Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

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Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve one week of short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security.

Feb 27, 2015 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 the House Foreign Affairs Committee voted unanimously to pass H.R. 757, the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2015.

Feb 25, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Matt Salmon’s Question to Secretary of State John Kerry About the U.S. Policy of Negotiating with Terrorists
As Prepared for Delivery

House Committee on Foreign Affairs
“Advancing U.S. Interests in a Troubled World: The FY 2016 Foreign Affairs Budget”
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after hearing that President Obama had vetoed S.1, the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act.

Feb 24, 2015 Letter

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The Honorable John Boehner
Speaker
U.S. House of Representatives
H-232, The Capitol
Washington, DC 20515

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement on the latest developments to fund the Department of Homeland Security.

Feb 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement on U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen's decision blocking President Obama’s unconstitutional, unilateral amnesty program.

Feb 13, 2015 Blog

Friend, here are a couple of quick updates to the legislation we considered this week.

Feb 13, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement upon introduction of the State Sovereignty in Voting Act, a bill that would ensure that the several states ultimately decide for themselves whether to require documents above and beyond the federal standard to determine citizenship for voting registration.

Feb 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration’s proposal for a limited AUMF (Authorization for Use of Military Force) to combat ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria).

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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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