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November 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Reps. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) introduced legislation to sustain Florida’s coasts through research and education at public higher education institutions.

November 8, 2019 Press Release

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA –  This week, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) traveled to Latin America  to promote the economic and trade partnership between the United States and key U.S. allies in the regions.

Waltz joined nine other members of Congress on the trip, visiting several countries, including Panama, Honduras and Argentina.

November 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) led a letter with 15 members of the Florida Delegation to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee requesting an update to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) formula to ensure adequate funding for Florida’s water quality projects.

October 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) issued the following statement on his vote against the ongoing impeachment inquiry:

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October 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) co-sponsored a bill to make Puerto Rico the 51st state.

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October 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  On Wednesday, U.S. Reps. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and Jason Crow (D-Colo.) introduced legislation to extend the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program to Syrian Kurdish fighters who assisted in counter-ISIS operations in Syria.

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October 29, 2019 Op-eds

Congress is finalizing the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act and one of the key issues is the future of the Air Force’s meager light attack aircraft program. It’s a program that has struggled to gain traction with Air Force leadership since the first iteration appeared in 2009 despite major engagements in irregular warfare in austere locales all over the world.

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October 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  On Sunday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) issued the following statement on the death of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi:

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October 26, 2019 Op-eds

On Wednesday, I joined dozens of House Republicans demanding transparency from Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff in the ongoing impeachment proceedings.

October 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) joined over 30 of his Republican colleagues to demand transparency from House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and House Democrats over increased secrecy in impeachment hearings.

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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.