s the hitman who carries a silencer while slinking around the shadows. In real life, sportsmen use sound suppressors for their firearms at the shooting range, Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz., says.

Jan 28, 2016 In The News

Gov. Doug Ducey is spearheading a new push to remove Arizona from the overworked and backlogged 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Jan 28, 2016 In The News

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey is pushing to remove Arizona from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. He says the state should move to another circuit or join a newly created one.

The 9th Circuit has been liberal leaning in decisions, and it has an extreme caseload causing a major backlog. Critics of the move say it's motivated by politics, not justice.

Jan 14, 2016 In The News

One can get extremely down and cynical if their brother is unjustly imprisoned while on vacation in a foreign country. The days are long, hope ebbs and flows and there are more bad days than good. I, however, am writing about a good day—one that gives me some hope.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

Democratic Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Keith Ellison are urging colleagues to invite Muslim Americans as guests to Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. So far, more than a dozen lawmakers — mostly Democrats — have heeded their call.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Az.) has joined a group of lawmakers expressing concerns that China is continuing to misrepresent its behavior in cyberspace. 

Jan 11, 2016 In The News
China's bitter battle to rewrite the rules of the Internet persisted in December in the historic town of Wuzhen. There, China held its second World Internet Conference. The theme was identical to last year's -- "an interconnected world shared and governed by all" -- but the context surrounding this WIC was quite different.
 
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Jan 5, 2016 In The News

Several Republicans threatened to use Congress’s annual spending bills to hit back at gun control policies announced by President Obama on Tuesday, furious at the president’s attempt to sidestep Congress on such a controversial issue.

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