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Dennis A. Ross

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  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross Votes to Keep America Safe with Defense Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs, National Security

    In order to ensure that America is safe and our armed forces have what they need, U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, voted in favor of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act. The bill ensures that the U.S. is able to advance its interests around the globe, cares for warfighters and families, commits to a modern and well-trained military, and keeps our capabilities at the cutting edge. “The Constitution and the very notion of our sovereign obligation demands we... Read more

  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross Announces New Chief of Staff
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross, Senior Deputy Majority Whip, announced the hiring of Kyle Glenn to the position of Chief of Staff. Glenn previously served as Ross’s Deputy Chief of Staff. Glenn will transition into the role over the course of the next few weeks. "Kyle’s return to our team will be a boon for the work we do on behalf of Floridians," said Rep. Ross. "With Kyle in this role, we can renew our focus on fighting to reduce the size and scope of the federal government and strengthening our eco... Read more

  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross Votes to Defend Victims of Sexual Abuse in Sports
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    In the wake of recent allegations of sexual abuse made against personnel involved with USA Gymnastics, USA Swimming and USA Taekwondo, U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, sided with the victims and voted to require U.S. amateur athletic organizations to report sexual abuse immediately to local or federal law enforcement, or a child-welfare agency designated by the Justice Department. “We cannot tolerate any sexual abuse of our young athletes, and this bill provides l... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Protect Infants Who Survive Abortions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Health Care

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, voted in support of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 4712), which protects the lives of newborns who manage to live through abortions. The bill states that if a baby survives an abortion, he or she is entitled to the level of care received by any other baby of a similar age, no matter how delivered. Further, it establishes penalties if a health professional doesn’t provide such care. “A child who survives an a... Read more

  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross: Regulators Should Help Firms Reduce Risk, Prevent Crises
    Posted in Press Releases on January 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    During a hearing late Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip and a member of the House Financial Services Committee, noted that regulators need to work more closely and less antagonistically with financial firms to avoid future calamities. The comments came during a mark-up of his bill, the Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2018. “Would you say that it’s sufficient for firefighters to identify a house that’s on fire? Of course not. The k... Read more

  • Rep. Ross Blasts Terrible Conditions at Florida V.A. Facility
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans Affairs, Protecting Our Seniors

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, sent a letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin demanding answers about the terrible conditions at the CW Bill Young VA Medical Center in Pinellas County, Florida. A portion of the facility has no heat or hot water and veterans in the residential units have either had to take cold showers or walk across a parking lot to take a hot shower in a mobile unit. The text of the letter follows: Dear Secretary Shulkin, As you are ... Read more

  • Rep. Dennis A. Ross Lauds CFPB's Decision to Revisit Pay Day Lending Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip and a member of the House Committee on Financial Services, lauded Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Mick Mulvaney’s announcement that the bureau will reconsider the Pay Day Lending Rule: “CFPB’s decision to reconsider the Pay Day Lending Rule is an important step to protecting Americans’ access to credit that lets them pay their bills, their rent, and unexpected emergency expenses. However, a formal rulemaking cou... Read more

  • Ross Votes in Support of Iranian People Protesting Iran’s Brutal Regime
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, stood for the human rights of the Iranian people in the face of a brutal dictatorship by voting for H. Res. 676 today. The resolution condemns the Iranian regime’s serious human rights abuses against the Iranian people, significant corruption, and destabilizing activities abroad, urges the Administration to use targeted sanctions and work with the international community, and empower the people of Iran to speak freely. “The Iranian... Read more

  • Ross: With President's Signature on Tax Reform, Florida Will Prosper
    Posted in Press Releases on December 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    Washington - U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, praised the President's signing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act today: “With President Trump’s signature on our tax reform bill, Floridians will get to keep more of their hard earned money. They will also enjoy a boom in job creation and new opportunities. From simplifying the tax code to doubling the child tax credit and the standard deduction, this new law means Florida families and businesses will enjoy a thriving econ... Read more

  • Ross Blasts UN General Assembly on Jerusalem Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, blasted the United Nations General Assembly vote condemning the U.S.’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the true capital of Israel. “The United Nations General Assembly has fallen back into its old habit of attacking Israel’s sovereignty, ignoring the right of the United States to handle its own diplomatic affairs, and providing a forum for human rights violators, tin pot dictators, and corrupt governments to distort the historic... Read more