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Dennis A. Ross

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  • Ross' "Official Time" Bill Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, spoke on the House Floor today in support of his legislation to require the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to submit an annual report to Congress relating to the use of official time by Federal employees. Ross’ legislation, H.R. 1293, passed unanimously by voice in the House of Representatives today. Under this bill, OPM must submit to Congress detailed annual reports outlining specific types ... Read more

  • Ross Recognizes 2017 Service Academy Appointees
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    WASHINGTON, D.C., May 16, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, last evening spoke at the 2017 Service Academy Banquet for Florida’s 15th Congressional District, where high school students throughout the district were recognized for their appointments to various U.S. Service Academies. “One of my favorite aspects of being a Member of Congress is the opportunity to assist deserving students in seeking appointments to our United States Service Academies,” said Rep... Read more

  • Ross: "After seven years, we are finally putting patients first”
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C., May 4, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which repeals Obamacare, and replaces it with a patient-centered health insurance market: “After seven long years, Americans across Florida and the entire nation can breathe a sigh of relief today because we fulfilled our promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. By working with President Trump and unitin... 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

  • Ross, Bordallo Applaud Guam Legislature's Passage of Resolution Supporting FOSTER Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 27, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, and Rep. Madeleine Bordallo, U.S. Delegate for Guam, made the following statements in response to the Guam Legislature unanimously passing Vice Speaker Therese M. Terlaje’s resolution (No. 25-34 (COR)) expressing support for Ross’ H.R. 809, the Fighting for Orange-Stricken Territories in Eastern Regions (FOSTER) Act, which provides presumptive Agent Orange exposure status to Vietnam War-era veteran... Read more

  • Ross Congratulates 2017 Congressional Art Competition Winner
    Posted in Press Releases on April 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 14, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), made the following statement congratulating this year’s winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition winner for the 15th Congressional District of Florida, Amber Johnson of Lakeland Christian School: “The Congressional Art Competition is one of Cindy’s and my favorite aspects of being a Member of Congress, and we look forward to this event every year. It is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the talents of so many creativ... Read more

  • Ross’ Statement on Judge Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court Confirmation
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 7, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement in response to the Senate Confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court: "The nomination and confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch as our newest Supreme Court Justice is a fantastic move by President Trump and the Senate. Like his predecessor Justice Scalia, Judge Gorsuch is a staunch defender of our Constitution who will protect our freedoms and properly... Read more

  • Ross’ Statement on President Trump's Military Action in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 6, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement in response to President Trump's military action in Syria: “President Trump's decisive and immediate military action speaks loud and clear that the U.S. will not stand for the Assad regime's evil treatment of innocent lives, including babies and children. I support President Trump's decision to launch this targeted military strike and pray it will deter the Assad reg... Read more

  • Ross: "We must do all we can to help our veterans who are suffering"
    Posted in Press Releases on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 5, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement in response to the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s hearing today on H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, bipartisan legislation that would provide presumptive Agent Orange exposure status to veterans who served in the waters off the coast of Vietnam during the Vietnam War so they may receive Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits for their Ag... Read more

  • Ross Introduces Fair and Open Competition Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 16, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, this week introduced the Fair and Open Competition Act, which will reduce costs for taxpayers by encouraging all qualified construction companies to compete for federal and federally-funded construction projects. The bill further prevents federal agencies and recipients of federal funding from requiring contractors to sign controversial project labor agreements (PLAs) as a condition of winning fede... Read more