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Waltz Applauds Boeing's Decision to Bring 400 jobs to Volusia County

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) released the following statement in response to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Boeing’s announcement to bring 400 jobs to Volusia County:  “Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an educational pillar in our district and has played a central role in developing the best and…

Waltz Statement Supporting FY25 Defense Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, issued the following statement in support of the Fiscal Year 2025 National Defense Authorization Act, which includes many of his national security priorities to invest in U.S-flag shipping, shipbuilding, and the maritime workforce needed to reassert…

Rep. Waltz Co-Leads National Maritime Strategy Report

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6), U.S. Senator Mark Kelly (D-AZ), U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), and U.S. Congressman John Garamendi (CA-8) released the bipartisan “Congressional Guidance for a National Maritime Strategy” that provides a comprehensive vision for planning guidance, strategic…

Waltz, McCaul Demand Answers on Abbey Gate Bombing Investigation

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Waltz, McCaul Demand Answers on Abbey Gate Bombing Investigation WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) and House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (TX-10) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin demanding transparency over the investigations into the Abbey Gate bombing on August 26, 2021 during the evacuation at Hamid Karzai…

House Overwhelmingly Passes Waltz Bill to Secure Florida’s Coastal Border

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  WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan, bicameral Extending Limits of U.S. Customs Water Act, introduced by U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-06), to secure U.S. coastal borders, including Florida’s, from drug and human trafficking. The bill was also introduced in the Senate by U.S.…

Waltz, Soto, and Rubio Introduce the Jackie Robinson Ballpark Commemorative Site Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Congressmen Mike Waltz (FL-06) and Darren Soto (FL-09) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Jackie Robinson Ballpark Commemorative Site Act to honor the location where Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier and played his first professional game. Under this legislation, the Jackie Robinson Ballpark and home the Daytona Tortugas, would be designated as a…

Waltz, Houlahan Introduce Bill to Protect JROTC Programs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. –  On Friday, U.S. Congressmen Mike Waltz (FL-06) and Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) introduced bipartisan legislation in the House to help keep more Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) programs open and grow the program nationwide. “Our JROTC programs help promote civic participation amongst our youth and help address the recruitment…

Waltz, Comer Press NOAA on Whale Rule That Could Hurt Commercial Vessels & Supply Chains

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) and Chairman of the House Oversight and Accountability James Comer (KY-1) sent a letter to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrator (NOAA) Richard Spinrad expressing their concern over the proposed expanded habitat protections for the Rice and North Atlantic right whales will jeopardize the safety of…

House Oversight Committee Passes Waltz Bill to Stop FEHB Fraud and Government Waste

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Accountability passed the FEHB Protection Act of 2024, introduced by U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-06) to stop fraud within the largest employer-sponsored health insurance program in the country – the Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) program.  The FEHB Protection Act of…

Waltz Presses Generals Milley & McKenzie on Biden’s Disastrous Withdrawal from Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) pressed Former of Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff General (Ret.) Mark Milley and Former Commander of U.S. Central Command General (Ret.) Kenneth McKenzie Jr. for answers on the Biden Administration’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan and the killing of thirteen service men and women at Abbey Gate during a House Foreign…