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Dennis A. Ross

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  • Dispelling the Myths: The Real Facts about the AHCA
    Posted in Ross Opinion Pieces on May 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Health Care, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    Published in Sunshine State News and Florida Politics. Beyond any measure, the Affordable Care Act, better known as “Obamacare,” has failed in its promises to the American people. As it stands, Obamacare is in a death spiral and collapsing under its own weight of broken assurances, imperiling tens of thousands of Floridians with ever-increasing premiums and fewer and fewer choices for their medical needs. Here are the undisputed facts about Obamacare: It was sold to the American people based on ... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Rebuild and Bolster National Security with Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Family Values, Health Care, Education, Constitution, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy, Immigration, Agriculture

    WASHINGTON, D.C., May 3, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement after voting to pass Legislation Making Further Appropriations for FY 2017, which funds the federal government for the remainder of the current fiscal year: “The funding bill we passed today fulfills our promises to the American people to provide for a stronger, safer and more prosperous America. As I have stated before, I was not voted into office to shut down the govern... Read more

  • The American Health Care Act will put patients first
    Posted in Ross Opinion Pieces on March 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Health Care, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    Published in the Tampa Bay Times, Sunshine State News, Florida Politics, The Hill, and the Washington Examiner. This month marks seven long and daunting years since Obamacare was signed into the law. Seven years of broken promises. Seven years of skyrocketing premiums and fewer options. Seven years of tax increases, mandates and penalties. Seven years of families and hardworking Americans having to make the choice between putting food on the table, buying cost-prohibitive health insurance under ... 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 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 Votes to Override Obama’s 9/11 Victim Veto
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Family Values

    WASHINGTON, D.C. Sept. 28, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement today after voting to override President Obama’s veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which gives families of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks the ability to sue Saudi Arabia: “The president’s refusal to provide families of Sept. 11 victims the chance to hold those behind the deadliest terrorist attack in American history accountable i... Read more

  • Ross Votes for Zika Funding in CR
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Health Care, Constitution, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. Sept. 28, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement today after voting to pass a continuing resolution budget that includes $1.1 billion in anti-Zika-funding: “I am very pleased that the House and Senate finally united and passed this essential funding that will help combat and prevent the spread of the deadly Zika virus. This issue hits home and is close to my heart, as Florida alone has confirmed nearly 1,000 cases of ... Read more

  • Ross: On Zika, put people over politics
    Posted in Ross Opinion Pieces on September 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Health Care

    Published in The Ledger, Sunshine State News and Florida Politics. Last week, the Senate again blocked $1.1 billion in desperately needed funding to help research, prevent, and fight the spread of the Zika virus — all for political reasons. The last time I checked, members of Congress are sent to Washington with the duty to protect the American people, not play political games with their lives. Unfortunately, when it comes to passing Zika funding legislation, the lives of those my colleagues and... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Prevent Government Abortion Coercion
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Health Care

    WASHINGTON, D.C., July 13, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement today after voting to pass the Conscience Protection Act of 2016, which amends the Public Health Service Act to stop the federal government, and any state or local government that receives federal funds, from penalizing, retaliating against, or otherwise discriminating against a health care provider on the basis that the provider does not participate in abortion procedu... Read more

  • Ross Celebrates MacDill Air Force Base’s 75th Anniversary with Congressional Record Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs, National Security, Family Values

    WASHINGTON, D.C., April 15, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, submitted a statement for the Congressional Record, celebrating tomorrow as the 75th anniversary of MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa. Ross was joined by Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14), both members of the Tampa Bay delegation, in submitting a statement in support of the base’s profound and historical impact on the area and throughout the U.S. Ross’ Congressional Record statement provided below: “Mr. Speak... Read more