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U.S. Congressman Bill Posey

News List
  • NASA Needs More Funding to Close the Gap and Maintain America’s Leadership in Space Exploration
    Oct 22, 2009  - Today the U.S. Human Space Flight Plan Committee released its final report concluding that NASA will need additional funding in order to close the space gap and move forward with the Constellation program. “I commend the Committee for their hard work and putting some specifics on paper. But, the big... More
  • Posey Rallies for Space, Gives Update on Chinese Drywall Situation on House Floor
    Oct 21, 2009  - This afternoon Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) delivered a speech on the House Floor discussing the need to invest more in our nation’s space program. In his speech, Posey outlined what a day without NASA spinoff products would be like. “NASA has been at the cutting edge of technology, leading ... More
  • Local Businesses Honored for Creating Jobs
    Oct 20, 2009  - Four local businesses were honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week for their impact on their communities by increasing jobs through trade. PetroAlgae of Fellsmere, ISO Group Inc. of West Melbourne, Aero Industries of Titusville, and SpaceX of Cape Canaveral were all awarded the Chamber’s F... More
  • Committee Approves Posey’s Disclaimer Amendment
    Oct 15, 2009  - The House Financial Services Committee today approved an amendment offered by Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) to require that a newly proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA) post a disclaimer stating that it does not endorse the products and services that it reviews. “We don’t want... More
  • Posey: Congress Should Give Back Their Raise; Provide Relief to Seniors and Veterans
    Oct 15, 2009  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) recently cosponsored H.R. 3691, the Seniors and Veterans Economic Stimulus Act of 2009, to provide relief to seniors in anticipation of today’s announcement by the Social Security Administration that there would be no cost of living adjustment (COLA) increase in ... More
  • Columbus Day Should Honor Future Discoveries
    Oct 9, 2009  - As Americans prepare to enjoy a long weekend with their friends and families in honor of Columbus Day, Congressman Bill Posey is asking his fellow citizens and Members of Congress to consider the benefits of our nation’s space exploration program. “Our investment in space exploration has helped rais... More
  • Posey Letter Urges President to Make Space a Priority
    Oct 9, 2009  - Today, Congressman Bill Posey wrote a letter to President Obama urging him to fulfill his commitment to close the human space flight gap and keep American first is space. Our nation’s space program is at a critical juncture and important decisions will soon be made that will set the pace for America... More
  • Posey Introduces Legislation to Stop Congressional Abuses of Power
    Oct 8, 2009  - Congressman Bill Posey introduced a bill to change the rules of the House to prevent two or more unrelated issues from being incorporated into one single bill. The resolution requires that different issues be voted on separately by the House to end the practice of poisoning good legislation for poli... More
  • Posey Challenges Congress to Make Space a Priority In House Floor Speech
    Oct 8, 2009  - As Congress approaches the completion of the appropriations for next year’s NASA budget, Congressman Bill Posey once again challenged Congressional leaders to make NASA and our nation’s human space program a priority in a House floor speech. Posey represents Cape Canaveral and thousands of Kennedy S... More
  • Posey Takes President Up on His Offer to Review Health Care Bill Line-by-Line
    Oct 2, 2009  - Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) sent a letter to President Obama requesting the opportunity to take the President up on his offer to go line-by-line through health care reform legislation making its way through Congress. Posey also wants to discuss bipartisan approaches to bringing down the cos... More