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Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after the House confirmed the Senate’s veto override of S. 2040, the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act.

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement on word of the passing of Israeli statesman, Shimon Peres.

Sep 27, 2016 Remark

Chairman Salmon’s Opening Statement
As Prepared for Delivery

Committee on Foreign Affairs - Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
“The U.S.– Republic of Korea–Japan Trilateral Relationship: Promoting Mutual Interests in Asia”
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm

Sep 22, 2016 Remark

Chairman Salmon’s Opening Statement
As Prepared for Delivery

Committee on Foreign Affairs - Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
“Diplomacy and Security in the South China Sea: After the Tribunal”
Thursday, September 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm

Sep 14, 2016 Remark

Chairman Salmon’s Opening Statement
As Prepared for Delivery

Committee on Foreign Affairs - Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
North Korea’s Perpetual Provocations: Another Dangerous, Escalatory Nuclear Test
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | 3:00 pm

Sep 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released this statement following the reports of a fifth test of a nuclear weapon by North Korea.

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released this statement following the House passage of his resolution to commend cooperation between the United States, South Korea, and Japan, and promote stability in the Asia-Pacific region.

Sep 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement on word of the passing of conservative icon and Eagle Forum President Phyllis Schlafly.

Jul 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, and Rep. Eliot Engel (NY-16), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after introducing a bill to strengthen international cooperation and support freedom of navigation in the South China Sea.

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the thirteenth bill in his 2016 Shrink our Spending Initiative to highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to end the EPA’s “Environmental Justice” grants, Rep. Salmon released the following statement:

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In The News

Sep 23, 2016 In The News

Mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine, two substances made naturally by kratom, a widely used medicinal plant, will be placed on Schedule I of the U.S. Controlled Substances Act, effective September 30, 2016.

Sep 20, 2016 In The News

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s much-maligned consumer complaint database is about to reach 1 million total complaints, CFPB Director Richard Cordray said Tuesday.

Sep 9, 2016 In The News

The swift and comprehensive resolution is seen to reflect Congress' strong will in dealing with North Korea's threats.

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. 

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