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Dennis A. Ross

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Congress Should Correct CFPB’s Willful Ignorance on Payday Lending
February 16, 2018
Congress Should Correct CFPB's Willful Ignorance on Payday LendingBy Rep. Dennis A. Ross February 16, 2018 Since Acting Director Mick Mulvaney announced his decision to review the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's payday lending rule, detractors have demanded that he explain himself. Fortunately, the flimsy research underpinning the rule in the first place reveals that no explanation is needed. The evidence shows that CFPB's haphazard conclusions led to a rule that, if left in place, will ... More
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Rep. Dennis A. Ross Praises Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd on House Floor
February 14, 2018
U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15) spoke on the House Floor today congratulating Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd for his new role as President of the Major County Sheriff’s Association during the organization’s 20th Anniversary. His remarks appear below. Click the video to watch Rep. Ross’s remarks congratulating Sheriff Grady Judd Mr. Speaker— I rise in recognition of a man whose service to his community has resulted in greater safety, security, and justice in Polk County. Sheriff Grady Judd, a ... More
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Rep. Dennis A. Ross Expresses Sorrow Over Tragic School Shooting in Florida
February 14, 2018
U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, issued the following statement regarding the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida: “Cindy and I continue to grieve for the Parkland shooting’s victims and their families. Those could have been our boys. I’m devastated by this event and my prayers go to the victims and their families. I’m grateful for the response of the first responders, and I and my colleagues are trying to learn more about what ha... More
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Rep. Dennis A. Ross Votes to Strengthen Low- and Moderate-Income Homebuyer Access to Mortgages
February 8, 2018
U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, voted in favor of removing barriers to home ownership for low- and moderate- income Americans today by supporting the Mortgage Choice Act. The bipartisan legislation helps consumers access affordable mortgages by making commonsense improvements to the definition of "points and fees" under the Dodd-Frank Act’s Qualified Mortgage Rule. “During the eight years since passage of Dodd-Frank, its shortcomings have harmed low- and moderate... More
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Rep. Dennis A. Ross Debates Rep. Maxine Waters, Blasts Dodd-Frank's Impact on Community Banks
February 8, 2018
Community banks and the mom-and-pop businesses they serve have been severely harmed by federal regulators, argued U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15) during a debate on the House Floor over legislation that would lift regulatory barriers to lending for community banks with less than $3 billion in total assets. Rep. Ross, who is Senior Deputy Majority Whip and Vice Chairman of the Housing and Insurance Subcommittee for the House Committee on Financial Services, had a brief exchange with the commit... More
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