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Dennis A. Ross

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  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross on C-SPAN
    Posted in In the News on October 7, 2015 | Preview rr

    Click the link below to view Congressman Ross' interview with Greta Brawner on C-SPAN's Washington Journal: Rep. Ross Interview on C-SPAN Read more

  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross - Washington Examiner Podcast
    Posted in In the News on October 7, 2015 | Preview rr

    Click on the link below to listen to Congressman Ross' Washington Examiner podcast interview with Lori Lundin: Rep. Ross discusses the future for the GOP | Washington Examiner Read more

  • Increasing Student Debt: U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross Says Federal Government Is Failing Students
    Posted in In the News on April 27, 2015 | Preview rr

    By Khristopher J. Brooks THE LEDGER Published: Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:07 p.m. Last Modified: Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:22 p.m. LAKELAND | U.S. House Rep. Dennis Ross stood before 100 students in a Southeastern University classroom on Monday and said he feels sorry for them. The Lakeland Republican remembered how much it took to pay his tuition at Auburn University. But students these days are experiencing higher tuition, and subsequently, are taking out loans and being given more money t... Read more

  • House lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill to reform U.S. risk panel
    Posted in In the News on March 24, 2015 | Preview rr

    By Sarah N. Lynch REUTERS (Reuters) - A Republican congressman and a Democratic colleague have introduced a bill to shed more light on the workings of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, which watches for emerging threats to market stability. The draft bill by Florida Republican Dennis Ross and Maryland Democrat John Delaney was introduced late Monday, and formally announced on Tuesday - just a day before Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is slated to testify in the Senate about the latest effo... Read more

  • USDA Allots Scientists $7.3 Million
    Posted in In the News on March 19, 2015 | Preview rr

    By Kevin Bouffard THE LEDGER Published: Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 10:10 p.m. Last Modified: Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 10:10 p.m WINTER HAVEN | The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given Florida researchers $7.3 million to help eradicate diseases, pests and other creepy crawlies that damage crops. That represents 12.6 percent of the $57.9 million appropriated for such efforts this year through the federal Farm Bill. "The projects and centers funded through this effort are helping to develo... Read more

  • Ross Statement on the Lakeland World War II Memorial Dedication
    Posted in In the News on December 5, 2014 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. --U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip and member of the House Committee on Financial Services today released the following statement as phase one of the World War II Memorial Plaza is being dedicated in Veterans Park located in Lakeland, Florida. “Today’s dedication ceremony is very special to our community, our community service members and those who served throughout America. Phase one of the World War II Memorial unveils the Pearl Harbor is honorab... Read more

  • Dennis Ross' Star is Ascending in Washington
    Posted in In the News on October 3, 2014 | Preview rr

    By Jeff Henderson SUNSHINE STATE NEWS Don’t look now, but Dennis Ross is starting to move up the ladder in Washington. Ross was one of the beneficiaries in Congress this June when Eric Cantor lost the Republican primary in a stunner. In the reshuffling of the GOP leadership, Kevin McCarthy moved up to become House majority leader, taking Cantor’s spot. Steve Scalise slid over to McCarthy’s old post as GOP whip and brought Ross in as part of his team. Now Ross is a senior deputy whip and, as he t... Read more

  • Lawmakers Agonize Over Their First War Vote
    Posted in In the News on September 16, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    Lawmakers Agonize Over Their First War Vote By Billy House At a closed-door meeting last week with fellow House Republicans about whether to support President Obama's request for authorization to train and equip the Free Syrian Army, Speaker John Boehner provided a brief flashback to the start of his congressional career. Boehner recalled how the first votes he ever cast as a just-elected member—in January 1991—were on whether to approve the initial U.S. military action against Iraq, under then-... Read more

  • House Republicans Decry Double Standard For Insurers, Asset Managers Under FSOC
    Posted in In the News on September 3, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    Republican lawmakers accused the Financial Stability Oversight Council Sept. 2 of holding insurers and asset managers to different standards in its deliberations over whether to designate certain companies as systemically important financial institutions. “We are concerned that the council has devoted far less effort to empirical analysis, stakeholder outreach, and transparency in its consideration of insurance companies for designation than it has for asset management firms,” seven House Republ... Read more

  • U.S. Republican lawmakers say regulators treat insurers unfairly
    Posted in In the News on September 2, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of Republican lawmakers on Tuesday accused U.S. regulators of "disparate treatment" of nonbank financial firms that are currently being considered for tougher oversight. The lawmakers, led by Representative Scott Garrett of New Jersey, said that in trying to identify companies so large that their failure could pose a potential threat to financial markets, regulators have considered more analysis and public feedback on asset management firms than... Read more