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Members of the Florida congressional delegation are calling for a federal investigation of the Mapping Project, which is part of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel. The Mapping Project defines itself as a...
Last week, U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., introduced the “Homeland Security Capabilities Preservation Act" with U.S. Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., as the main co-sponsor. The bill would have the U.S. Department of Homeland Security “review...
Last week, almost 20 members of Congress, including members of the Florida delegation, sent a letter to President Joe Biden, requesting that he follow through with efforts to study the toxic exposure of almost 10,000 military personnel previously stationed at Karshi Khanabad (K2) Air Base in Uzbekistan.
This week on Capitol Hill, two members of the Florida delegation with backgrounds in law enforcement unveiled a proposal to help “better train law enforcement for interactions with individuals suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI) or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Jason Crow, D-Col., showcased the “Syrian Partner Protection Act” which “would extend the Special Immigrant Visa program to Syrian Kurdish fighters who assisted in counter-ISIS operations.”
Back in March, Waltz, the first Green Beret to serve in Congress and a member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, introduced the “SFC Brian Woods Gold Star and Military Survivors Act.”
“The moment a family hears a knock on the door initiating them into the Gold Star community is a moment which changes their lives forever,” Waltz said on Wednesday morning.
Waltz, the first Green Beret to serve in Congress and a member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, introduced the “SFC Brian Woods Gold Star and Military Survivors Act” on Wednesday.
Waltz appeared on CNN’s “New Day” with John Berman on Monday to weigh in on those topics and the freshman congressman said he hoped that the report would be made public.
The four members of Congress penned an op-ed that ran in the Washington Post this week, explaining why they launched the new caucus.
After the bills cleared the House last week, Lawson made the case as to why these proposals were important.