Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

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Jun 26, 2015 Blog

This week I introduced my latest Shrink our Spending bill, which would save taxpayers a whopping $4.6 million on a grant through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) that funds research into Rose Rosette Disease, a mite that affects landscape roses.  The U.S.

Jun 26, 2015 SOS

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the Seventh Shrink our Spending Initiative bill focused on highlighting and cutting wasteful, taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate federal funding for the Rose Rosette Disease Grant, Salmon released the following statement:

Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the Seventh Shrink our Spending Initiative bill focused on highlighting and cutting wasteful, taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate federal funding for the Rose Rosette Disease Grant, Salmon released the following statement:

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement following the Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell.

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement following reports of the hijacking of a delivery truck and the theft of American Border Crossing Cards (BCCs) in northern Mexico.

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Jun 25, 2015 Letter

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The Honorable John Kerry
Secretary of State
2201 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20520

Dear Mr. Secretary:

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Jun 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following statement on the recent Hong Kong Legislative Council vote on electoral reform.

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Jun 19, 2015 SOS

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the sixth Shrink our Spending Initiative bill focused on highlighting and cutting wasteful, taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to eliminate federal funding for the EPA’s Science and Technology Fund, Salmon released the following statement:

Jun 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 2146, the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act.

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In The News

Jun 6, 2015 In The News

The worldwide promotion of time-tested American values, and the assurance of our own nation's security, must be our principal foreign policy aim.

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May 28, 2015 In The News

America is a land made great by free trade.

Since our inception, trade has been a means for economic prosperity and global influence.  Strong trading relationships have made partnerships stronger and provided valuable markets for high quality American goods and services.

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.

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Videos

Jun 1, 2015 Video

GEIST: Congressman, where do you come down on this question that Rand Paul raises of privacy versus security in this particular case?

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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