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U.S. Congressman Bill Posey

News List
  • House Funds Plan to Make More Estuary Resources Available
    Jul 19, 2018  - Today the House of Representatives approved increased funding for local programs that benefit our nation’s estuaries, including the Indian River Lagoon. Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge), together with his Estuary Caucus colleagues, worked to boost resources used by local estuary programs in the ... More
  • House Funds Posey’s Plan to Make More Estuary Resources Available
    Jul 19, 2018  - Today the House of Representatives approved increased funding for local programs that benefit our nation’s estuaries, including the Indian River Lagoon. Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge), together with his Estuary Caucus colleagues, worked to boost resources used by local estuary programs in the ... More
  • Estuary Caucus Holds Briefing on Harmful Algal Blooms
    Apr 12, 2018  - On April 12th the Congressional Estuary Caucus held a briefing for congressional staff to discuss the harmful effects of algal blooms in our nation's estuaries. The caucus, which was co-founded by U.S. Reps. Bill Posey, Suzanne Bonamici, Frank LoBiondo and Rick Larsen, brought in a panel of experts ... More
  • Posey Testimony Supports National Estuary Program and Lagoon Revitalization Efforts
    Mar 1, 2017  - This week Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) offered testimony before the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on the Interior and Environment in support of the National Estuary Program. His testimony emphasized the ongoing success of the National Estuary Program and highlighted important... More
  • New Bipartisan Congressional Caucus Formed to Support Our Lagoon
    Feb 27, 2017  - U.S. Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL) and Brian Mast (R-FL) have worked with their house colleagues to found a new bipartisan congressional caucus to give our Indian River Lagoon a stronger voice and presence in the U.S. Congress. For years Congress has worked in bipartisan fashion to implement and... More
  • Congressman Posey Leads Bipartisan Letter in Support of the National Estuary Program
    Sep 23, 2016  - Today, Congressman Posey sent a letter, signed by 31 Members of the House of Representatives, to the leadership of the House Appropriations Committee advocating for robust support of the National Estuary Program (NEP) in the final FY2017 spending legislation. The letter highlights important aspects ... More
  • Posey’s Bipartisan Plan to Help Estuaries with Critical Needs Heads to the President’s Desk
    May 13, 2016  - Last night the U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation (S. 1523) to reauthorize funding for the National Estuary Program (NEP). Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge), one of four principle co-authors in the House of Representatives, secured the inclusion of his bipartisan plan (H.R. 573) to reprior... More
  • Efforts to Restore Our Lagoon
    Mar 22, 2016  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement on his efforts so far to help protect and restore our Indian River Lagoon: Many have asked what's going on with the lagoon? I think the recent FLORIDA TODAY article explains it well. Is anything being done about it? Yes - State, l... More
  • House Passes Posey-Murphy Bipartisan Plan to Help Estuaries with Critical Needs
    Jun 1, 2015  - Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation (H.R. 944) to reauthorize funding for the National Estuary Program (NEP). Reps. Bill Posey and Patrick Murphy, two of four principle co-authors of H.R. 944, were able to secure the inclusion of their bipartisan plan (H.R. 573) to reprioritiz... More
  • Bipartisan Bill Focuses National Estuary Program Funding to Meet Urgent Ecological Challenges
    Jan 27, 2015  - U.S. Representatives Bill Posey and Patrick Murphy reintroduced their bipartisan legislation today to prioritize funding within the National Estuary Program (NEP) to meet high priority needs across the nation’s 28 national estuaries. The Estuary Urgent Needs Priority Program Act prioritizes NEP fund... More