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Darren Soto: NDAA Contains $60 Million for Water Projects in Central Florida

Last week, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., showcased funds in National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for water projects in Central Florida. Soto noted the NDAA included $60 million in funds for Central Florida water projects....

Marco Rubio: Florida Will Benefit From the NDAA

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.. showcased his provisions included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023. The NDAA includes a 4.6 percent pay increase for servicemembers, as well as...

Gus Bilirakis Helps Amend the NDAA to Stop the Sale of F-16s to Turkey

While he voted against the final bill, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., helped ensure the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by the U.S. House last week included a provision to stop the U.S....

Brian Mast, Josh Gottheimer Add Proposal Sanctioning Hamas to the NDAA

Last week, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., added his proposal sanctioning Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and their supporters to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which cleared the U.S. House. Back in March 2019,...

House Passes the NDAA With Strong Support From the Florida Delegation

Last week, the U.S. House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with the strong support of the Florida delegation. The House passed the $840.2 billion NDAA on a 329-101 vote as 180 Democrats and...

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Want to Include Childcare Facilities for 7th Special Forces Group...

This week U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., continued their efforts to expand childcare facilities for members of the 7th Special Forces Group (7th SFG) based in Crestview. Back at the start...
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Florida’s Senators Look to Add Amendments to the NDAA

With Congress back after the week-long recess for Veterans Day, the two chambers are looking to finalize the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and Florida’s two U.S. senators offered a host of amendments to...

Marco Rubio Joins GOP Senators in Trying to Stop Feds from Paying Illegals

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., threw his support behind an amendment from U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) “to block President Joe Biden’s reported plan to provide $450,000...

Maria Elvira Salazar Gets Bills on Small Business Contracts, Using Retired Navy Ships as...

U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., advanced two of her bills which were rolled into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which cleared the U.S. House last week. “Securing these policy priorities in the NDAA...

Most of the Florida Delegation in the House Backs NDAA Despite Some GOP Opposition

Last week, the U.S. House voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The House passed a $768 billion NDAA, higher than what the Biden administration asked and more than $35 billion more than...
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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...

Rick Scott: ‘Big Wins’ for Florida in National Defense Authorization Act

This week, with Scott onboard, the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee passed the $778 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)--around $25 billion higher than what the Biden administration first asked for.
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