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Dennis A. Ross

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  • 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

  • Ross Asks VA Secretary to Help Agent Orange-Stricken Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs

    Ross Asks VA Secretary to Help Agent Orange-Stricken Veterans WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 3, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after sending a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, asking the VA to help veterans suffering from diseases associated with Agent Orange exposure while stationed in Guam during the Vietnam War: “It is an absolute shame that we have veterans who sacrificed their lives for us but a... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Limit Outdated, Burdensome Regulations on Small Businesses and Families
    Posted in Press Releases on March 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 1, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 998, Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act of 2017: “We must reduce the ineffective and intrusive federal regulations holding back our nation’s economic opportunity, which is why I led the SCRUB Act’s Floor debate and voted for its passage today. “Throughout my district and across the State of Flor... Read more

  • Ross’ Response to President Trump's Joint Congress Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 28, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s first address before a Joint Session of Congress: “One by one, President Trump has been checking off the promises he made to the American people. He is doing exactly what he said he was going to do, and tonight’s address solidified his commitment to the prosperity of our nation. He laid out an optimistic vision for our country that cro... Read more

  • 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