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May 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after introducing a bill to subject executive agency “guidance” to Congressional oversight.

May 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the seventh bill in his 2016 Shrink our Spending Initiative to highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate a duplicative NSF report on standardization in the United States, Rep. Salmon released the following statement:

May 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the sixth bill in his 2016 Shrink our Spending Initiative to highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate ill-conceived and wasteful grants to study the effects of artificial light on insects, Rep. Salmon released the following statement:

May 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the fifth bill in his 2016 Shrink our Spending Initiative to highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of the latest bill, to eliminate grants for yoga classes for federal employees, Rep. Salmon released the following statement:

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 27, 2016 Letter

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The Honorable Jeh Johnson
Secretary of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Nebraska Avenue Complex
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20528

Dear Secretary Johnson:

Apr 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement after sending a letter to DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson about recent reports of widespread fraud by international students taking the SAT, and the effects of this fraud on the U.S. student visa system.

Apr 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement applauding the unanimous passage of H.R. 699, the Email Privacy Act.

Apr 27, 2016 Remark

Chairman Salmon’s Opening Statement
As Prepared for Delivery
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittees on Asia and the Pacific, Middle East and North Africa
Advancing U.S. Interests: Examining the President’s FY 2017 Budget Proposal for Afghanistan and Pakistan

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.

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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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