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Dennis A. Ross

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Bipartisan Resolution Introduced to Stop CFBP Rule
December 1, 2017
WASHINGTON -- A group of House Republicans and Democrats on Friday introduced legislation to nullify a controversial rule that would effectively ban millions of consumers from accessing short-term, small-dollar credit. The rule was issued by the former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) shortly before he left office. Short-term, small dollar credit is essential to nearly 12 million American consumers who have difficulty qualifying for many other types of credit. These lo... More
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Rep. Ross Votes to Enhance Accountability of Government Employees
November 30, 2017
U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip and a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, voted today to allow for greater accountability among government employees and provide a longer evaluation period for federal employees in order to evaluate whether a prospective employee is a good candidate for permanent status. “Taxpayers deserve to be served by qualified employees who have demonstrated an ability to get the job done,” said Rep. Ross. “By givi... More
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Rep. Ross Praises Court's Rejection of CFPB Overreach in Leadership Dispute
November 28, 2017
U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip and member of the House Financial Services Committee, praised U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly’s ruling that denies Leandra English, who was named last week as acting director by outgoing CFPB chief Richard Cordray, a temporary restraining order to block OMB Director Mick Mulvaney from assuming the role of acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. “The Court was right to strike down former Director Cordray’... More
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Congressman Ross Blasts Proposed Disaster Supplemental for Ignoring Florida Citrus Losses
November 17, 2017
U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, issued the following statement upon learning that Florida citrus growers were left out of the proposed supplemental relief package. “Floridians have been kicked to the curb in this proposed disaster supplemental, which lacks relief for Florida’s citrus growers who suffered immensely from this storm. The Florida delegation specifically requested this relief because there isn’t a citrus grove that wasn’t affected, with some experienc... More
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Ross Votes to Simplify and Lower Taxes for Americans
November 16, 2017
U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, issued the following statement on his vote for the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017: “Today, I voted to make taxes lower and simpler for Americans,” said Rep. Ross. “In the 15th District alone, this bill will help the over 50,000 taxpayers who claim the child tax credit. It will help the over 46,000 taxpayers who have small business income. The over 3,000 taxpayers who currently pay the Alternative Minimum Tax won’t have to do so anymo... More
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