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Feb 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, applauded final passage of H.R. 757, the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act.

Feb 11, 2016 Remark

Chairman Salmon’s Opening Statement
As Prepared for Delivery
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittees on Asia and the Pacific
“The Future of U.S.-Taiwan Relations”
Thursday, January 11, 2016, 2:00 pm

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, introduced the Distribution and Promotion of Rights and Knowledge (DPRK) Act to update programs that broadcast information radio into North Korea and provide new technologies, improved content, and greater access of information to empower the people of North Korea.

Feb 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following statement in response to North Korea's test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Feb 3, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) today introduced the bicameral Judicial Administration and Improvement Act, a bill to move Arizona, Nevada, Montana, Idaho, and Alaska out of the oversized and overworked 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and into a newly-established 12th Circuit.

Feb 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement upon House passage of H.R. 3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act.

Feb 1, 2016 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 U.S.S. Curtis Wilber exercised the U.S.'s freedom to navigate in international waters.

Jan 22, 2016 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 a Taiwanese pilot was killed during a training mission in Arizona.

Jan 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement in response to a District Court ruling rejecting the President’s assertion that “executive privilege” bars Congress’ access to documents about a Department of Justice program that used government agents as straw-man buyers and procured thousands of weapons for Mexican cartels.

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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.

Jan 5, 2016 In The News

Tucson victims of the Jan. 8, 2011 mass shooting praised President Barack Obama's Tuesday announcement that he will expand gun purchase background checks.

Others in Arizona were critical, saying Obama usurped Congress' authority and could make it difficult for some to exercise their right to gun ownership.

Nov 30, 2015 In The News

Nothing is more important to the future of our society — or more critical to fulfilling our national commitment to equal opportunity — than the care and upbringing of the next generation. This is not a concern that cuts along partisan lines.

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