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Matt Gaetz


Podcast: Gaetz defends Fee Simple bill

August 22, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks,” Congressman Matt Gaetz discussed his bill to grant fee simple title to leaseholders on Pensacola Beach. “Well there’s nothing simple about the simple I guess,” he said. “Really what we’ve got is a…

Escambia County

House passes Pensacola Beach fee simple bill

July 26, 2017

The U.S. House today passed H.R. 2370, the Escambia County Land Conveyance Act, by a voice vote. The bill, authored by Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-01), gives leaseholders in Santa Rosa Island the option to acquire fee…

Escambia County

Fees Simple bill passed U.S. House committee

June 28, 2017

On Tuesday, June 27, the House Committee on Natural Resources favorably reported H.R. 2370, the Escambia County Land Conveyance Act. The bill, authored by Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-01), would give leaseholders in Santa Rosa Island the…

State & National News

Gaetz co-hosts Florida Defense Day

June 27, 2017

Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-01) and Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (D-FL-07) will host Florida Defense Day on today at the Florida House on Capitol Hill beginning at 12 p.m. ET/11 a.m. CT. Florida Defense Day previews the 2017…


Coast Guard to relocate two cutters to Pensacola

June 16, 2017

Press release from the office of Congressman Matt Gaetz: The U.S. Coast Guard just announced that it will relocate two 210-foot medium endurance cutters to Pensacola, Fla., as their new homeport. The crews of the Coast…

Business Politics

Red Snapper season extended

June 14, 2017

The National Marine Fisheries Service has extended the federal Red Snapper season for 2017. The season resumes this weekend, and will allow recreational red snapper fishing on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays until Labor Day. The extended…


Gaetz issues statement on today’s shooting in DC area

June 14, 2017

Congressman Matt Gaetz Statement on Shooting at GOP Baseball Practice Wednesday “Last evening at 10 p.m. Congressman Scalise and I were working to finalize details on extending the Federal red snapper season. I was shocked and…