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U.S. Congressman Bill Posey

News List
  • House Takes First Step in Reforming Tax Code
    Nov 16, 2017  - Today the House of Representatives passed legislation to overhaul the nation’s tax code, cutting tax rates for families and workers in every income bracket, closing loopholes and making business tax rates more internationally competitive. “The legislation is a first step toward reforming our nation’... More
  • Legislation Makes High Cost Regulations Subject to Congressional Approval
    Jan 6, 2017  - With the support of Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge), the House of Representatives passed legislation to make high cost federal regulations subject to Congressional approval. The Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny or REINS Act (H.R. 26) provides an important check on the power of... More
  • Legislation Prevents IRS Abuse and Protects Free Speech Rights for All Americans
    Jun 14, 2016  - With the support of Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge), the House of Representatives passed important legislation to protect the First Amendment right of all Americans to make donations to tax-exempt nonprofit groups without the fear of retaliation by politically motivated employees at the Interna... More
  • Rep. Posey's Statement on the Omnibus Bill
    Dec 18, 2015  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement regarding passage of the omnibus spending bill: “With our national debt about to reach $19 trillion, it is past time for Washington to get serious about fixing our broken budget process,” said Congressman Bill Posey. “Despite the ... More
  • Committee Approves Posey Legislation to Put the Brakes on New Credit Union Regulations
    Sep 30, 2015  - A bipartisan measure introduced by U.S. Representatives Stephen Fincher (R-TN), Bill Posey (R-FL) and Denny Heck (D-WA) to require additional study of newly proposed regulations for credit unions was approved by the House Financial Services Committee today. In June, the National Credit Union Adminis... More
  • Legislation Takes Steps to Protect Taxpayers and Restore Trust in the IRS
    Apr 15, 2015  - With the support of Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge), the U.S. House of Representatives passed several pieces of legislation to strengthen taxpayer protections and bring about a fairer, more accountable and transparent Internal Revenue Service (IRS). For several years the IRS has been plagued by... More
  • Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation Introduced to Protect Insurance Policy Holders from Being Forced to Bailout Financial Firms
    Mar 20, 2015  - U.S. Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL) and Brad Sherman (D-CA) joined with U.S. Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced the Policyholder Protection Act (H.R. 1478, S. 798), bipartisan legislation to ensure that your personal insurance policies won’t be raided to prop-up failing... More
  • House Passes Bill to Fight Hunger, Promote Charitable Giving
    Feb 13, 2015  - With the support of Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge), the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to aid in the fight against hunger and help promote charitable giving by making certain tax deductions for charitable donations permanent. The America Gives More Act (H.R. 644) was approved... More
  • Posey: Omnibus Bill Product of Broken Budget Process
    Dec 11, 2014  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement concerning today’s vote on H.R. 83, the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015: “Washington needs to get serious real fast about fixing our broken budget process,” said Congressman Posey. “Last week our natio... More
  • Posey Requests GAO Review the AAF Loan Application Over Any Potential Risk to Taxpayers
    Aug 14, 2014  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) has written to the Comptroller General of the United States requesting that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) initiate its own viability study of the All Aboard Florida high speed rail project. Below is the text of his letter: It is my understanding that... More