Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

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Jul 18, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Congressman Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced his eleventh bill in a series of proposals to cut wasteful and duplicative federal spending.  After introduction of the latest bill, which would eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Popular Romance Project, Salmon released the following statement:

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.

Jul 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced his tenth bill in a series of proposals to cut wasteful and duplicative federal spending.  After introduction of the latest bill, which would eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Salmon released the following statement:

Jul 11, 2014 In The News

A bill that would cut the red tape in deporting illegal immigrant children who have been sneaking across the U.S. Mexico border by the thousands is being fast-tracked by U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon of Arizona.

Jul 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce passed the Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act, sponsored by Representatives Matt Salmon (AZ-05) and Jared Polis (CO-02), by voice vote.

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Jul 10, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON—Senior Senate Democrats are expressing concern that President Barack Obama's plans to speed up deportation of thousands of children crossing the southern border could hamper a careful review of the migrants' cases and potentially return them to danger back home.

Jul 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) introduced H.R. 5053, the Expedited Family Reunification Act, which will help the thousands of Unaccompanied Alien Children detained by Customs and Border Protection agents after illegally immigrating to the United States be returned to their families in their country of origin.  Upon introduction of the legislation, Rep.

Jul 10, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “I don’t how to say it, being a guy who doesn’t curse a lot,” Arizona Republican Rep. Matt Salmon responded when asked about President Obama’s $3.7 billion supplemental emergency request to deal with the ongoing crisis at the border.

Jul 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding the outcome of U.S. Marine Sgt. Tahmooressi’s evidentiary hearing in Mexico and the requirement that he remain in jail until trial:

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