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U.S. Congressman Bill Posey

News List
  • Posey: Omnibus Bill Falls Short of Curtailing Out-of-Control Spending
    Dec 16, 2011  - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a 1200-page omnibus spending bill for Fiscal Year 2012 bringing total discretionary spending to more than $1.053 trillion, several billion more than last year's spending level. Congressman Bill Posey voted against the legislation, which spends $31.6 ... More
  • Rep. Posey's Statement on the Balanced Budget Amendment
    Nov 18, 2011  - Sadly, today the House failed to pass a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution by a vote of 261 – 165. Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) supported the Amendment, however passage required a 2/3 majority. Below is Congressman Posey’s statement for the Congressional record: “Nearly every stat... More
  • The Child Tax Credit Preservation Act (H.R. 508)
    Oct 9, 2011  - Congressman Posey introduced the Child Tax Credit Preservation Act which makes the $1,000 per child tax credit permanent and requires that it be indexed to account for inflation each year. The idea behind the legislation is to help families plan for future expenses and to correct for the value of th... More
  • Posey, Foxx Introduce Bill to Eliminate Congressional Death Benefit
    Oct 7, 2011  - U.S. Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL) and Virginia Foxx (R-NC) were joined by 5 of their colleagues in introducing legislation (H.R. 3127) to eliminate a generous death benefit set aside for the family of Members of Congress who pass away during the term of their service. “I believe Members of Cong... More
  • Posey: Last Minute Plan Falls Short of What is Needed to Curb Debt
    Aug 1, 2011  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement regarding his vote against the debt limit deal: “Our nation is deep in debt and plummeting deeper in the red every day. The Federal government is spending way beyond its means. The credit ratings agencies have warned that the U.S.... More
  • Posey: Reid Bill Needs Long-Term Plan to Control Spending, Reduce Debt
    Jul 30, 2011  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement regarding today’s vote: “Today I joined a bipartisan majority of my House colleagues in rejecting Senator Reid’s bill to give the Administration their requested debt ceiling increase of $2.4 trillion using questionable accounting ... More
  • Posey: Serious, Long-Term Plan Needed to Tackle Nation’s Debt Problems
    Jul 29, 2011  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement regarding this evening's vote: “In 1997, the Balanced Budget Amendment to the United States Constitution passed the House of Representatives, but fell one vote short of passage in the United States Senate. That year the national d... More
  • Posey Statement on House Passage of Cut, Cap and Balance Legislation
    Jul 19, 2011  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL) released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 2560, the Cut, Cap and Balance Act: “In March of 2006, two years before I arrived in Washington, the Senate was debating a debt limit increase of $781 billion to bring the total national debt to $9 trillio... More
  • Posey Legislation Guarantees Social Security Checks for Senior Citizens
    Jul 18, 2011  - Today Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL) was joined by 6 of his House colleagues in introducing legislation to ensure the timely payment of Social Security benefits to senior citizens. Last week, the President warned that he could not “guarantee” that Social Security benefits would be paid to retirees if... More
  • Posey Votes to End Libya Conflict; Prohibit Ground Troops from Being Deployed
    Jun 3, 2011  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) today voted in support of two resolutions concerning the ongoing U.S. military action in Libya. The House considered H. Res. 292, which declares that the President shall not deploy members of the United States Armed Forces on the ground in Libya, and H. Con. Res.... More