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Waltz Statement on Passage of Coronavirus Relief Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) issued the following statement on the House passage of the coronavirus economic relief package: “While the $2.2 trillion piece of legislation is a tough pill to swallow, America is facing an unprecedented situation. This virus is a war against our healthcare and our economy – and Congress must help our courageous healthcare workers bat... Read more »

Waltz to Introduce Bill to Lessen American Dependence on Chinese Drugs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) will introduce legislation to lessen America’s dependence on Chinese pharmaceuticals and combat America’s supply chain risk. The Strengthening America’s Supply Chain and National Security Act is a bicameral bill and is sponsored by U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Eli... Read more »

ICYMI: Rep. Waltz Discusses Opposition to H.R. 6201

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Sunday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) appeared on Fox and Friends Sunday to discuss his opposition to H.R. 6201. Excerpts of Waltz’s remarks are below: “I did vote for the $8 billion package supporting the [National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Health and Human Services, things that are very focused on coronavirus ... Read more »

Waltz, Frankel Form Bipartisan Caucus Promoting Women’s Inclusion in Global Security Efforts

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) and Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) launched the Women, Peace and Security Caucus, which will focus on the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda and the importance of women’s inclusion in security efforts to maintain peace worldwide. The bipartisan caucus aims to support the implementation of the WPS agenda and ensure the... Read more »

Waltz Statement on Presumptive Positive Case of Coronavirus in Volusia County

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) released the following statement after the Florida Department of Health announced the first presumptive positive case of coronavirus in Volusia County, part of Florida’s Sixth Congressional District: “The Florida Department of Health has announced a presumptive positive case of coronavirus in Volusia County. While the overall risk to the public r... Read more »

Waltz Votes to Pass Coronavirus Funding Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) voted in favor of an emergency supplemental funding package to respond to the coronavirus outbreak in the United States. The measure passed by a vote of 415-2. “As always, our job as elected officials is to provide for our constituents and their safety, so I’m glad Congress is acting on this issue,” Waltz said. The $8.3 billion emer... Read more »

Rep. Waltz: Congress Must Act Quickly to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) called upon Congress to act swiftly to ensure states have sufficient resources to address the growing threat of coronavirus in the United States. “As news reports indicate Florida has two confirmed cases of coronavirus – and possibly more on the way – it’s imperative Congress acts quickly to mitigate the spread of this disease,” Waltz... Read more »

Waltz Statement on Afghanistan Peace Agreement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.), a combat veteran of the War in Afghanistan, issued the following statement on the signing of the Afghanistan peace deal: “I’m hopeful but skeptical about this Afghan Peace Deal. I applaud the Trump administration’s willingness to take bold, decisive action to move Afghanistan towards peace and I’m hopeful this as a historic day for my fellow vet... Read more »

Waltz, Demings Introduce Legislation to Welcome Mary McLeod Bethune Statue to U.S. Capitol

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, U.S. Reps. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and Val Demings (D-Fla.) introduced legislation to welcome the statue of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune to the U.S. Capitol. If passed, the resolution would authorize the use of the Capitol Rotunda to display the statue for six months, where it will join the National Statuary Hall Collection. In 2019, Gov. Ron DeSantis formally requested Be... Read more »

ICYMI: Rep. Waltz Pushes for Update to Federal Clean Water Funding Formula

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) requested an update to an antiquated federal fund for water quality projects at the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s hearing on the Water Resources Development Act. Waltz discussed his proposal to update the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), which distributes funding to states for water quality projects. Th... Read more »

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