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Rep. Posey's Statement on the Passing of John Glenn

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement on the passing of John Glenn: "I am deeply saddened by the passing of a true national hero, John Glenn. A pioneer of the Space Program and dedicated public servant, Senator Glenn paved the way for generations of astronauts and scientists," said Posey. "His service and his courage as a Mercury astronaut enabled…

House Passes Rep. Posey's Bipartisan Bill to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

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Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation introduced by Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL), Frederica Wilson (D-FL) John Culberson (R-TX), Gene Green (D-TX) and Rod Blum (R-IA) to recognize and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a Commemorative Coin. July 20, 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission moon…

Rep. Posey's Statement on Repayment of Veteran Bonuses

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement concerning the repayment of bonuses by California National Guard Members: “We owe our veterans a debt of gratitude that can never fully be repaid. I believe the California National Guard members should be held harmless for the misconduct of recruiters and bureaucrats. In May, I supported House-passed legislation…

Hurricane Preparedness Resources and Contacts

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Whether you are a new resident or have lived here for years, it’s important to make a plan for emergencies. The first step in making a plan is gathering information. Find your local emergency contacts for the types of emergencies that are most common in your community. Also, find out where to seek shelter in the event of an emergency. Other Helpful Tips: It’s important to understand…

In Historic Veto Override Congress Approves Legislation to Ensure Justice for Victims of Terrorism

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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. “Victims, and their families, who have had their lives torn apart by acts of terror will…

Congressman Posey Leads Bipartisan Letter in Support of the National Estuary Program

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Today, Congressman Posey sent a letter, signed by 31 Members of the House of Representatives, to the leadership of the House Appropriations Committee advocating for robust support of the National Estuary Program (NEP) in the final FY2017 spending legislation. The letter highlights important aspects included in the NEP reauthorization that Congressman Posey helped introduce and which was…

House Passes Legislation to Combat Citrus Disease

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed important legislation, with the support of Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge), to help citrus growers replant trees destroyed by disease. Citrus greening has affected nearly every grower in the state of Florida, making it difficult for many to front the cost of replanting diseased trees. “Florida has always been known for our world class…

House Passes VA Accountability Legislation

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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 and Appeals Modernization Act (H.R. 5620) continues efforts to improve the level of service…

House Passes Legislation to Reform Justice Department Settlement Practices

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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 settlement money away from deserving victims and American taxpayers and instead lined the…

Three Local Borinqueneers to be Recognized for Their Historic Military Service

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Three Brevard County residents who were members of the Army’s historic 65th Infantry Regiment known as “the Borinqueneers” will be recognized for their military service in a ceremony on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10:00AM in the Brevard County Commission Chambers located in Viera. Congressman Bill Posey will present Juan Romero-Silva of Palm Bay, William Vila-Velez of Palm Bay, and…

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