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April 11, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Michael Waltz (R-FL) and Senators Rick Scott (R-FL) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced the “Venezuelan Contracting Restriction Act,” legislation that would restrict U.S.
April 9, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Earlier today, Representative Michael Waltz (FL-R) joined Fox News Channel’s Fox & Friends to discuss the deaths of three Americans in Afghanistan yesterday and the Trump Administration’s designation of the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps. as a terrorist organization.
April 3, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Michael Waltz (FL-R), Jim Banks (IN-R), Liz Cheney (WY-R), and Elise Stefanik (NY-R) introduced the “Ensuring a Secure Afghanistan Act,” which specifies a list of requirements that must be met before U.S. troop levels can fall below 10,000 in Afghanistan. 
March 28, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Representative Michael Waltz (FL-R), a combat veteran and member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation with Representatives Seth Moulton (D-MA) and Don Bacon (NE-R) that would increase the benefits for Gold Star families.
March 26, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, at a House Armed Services Committee hearing about the Pentagon’s Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Budget Request, Representative Michael Waltz (FL-R) questioned top Pentagon officials about U.S. combat readiness for a conflict in space, establishment of the U.S.
March 26, 2019 Press Release
Representative Michael Waltz (FL-R) today joined the bipartisan American Flood Coalition alongside fellow Floridians Representatives John Rutherford (R-FL) and Al Lawson (D-FL).
March 25, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Following this weekend’s news that Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s investigation has been completed and the Attorney General’s conclusion letter to Congress, Representative Michael Waltz (FL-R) joined CNN’s New Day with John Berman to discuss the developments and what to expect next.
March 20, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Earlier this week, Representatives Michael Waltz (R-FL) and Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) introduced the Small Scale LNG Access Act, H.R. 1836. This legislation will streamline permitting of natural gas facilities that export less than 51.1 billion cubic feet per year.
March 15, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Earlier this week, Representative Michael Waltz (FL-R) took to the House Floor to mark Women’s History Month, a monthlong celebration throughout March honoring the important role women play in our personal, local, and national history.


In The News

April 10, 2019 In The News
Freshman Republican Rep. Michael Waltz of Florida is emerging as a key player in U.S. space policy as President Donald Trump pushes for a separate Space Force and the Defense Department stands up a new Space Command.
January 23, 2019 In The News
On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, a Republican who represents Volusia and Flagler counties, announced he was signing on to the bill that appears to be gaining bipartisan steam. At least 12 members of the Florida delegation have also co-signed, an unlikely alliance including Democrats Charlie Crist, Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Alcee Hastings, as well as Republicans Matt Gaetz, Brian Mast and Ted Yoho.
January 21, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, an Army National Guard lieutenant colonel and Afghanistan veteran of the Green Berets, cited the military as having played a major role in bringing different races together for the same cause.
January 18, 2019 In The News
In his first term, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz has been appointed to the House Armed Services Committee and the Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
January 17, 2019 In The News
Waltz, who represents Volusia and Flagler counties in Congress, credited the Trump administration and the Pentagon with knocking down the caliphate that ISIS had established in Syria and northern Iraq by 2015 by “taking the handcuffs, so to speak, off the military and going after what at one point was about the size of Austria.”
January 14, 2019 In The News
Airport and airline officials were busy working the phones and email throughout the weekend as well as on Monday morning to seek assistance in resolving the matter of the missing signature by appealing to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, whose congressional district includes Volusia and Flagler counties.
January 2, 2019 In The News
Waltz, a Republican, will be in the minority, but he fully intends to work toward one of his campaign planks, finding solutions supported by both sides. “On the shutdown, we’re going to have to reach a bipartisan agreement,” Waltz said in a telephone interview Wednesday. “I think there’s a compromise to be had there.” Waltz said he’s looking forward to seeing what proposals Democrats roll out, while also buttressing Trump’s position. “I appreciate and support the president’s view. We have to have border security. ... I don’t think we can truly reform the legal side of immigration until we reform the border security,” Waltz said.