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Dennis A. Ross

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  • 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 Ross and Fellow Members Announce New “Victims of Communism Caucus”
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Family Values, Constitution

    In recognition of the over 100 million people victimized by communism and the need to raise awareness of those dissidents who continue to protest against current communist regimes, U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, announced the formation of the Victims of Communism Caucus for the 115th Congress (2017-2019) alongside fellow Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Dan Lipinski (D-IL), and Chris Smith (R-NJ). The Victims of Communism Caucus is a bipartisan group of Members... Read more

  • Ross Meets With Sec. Zinke to Discuss Modernizing National Parks
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C., July 18, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, today met with Dept. of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, fellow Members of Congress and outdoor recreation industry leaders, including the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association, at the Made in America Outdoor Recreation event at the Dept. of Interior to discuss the importance of modernizing U.S. National Parks through public-private partnerships with the National Park Service. “As a kid raised in t... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Protect Consumers and End Wall Street Bailouts
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 8, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, today spoke on the House Floor before voting to pass the Financial CHOICE Act. This bill ends taxpayer-funded bailouts of large financial institutions, imposes tougher penalties on those who commit financial fraud and insider trading, demands greater accountability from Washington regulators, and relieves well-capitalized banks from regulations that slow economic growth. The Financial CHOICE Act pro... Read more

  • Giving community banks, credit unions Financial CHOICE
    Posted in Ross Opinion Pieces on June 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    Published in Florida Politics and The Hill. This week, the House of Representatives will consider an important financial reform package, known as the Financial CHOICE Act, which provides desperately needed relief to community financial institutions from the harmful, complex and excessive regulatory environment created by the Dodd-Frank Act. The Dodd-Frank Act, signed into law by President Obama in July 2010, was more than 2,000 pages long and directed federal regulators to implement more than 40... Read more

  • Dispelling the Myths: The Real Facts about the AHCA
    Posted in Ross Opinion Pieces on May 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Health Care, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    Published in Sunshine State News and Florida Politics. Beyond any measure, the Affordable Care Act, better known as “Obamacare,” has failed in its promises to the American people. As it stands, Obamacare is in a death spiral and collapsing under its own weight of broken assurances, imperiling tens of thousands of Floridians with ever-increasing premiums and fewer and fewer choices for their medical needs. Here are the undisputed facts about Obamacare: It was sold to the American people based on ... 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

  • The American Health Care Act will put patients first
    Posted in Ross Opinion Pieces on March 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Health Care, Taxes, Spending, and Our Economy

    Published in the Tampa Bay Times, Sunshine State News, Florida Politics, The Hill, and the Washington Examiner. This month marks seven long and daunting years since Obamacare was signed into the law. Seven years of broken promises. Seven years of skyrocketing premiums and fewer options. Seven years of tax increases, mandates and penalties. Seven years of families and hardworking Americans having to make the choice between putting food on the table, buying cost-prohibitive health insurance under ... Read more

  • Ross Receives “True Blue” Award for Pro-Family Record
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 7, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after receiving the Family Research Council (FRC) Action’s “True Blue” Award for his 100 percent pro-family voting record: “As Americans, we have a moral obligation to protect the rights of the unborn, who are the most helpless of victims. As a Christian, a father and a Member of the Pro-Life Congressional Caucus, I am deeply committed to preserving our nation's tradit... Read more