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Dennis A. Ross

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  • Ross Returns More Than Half of a Million Dollars to the Treasury
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 9, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after returning $171,000 of his 2016 Congressional office budget to the U.S. Treasury, totaling more than $635,000 since he first took office: “If every day, hardworking Americans can live responsibly and on tight budgets, there is no reason our federal government cannot do the same, especially when it is spending taxpayer dollars. Like my neighbors back home, I sit do... Read more

  • Ross Reintroduces Bill to Grant NAI Federal Charter
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 8, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after reintroducing his legislation to grant a Federal charter to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI): "I wholeheartedly believe the key to a successful economy stems from the determination and willpower of hard working people," said Ross. "People who are motivated to innovate and develop new products and technologies or become entrepreneurs produce economic growth... Read more

  • Ross Introduces Expanded Agent Orange Bill to Help Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 2, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement after introducing the Fighting for Orange-Stricken Territories in Eastern Regions (FOSTER) Act, which would provide presumptive Agent Orange exposure status to Vietnam War Era veterans who served in specific areas and show symptoms of medical conditions currently associated with such exposure in order to receive U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits: “Nearly ev... Read more

  • Ross Announces Clermont Office Opening
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    LAKELAND, Fla., Feb. 1, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, today opened a new district office located in Clermont, Florida, in Lake County. This will be Ross’ third district office in Florida’s 15th Congressional District. “Today, I am proud and excited to announce the grand opening of my third district office located in Clermont, Florida,” said Ross. “Ever since Florida’s 15th Congressional District was redrawn to include parts of Lake County, I have been eage... Read more

  • Ross' Statement on Trump's Supreme Court Nominee
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 31, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement in response to President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left by the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia: “I am very pleased with President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Our judicial system was left with a deep void with passing of Justice Scalia. Along with the loss of this great m... Read more

  • Ross Appointed to Multiple New Subcommittees
    Posted in Press Releases on January 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, has been appointed to multiple subcommittees within the House Committees of Financial Services (FSC) and Oversight and Government Reform (OGR). Along with being appointed as Vice Chair of the FSC Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, Ross has been appointed to the Subcommittees on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit and Oversight and Investigations. Ross also has been appointed to the OGR Sub... Read more

  • Ross Reintroduces Student Loan Repayment Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on January 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 26, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement after reintroducing his Student Loan Repayment Act, which will allow employers to receive tax credits for hiring employees with student loans and for setting up an employee-employer match program for student loan repayments: “After the Department of Education reluctantly admitted a coding error in its student loan repayment rates, it recently announced the new average thr... Read more

  • Ross Calls on Congress to Pass Finish the Fence Act
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 25, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order on border security: “Finally, a president who is listening to the outcries of the American People and taking our national security seriously. President Trump’s plan to immediately secure our U.S.-Mexico border is the first incremental step in improving our immigration system and protecting our homeland. I am also excited th... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Prohibit Taxpayer-Funded Abortions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Health Care

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 24, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, which makes the Hyde Amendment and other current abortion funding prohibitions permanent and government-wide: “I proudly voted for H.R. 7 today because our nation should invest in women and children’s health, not abortion. Abortion is not healthcare; it is a brutal procedure that ends the lives of unbo... Read more

  • Ross Praises Trump's Pipeline Action
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 24, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement in response to President Trump signing orders today to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines: “I commend President Trump’s swift action to move forward with the building of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Opponents of these pipelines, including our former president, incorrectly claimed the pipelines would not benefit the U.S. jus... Read more