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Rep. Posey’s Statement on the Supreme Court’s Health Care Ruling

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding the health care law: “While I am still reading the Supreme Court decision, I must admit I am disappointed that the Court upheld the view that the federal government can tax you if you don't buy government- approved health care. Does the Federal government also…

Posey Introduces Legislation Aimed at Boosting Local Tourism

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Today Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) introduced legislation aimed at boosting local and statewide economic growth by reducing bureaucratic hurdles that make it harder for foreign tour companies to bring tourists directly into Melbourne International Airport. Specifically, Posey's bill - Services to Allow New Destinations for Tourism Act or STAND for Tourism Act (H.R. 5968) -…

Posey Congratulates Students Bound for U.S. Service Academies

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Congressman Bill Posey congratulates nine students from the 15th Congressional District on their appointments to the U.S. Service Academies. The nation’s service academies consist of the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and U.S. Coast Guard Academy. “I’m pleased to see that through our nomination process so many students…

Posey Salutes WWII Veterans on 68th Anniversary of D-Day Invasion

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released following statement commemorating the 68th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy: “Sixty-eight years ago today, tens of thousands of brave American soldiers, joined by Allied forces from around the free world, led the D-Day invasion of Normandy – the largest amphibious invasion in history – and changed the course of the war and…

Splash-Down! SpaceX Completes Historic Space Mission

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This morning SpaceX successfully landed its Dragon space capsule in the Pacific Ocean after a nine day mission to the International Space Station (ISS) where it berthed with the ISS delivering cargo and supplies to Astronauts conducting experiments in orbit. “I congratulate SpaceX and all its employees for completing their mission to the International Space Station today,” said…

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Successfully Docks with Space Station

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement congratulating SpaceX for completing another historic milestone for the commercial space industry: “I congratulate SpaceX and its employees for accomplishing another historic feat today when its Dragon capsule successfully berthed with the International Space Station,” said Congressman Bill Posey. “The completion of…

28 High School Seniors to Receive Medals of Merit

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Congressman Bill Posey will present 28 High School Seniors from across the 15th Congressional District with the Congressional Medal of Merit for outstanding achievement in academics and service. The ceremony will take place today at 4:00 PM in the Brevard County Commission Chambers located in Building C of the Brevard County Government Complex in Viera. One student from each…

SpaceX Successful Launch Displays American Ingenuity, Determination

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Congressman Bill Posey released the following statement regarding this morning’s successful launch by SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket: “Congratulations to SpaceX and all their employees who achieved a great milestone this morning with the successful launch of their Falcon 9 rocket,” said Congressman Posey. “This morning’s launch offers the public a glimpse of what the future holds for space…

U.S. House Unanimously Approves Posey Commercial Space Legislation

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Today the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill introduced by Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) as an Amendment to H.R. 4310, the National Defense Authorization Act, that enables the Department of Defense (DoD) to work with Space Florida and commercial companies to improve space launch infrastructure to better meet national security and commercial space launch needs.…

Posey to Host Federal Contracting Conference

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL) will host a Federal Contracting Conference at the Women’s Business Center at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida on Monday, May 21 and Tuesday, May 22, 2012. Business leaders currently doing business with the federal government should register to attend on May 21. Business leaders who are NOT currently doing business with the federal…

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