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Mario Diaz-Balart Brings Out ‘13 Folds of Honor Act’ for Flag-Folding Ceremonies

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.,...

Michael Waltz Brings Out SPB Open Enrollment for Service-Disabled Veterans Act

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.”

Stephanie Murphy, Michael Waltz Want More Help from the Pentagon for Florida National Guard

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,...

Stephanie Murphy Wants Businesses to Get Federal Tax Credit for COVID Tests, PPE, Disinfecting...

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.

Michael Waltz Joins Congressional Representatives to Preserve Korean War Veterans Memorial

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.

Mario Diaz-Balart Doubles Down on Support of Farm Workforce Modernization Act, Mandatory E-Verify

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.
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Michael Waltz Fights on Capitol Hill to Save Coastline

U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla. thinks colleges may hold the answer to protecting the coastlines of Florida and other states. 

Florida Congressman Champions Immigration Reform, Mandatory E-Verify for Agriculture Workers

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.
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Michael Waltz Calls on House Committee to Expand Benefits for Gold Star Families

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.”

Mike Waltz’s Bill to Expand Benefits for Gold Star Families Gains Steam on Capitol...

“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.

Brian Mast Helps End the USDA’s Painful Experiments on Cats, Kittens

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.”

Mike Waltz Hits National Airwaves to Talk Mueller Report, For Country Caucus

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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