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U.S. Congressman Bill Posey

News List
  • Federal Judge Rules Health Care Mandate Unconstitutional
    Dec 13, 2010  - A federal judge today ruled a provision of the new health care law which requires all Americans to purchase health insurance or pay a fine to be unconstitutional. The ruling stems from a lawsuit brought by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. A federal judge in Florida is set to rule later this... More
  • After Six Months, Health Care Reform Undermines Stated Goals
    Sep 23, 2010  - As health care reform reaches its 6 month anniversary, many American families and small businesses remain skeptical of the new law, because it is driving costs higher, will force more than half of all Americans to lose their current health plan, and it is hampering economic recovery and job creation... More
  • Posey To Tour Health Care Facilities, Meet with Workers and Constituents
    Aug 26, 2010  - Next week Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) will tour several health care facilities in the 15th Congressional District as well as tour a Melbourne Home Depot Store, Cocoa’s Coca-Cola facility and Melbourne Symetrics facility to meet workers and industry leaders. Posey and his staff will also mee... More
  • Posey Votes to Repeal Health Care Reform’s Individual Mandate
    Jun 16, 2010  - Yesterday, Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) supported legislation on the House floor to repeal the individual mandate included in the new health care reform law which requires every American to purchase health insurance or pay a fine. “It is the right of every American to freely choose how they ... More
  • Most Americans Will Lose Their Current Health Plans According to Administration’s Regulations
    Jun 11, 2010  - According to an official draft of the Administration’s regulations for implementing the new health care reform law, 51% of all Americans will lose their current health care plans over the next three years. Furthermore, 66% of all employees working for small businesses will lose their current health ... More
  • Representatives Posey, Holt Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Raise Awareness of Esophageal Cancer
    May 11, 2010  - Today Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL) joined with Congressman Rush Holt (D-NJ) in introducing a bipartisan resolution (H.Res.1343) recognizing the importance of detecting esophageal cancer during its earliest stages, advancing medical research, and supporting the goals and ideals of Esophageal Cancer ... More
  • House Members Introduce Bill to Eliminate Special Health Care Exemption for Leadership and Committee Staff
    Mar 25, 2010  - Today 18 Members of Congress introduced legislation to close the loophole to eliminate the special health care reform exemption for certain Congressional staff so that all Legislative Branch employees are treated the same. This legislation amends the enacted bill to correct a special exemption in th... More
  • Health Care Bill Gives Government Unprecedented Powers
    Mar 21, 2010  - Tonight the House of Representatives narrowly passed legislation to expand the federal government’s role in every American’s health care decisions with a sweeping takeover of the nation’s health care system. Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) cast his vote against the bill, citing massive new tax ... More
  • Health Care Debate Update: Congress Likely to Vote Sunday
    Mar 20, 2010  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL) shared the following letter with constituents this week highlighting a new web-page /healthcarefactcheck/ regarding the health care legislation currently being considered by Congress: “Dear Friend, “The Speaker of the House just announced that she has scheduled Congress... More
  • Speaker Says: “You Can Read the Bill AFTER it Passes”
    Mar 9, 2010  - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said yesterday of health care reform legislation: “We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.” Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL) disagreed, saying “I think America would rather know what’s in the bill before it’s passed and becomes law. And while t... More