Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Press Releases

Aug 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement upon passage of H.R. 5230, the Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014, which would provide additional funding and resources to help the U.S. Border Patrol secure our southwestern border.

Jul 31, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement regarding the House’s deliberations on passing a supplemental spending bill to address the border crisis.

Jul 25, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced his twelfth 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), Salmon released the following statement:

Jul 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 3136, the Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act, sponsored by Representatives Matt Salmon (AZ-05) and Jared Polis (CO-02), by a vote of 414-0.

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Jul 23, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement at the completion of the Border Crisis Working Group’s assessment of the humanitarian situation at our southern border and the release of their recommendations to Congress:

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 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 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 Press Release
Closes Loopholes to Speed Reunification of Central American Families

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 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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