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Dennis A. Ross

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  • Ross Welcomes President Trump’s Decisive Action to Withdraw from the Flawed Iran Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON— In response to the President’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Deal, U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, issued the following statement. "The Iran Deal, agreed to by the previous administration without the consent of Congress, empowered Iran to continue its pursuit of terror and human rights abuse throughout the region. Rife with secret side agreements that jeopardize the safety of Americans both abroad and within our homeland, I welcome President Tru... Read more

  • Rep. Ross Announces He Will Not Be Seeking Re-election in 2018
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, today announced he will not be seeking re-election in 2018. “It has been the honor and privilege of a lifetime to serve my community as a Member of Congress and I am grateful for the encouragement and input of family, friends, and neighbors over the years. After thoughtful prayer and consideration, my wife Cindy and I decided that I will not seek re-election for a fifth-term in office,” said Congressman Ross. “I ... Read more

  • Congress Should Correct CFPB’s Willful Ignorance on Payday Lending
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    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 ... Read more

  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross Praises Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd on House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    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 ... Read more

  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross Expresses Sorrow Over Tragic School Shooting in Florida
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross Votes to Strengthen Low- and Moderate-Income Homebuyer Access to Mortgages
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross Debates Rep. Maxine Waters, Blasts Dodd-Frank's Impact on Community Banks
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    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... Read more

  • Dennis A. Ross Votes to Strengthen Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Our Seniors

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Chief Deputy Majority Whip, voted to protect Social Security for millions of Americans today by supporting the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2017. The bill strengthens oversight and personal control of a program that handles how Social Security payments are made to those who are not capable of managing their own benefits, such as an adult or child with dementia. “Florida’s Social Security beneficiaries need to know that thi... Read more

  • Ross Joins Letter to Secure Medicare Advantage
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, joined a letter with fellow House members urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to support the Medicare Advantage program, which provides care to nearly 19 million seniors and individuals with disabilities. The Medicare Advantage program offers a variety of individually tailored insurance plans operated by private companies to supplement traditional Medicare benefits. The program offers addit... Read more

  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross Applauds Approval of New VA Facility Construction
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs

    In response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approving the construction of a new housing tower at the Haley VA hospital, U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, issued a statement applauding the decision: “It is vital that we ensure that our veterans care facilities are kept up to date and can meet demand, so I’m glad the Army Corps of Engineers has finally approved these long-delayed plans,” said Rep. Ross. “We must make sure those who served us are properly served i... Read more