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Dennis A. Ross

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  • Ross, Bordallo Applaud Guam Legislature's Passage of Resolution Supporting FOSTER Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 27, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, and Rep. Madeleine Bordallo, U.S. Delegate for Guam, made the following statements in response to the Guam Legislature unanimously passing Vice Speaker Therese M. Terlaje’s resolution (No. 25-34 (COR)) expressing support for Ross’ H.R. 809, the Fighting for Orange-Stricken Territories in Eastern Regions (FOSTER) Act, which provides presumptive Agent Orange exposure status to Vietnam War-era veteran... Read more

  • Ross Congratulates 2017 Congressional Art Competition Winner
    Posted in Press Releases on April 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 14, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), made the following statement congratulating this year’s winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition winner for the 15th Congressional District of Florida, Amber Johnson of Lakeland Christian School: “The Congressional Art Competition is one of Cindy’s and my favorite aspects of being a Member of Congress, and we look forward to this event every year. It is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the talents of so many creativ... Read more

  • Ross’ Statement on Judge Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court Confirmation
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 7, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement in response to the Senate Confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court: "The nomination and confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch as our newest Supreme Court Justice is a fantastic move by President Trump and the Senate. Like his predecessor Justice Scalia, Judge Gorsuch is a staunch defender of our Constitution who will protect our freedoms and properly... Read more

  • Ross’ Statement on President Trump's Military Action in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 6, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement in response to President Trump's military action in Syria: “President Trump's decisive and immediate military action speaks loud and clear that the U.S. will not stand for the Assad regime's evil treatment of innocent lives, including babies and children. I support President Trump's decision to launch this targeted military strike and pray it will deter the Assad reg... Read more

  • Ross: "We must do all we can to help our veterans who are suffering"
    Posted in Press Releases on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 5, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement in response to the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s hearing today on H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, bipartisan legislation that would provide presumptive Agent Orange exposure status to veterans who served in the waters off the coast of Vietnam during the Vietnam War so they may receive Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits for their Ag... Read more

  • Ross Introduces Fair and Open Competition Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 16, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, this week introduced the Fair and Open Competition Act, which will reduce costs for taxpayers by encouraging all qualified construction companies to compete for federal and federally-funded construction projects. The bill further prevents federal agencies and recipients of federal funding from requiring contractors to sign controversial project labor agreements (PLAs) as a condition of winning fede... Read more

  • Ross Reintroduces Bipartisan Flood Insurance Bill to Help Homeowners
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 8, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, today reintroduced his bipartisan legislation, the Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act, which would encourage the development of a robust private flood insurance market that can offer homeowners options in terms of pricing and coverage. Property owners are currently limited by regulatory barriers to purchasing a one-size-fits-all NFIP flood insurance product, even though private poli... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Support U.S. Troops and Fight Terrorism
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 8, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement after voting to pass, H.R. 1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act: “The singular most important duty of Congress is to provide for our nation’s defense. At a time when we are threatened every day by ISIS and radical Islamic jihadists, we must support and rebuild our military to prevent harm to our country, its people and our allies. This legislation provides ... Read more

  • Ross Receives “True Blue” Award for Pro-Family Record
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 7, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after receiving the Family Research Council (FRC) Action’s “True Blue” Award for his 100 percent pro-family voting record: “As Americans, we have a moral obligation to protect the rights of the unborn, who are the most helpless of victims. As a Christian, a father and a Member of the Pro-Life Congressional Caucus, I am deeply committed to preserving our nation's tradit... Read more

  • Ross Introduces Legislation to Account for Federal Employees' Use of Official Time
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 6, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after introducing H.R. 1293, legislation requiring the Office of Personnel Management to submit an annual report to Congress relating to the use of “official time” by federal employees: “I introduced H.R. 1293 so Congress may better account for federal employees’ use of working hours and eliminate wasteful spending. This bill will require the Office of Personnel Manage... Read more