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Last week, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., introduced the “13 Folds of Honor Act” which would have a script for flag-folding ceremonies. Supporters of the bill include U.S. Reps. Henry Cuellar, D-Tex., Kay Granger, R-Tex.,...
The bill would “allow for an open re-enrollment for the nearly 1,600 veterans who withdrew from the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) prior to the repeal of the ‘Widow’s Tax’ in the FY2020 NDAA.”
This week, two members of the Florida delegation on Capitol--U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Michael Waltz, R-Fla.--helped lead a letter to U.S. Defense Sec. Lloyd Austin, calling on more support for the Florida,...
Rice introduced the “Healthy Workplaces Act” last week with Murphy as a co-sponsor. Other original backers include U.S. Reps. Darrin LaHood, R-Ill., and Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif. Two other congressmen--U.S. Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wisc., and Ronny Jackson, R-Texas--threw their support their bill later last week.
On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., led a bipartisan group of congressional representatives and veterans in cleaning and landscaping efforts to preserve the Korean War Veterans Memorial.
This week U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balalrt, R-Fla., doubled down on his support of the “Farm Workforce Modernization Act” which reforms the current H-2A agricultural guestworker program and creates a merit-based visa program while mandating the use of E-Verify to check immigration status.
U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla. thinks colleges may hold the answer to protecting the coastlines of Florida and other states.
U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balalrt, R-Fla., is one of the main supporters on Capitol Hill of the “Farm Workforce Modernization Act” which reforms the current H-2A agricultural guestworker program and creates a merit-based visa program while mandating the use of E-Verify to check immigration status.
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.
U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., announced last month that he was the main cosponsor of U.S. Rep. Jimmy Panetta’s, D-Calif., “Kittens in Traumatic Testing Ends Now (KITTEN) Act” which “directs the Secretary of Agriculture to end the use of cats in experiments that cause pain or stress.”
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.
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