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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
  • House Passes Legislation to Restore Accountability for High Cost Regulations
    Dec 7, 2011  - 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 Act or REINS Act provides a check on the authority of federal regu... 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
  • Posey Legislation Earns Key Endorsement
    Nov 8, 2011  - The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), whose 10,000 members own more than 40% of all U.S. Hotels, has come out in support of Congressman Bill Posey’s (R-FL) bipartisan legislation (H.R. 1723) to aid economic recovery by preventing federal bank regulators from arbitrarily penalizing com... More
  • The Common Sense Economic Recovery Act (H.R. 1723)
    Oct 15, 2011  - Congressman Posey is the lead sponsor of bipartisan legislation to aid job creation and economic recovery by preventing federal bank regulators from arbitrarily penalizing small community banks for working with borrowers to modify their loans or accepting mortgage payments from someone other than th... More
  • Eliminating the payment of death gratuities for deceased Members of Congress (H.R.3127)
    Oct 14, 2011  - Congressman Posey introduced legislation to eliminate a generous death benefit set aside for the family of Members of Congress who pass away during the term of their service. The Congressional death gratuity was initially intended decades ago as a form of life insurance for families of Members of Co... More
  • The Social Security Check Guarantee Act of 2011 (H.R. 2581)
    Oct 13, 2011  - Congressman Posey introduced legislation to ensure the timely payment of Social Security benefits to senior citizens by requiring that Social Security checks be sent to seniors even if the federal government reaches the statutory debt limit. The Social Security Check Guarantee Act is intended to rea... More
  • The Senior Citizen Income Security Act (H.R. 1140)
    Oct 12, 2011  - Congressman Posey introduced the Senior Citizen Income Security Act to help senior citizens improve their economic well being and to restore some of the original promises that were made years ago through Social Security. The legislation implements the following: 1. Repeals the 1993 Clinton tax incre... More
  • REAL Space Act (H.R. 1641)
    Oct 11, 2011  - The RE-asserting American Leadership in Space Act, or REAL Space Act, sets a new course for NASA toward human space flight while keeping within current budgetary constraints. Specifically, the bipartisan legislation directs NASA to plan to return to the Moon by 2022 and develop a sustained human pre... More
  • Assure Servicemembers Are Paid (ASAP) Act (H.R. 1508)
    Oct 10, 2011  - Congressman Posey introduced the ASAP Act or the Assure Servicemembers Are Paid Act to require that in the event of a government shutdown, our military men and women defending our nation continue being paid without delay. The United States enjoys the benefits of an all volunteer, professional milita... More