Press Releases

Aug 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement on Prime Minister Abe’s World War Two anniversary remarks.

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Aug 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement on news that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had released three dangerous illegal aliens into Pinal County, Arizona.

Aug 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement on the brutal terrorist attack near the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Aug 17, 2015 Press Release

Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, issued the following statement regarding recent flooding in Burma’s Rakhine State:

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Aug 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today sent a letter to EPA Administrator McCarthy seeking answers to questions about the environmental disaster on the Animas River, perpetrated by careless EPA officials on residents of Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico.

Aug 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued a letter to the Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, asking him to immediately halt the impoundment of wild horses near Mesa, Arizona by staff at the Tonto National Forest.  The letter was also signed by Congressman David Schweikert and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema.

Aug 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today responded to the President’s latest executive action titled the “Clean Power Plan.”

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Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Scott Peters (CA-52) and Matt Salmon (AZ-05), bipartisan co-chairs of the Congressional Algae Caucus, introduced the “Carbon Capture Research and Development Act.” The bill would help speed the development and deployment of new technologies that can convert captured CO2 to fuels, chemicals, and other products by adding “conversion, use, and

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Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the last bill in his 2015 Shrink our Spending Initiative, focused on highlighting and cutting wasteful, taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to cut federal funding for the Kiddio: Food Fight video game grant, Salmon released the following statement:

Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D, HI-02) a member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, introduced a bipartisan resolution calling on the government of Bangladesh to increase human rights protections, strengthen democratic institutions, and prevent the growth of extremist groups in the country.

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