Press Releases

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
Cuts Duplicative Report on the “History of Standardization”

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
Stops Wasteful National Park Service Study on Artificial Outdoor Lighting

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
Slashes funding for government-sponsored yoga class employment “benefits”

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
Protects Public Housing Funds from those Ineligible for the Program

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 Press Release
Cites Widespread SAT Fraud Reported in International Testing

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
Message is clear: #GetAWarrant

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 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.

Apr 21, 2016 Press Release
Financial Literacy Bill Would Help College Students Borrow Responsibly

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement announcing the Financial Literacy for Financial Aid Act, a bill which would improve the Department of Education’s entrance counseling requirements, as well as the information provided to students, before they take on student loan debt.

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Apr 20, 2016 Press Release
28th Amendment Will Prohibit Congress from Exempting Itself from Legislation

Washington, D.C. — As part of their effort to bring accountability to Capitol Hill, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) and Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today reintroduced a constitutional amendment prohibiting Congress from making any law that exempts Members of Congress from its implementation.

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