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Mike Waltz Presses Biden Administration on Chinese Purchase of Canadian-Owned Mine

Last week, U.S. Reps. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., Elise Stefanik, R-NY, and Lance Gooden, R-Texas, sent a letter to U.S. Sec. of State Anthony Blinken, U.S. Sec. of Defense Lloyd Austin, U.S. Sec. of Interior...

Kat Cammack Works With Marco Rubio on Bill Stopping Funds Going to Schools that...

U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., announced this week she will take up U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s, R-Fla., “Keep Kids in School Act” in the U.S. House. The bill “would prohibit around $164 billion in unspent...

Florida Represenatives Shape the NDAA on Capitol Hill

Earlier this month, the House Armed Services Committee approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022, an annual bill that authorizes military spending and sets defense policy. The bill, which is expected...
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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott, Michael Waltz Want to Make Sure Federal Retirements Not Controlled...

Last week, Rubio brought back the “Taxpayers and Savers Protection (TSP) Act” with the support of Scott and U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, and Todd Young, R-Ind. The bill will ensure the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) will not send federal retirement savings to China. Rubio first introduced the bill at the end of last year.

Florida Delegation Stands With Israel Against Hamas Terrorism

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., praised Israel and called for the Biden administration to do more to support that nation. 

Michael Waltz Speaks to Veterans Across Florida at U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Event

Waltz emphasized that diplomacy and development are critical components of “smart power” and without them, the United States would be less secure in the face of growing global threats.

Michael Waltz: PPP Helping Small Businesses in Florida

On Monday, Waltz showcased Pat’s Riverfront Café in Port Orange and Norwood’s Eatery and Treehouse Bar in New Smyrna Beach which both received PPP funds. 
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Michael Waltz: Congress Needs to Move Quickly to Help States With Coronavirus

Waltz applauded Gov. Ron DeSantis for declaring Public Health Emergency in Florida after the cases were reported.

Florida’s Senators, Ted Deutch Call on White House to Pressure Iran to Return Hostages

Last year, Rubio joined Democrat U.S. Sens. Chris Coons of Delaware, Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Bob Menendez of New Jersey to bring out the “Robert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-taking Accountability Act” which “cements in place programs to address hostage-taking, and gives the United States government new tools to rescue hostages and punish their captors.”
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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.”

Two More Florida Congressman Join American Flood Coalition

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., announced they were now members of the American Flood Coalition, “a nonpartisan alliance to address the growing threat of flooding and sea level rise.” With the two congressmen on board, there are now 17 members of Congress as part of the coalition.