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U.S. Congressman Bill Posey

News List
  • Posey Introduces Legislation to Require Members of Congress to Disclose Overseas Business Ties
    Apr 11, 2018  - As part of his “Drain the Swamp” initiative, Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) introduced legislation to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require members of Congress and their immediate family to disclose business ties with foreign entities. “This legislation increases congressional ... More
  • The Budget Process is Broken
    Feb 9, 2018  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement regarding legislation to fund the federal government: “The budget process is clearly broken. The House of Representatives passed all of its appropriations bills in September. Yet, even with last month’s short-term extension, the S... More
  • Rep. Posey's Statement on Sexual Harassment Legislation
    Dec 1, 2017  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement regarding H. Res. 630 to requiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress. The legislation is int... More
  • House Approves Posey’s Bill to Make CFPB More Responsive
    Jun 8, 2017  - Today the House of Representatives passed Congressman Bill Posey’s legislation to make the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) more accountable and responsive. Posey’s bipartisan reform bill, the Bureau Advisory Opinion Act (H.R. 5453), which he introduced last Congress, was included as part... More
  • VA Accountability Office Long Overdue
    Apr 28, 2017  - President Trump took an executive action supported by Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) to create a new “accountability and whistleblower protection office” within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA has been under a dark cloud since investigations revealed poor treatment of our veter... More
  • House Approves Posey’s Transparency Amendment
    Jan 11, 2017  - With the support of U.S. Representative Bill Posey (R-Rockledge), the House of Representatives passed the Regulatory Accountability Act (H.R. 5), legislation to eliminate overly burdensome red tape and regulations that are stifling job creation, innovation, and economic growth. Included in the bill ... 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
  • In Historic Veto Override Congress Approves Legislation to Ensure Justice for Victims of Terrorism
    Sep 28, 2016  - Both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate voted to override the President’s veto of The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act. The legislation allows the victims and families of victims of terror attacks to sue foreign states that aid and abet acts of terror on U.S. soil. “Victi... More
  • House Passes VA Accountability Legislation
    Sep 15, 2016  - Today the House of Representatives passed legislation with the support of Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) to hold employees at the VA accountable for poor performance and misconduct while also implementing important reforms to improve the disability appeals process. The VA Accountability First ... More
  • House Passes Legislation to Reform Justice Department Settlement Practices
    Sep 8, 2016  - With the support of Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge), the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5063, the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act, which prevents federal agencies from incorporating mandatory “donations” in settlement agreements – a practice that has diverted approximately $880 million in... More