Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

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May 22, 2015 Blog

This week I introduced my third Shrink our Spending bill designed to defund the EPA’s BEACH Act Grants.  In 2000, the Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health Act (BEACH Act) wa

May 21, 2015 SOS

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the third bill in his Shrink our Spending Initiative that will highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate federal funding for the EPA’s BEACH Act programs, Salmon released the following statement:

May 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the third bill in his Shrink our Spending Initiative that will highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate federal funding for the EPA’s BEACH Act programs, Salmon released the following statement:

May 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement in honor of local Arizona businesses receiving the President’s prestigious “E” Award in recognition of their significant contributions to the expansion of U.S. exports.

May 15, 2015 Blog

This week marked the second bill in my Shrink our Spending Initiative.  On Thursday, I introduced a bill to defund the National Labor Relations Board.  The U.S.

May 15, 2015 SOS

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 federal funding for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Salmon released the following statement:

May 15, 2015 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 federal funding for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Salmon released the following statement:

May 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 1191, the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015.

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May 9, 2015 Press Release

Hong Kong – Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Rep. Matt Salmon led a bipartisan delegation to Hong Kong with Rep. Alan Lowenthal and Rep. Tom Emmer.

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May 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling that the NSA’s domestic metadata spying program is not authorized by section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act.

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In The News

Jan 15, 2015 In The News

The Republican-controlled House voted Wednesday to block funding for President Barack Obama's efforts to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, signaling that the GOP doesn't plan to soften its stance on immigration.

Oct 31, 2014 In The News

Mexican authorities are questioning nine police officers in connection with the murders of three American siblings from Texas and one Mexican, a case that has prompted U.S. congressmen to call for a thorough investigation.

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Sep 19, 2014 In The News

Muslim community leaders are worried that some elected officials in Arizona and across the country are stoking a rise in Islamophobia in the wake of recent beheadings and other terrorist acts by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militant group.

Sep 17, 2014 In The News

Can No Labels influence the 2016 election?

Aug 6, 2014 In The News

Education has changed drastically over the years.

Through various regulations and requirements, we've allowed our education system to become stagnant. Far from being the gateway to success it once was, much of today's higher education system treats students as commodities to be processed through an assembly line.

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Jul 28, 2014 In The News

Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) has introduced legislation that would prohibit federal funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Salmon said the independent agency did not deserve federal funding for what he called "frivolous" projects.

Jul 26, 2014 In The News

Those thousands of Central American kids crossing the border actually represent a small part of a huge problem, one that Arizona Rep. Matt Salmon has been trying to get Washington to face, without much luck.

Now, at least, Congress and the president are looking in that direction.

But is it just a passing glance?

Jul 25, 2014 In The News

As a Member of Congress from a state on our southern border, I see firsthand the realities of illegal immigration. In fact, much of the recent public outcry originated from busloads of illegal immigrants dumped in Arizona a few short months ago.

Jul 15, 2014 In The News

House GOP leaders on Tuesday said they will insist that changes to a human trafficking law be included in any legislation responding to the wave of child immigrants crossing the border.

Jul 12, 2014 In The News

A Tea Party lawmaker says his bill to deal with the border crisis is attracting a slew of Republican support.

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May 1, 2015 Video

Join me as I work to Shrink our Spending in the 114th Congress with a series of bills designed to cut ineffecient, duplicative, or downright wasteful programs.

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