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Tax Reform Legislation is Positive Step for American Workers, Businesses and Families

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Today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, legislation which overhauls the nation’s tax code, cuts tax rates for families and workers in every income bracket, closes loopholes and makes business tax rates more internationally competitive. “Growing our economy will translate into more opportunities for every American to succeed,” said Congressman Bill…

Committee Approves Rep. Posey’s Bill to Prevent Overregulation of Credit Unions

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Today the House Financial Services Committee approved Congressman Bill Posey’s legislation to prevent an unfair and overly burdensome regulation from being imposed on credit unions across our communities. Posey’s bill, H.R. 4464, the Common Sense Credit Union Capital Relief Act, which was reported favorably to the House floor with a bipartisan vote, would repeal the National Credit Union…

Rep. Posey's Statement on Sexual Harassment Legislation

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement regarding H. Res. 630 to requiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress. The legislation is intended to make sure that Members and staff understand the serious nature of sexual…

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

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I was fifteen when President Kennedy delivered his famous address declaring America’s mission to the Moon. Like so many Americans, the President’s call inspired me and I personally wanted very much to be a part of it. As a young man, I seized the opportunity to work on the Apollo program as an inspector with McDonnell Douglas.  I am both grateful and humbled to have been a part of…

House Takes First Step in Reforming Tax Code

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Today the House of Representatives passed legislation to overhaul the nation’s tax code, cutting tax rates for families and workers in every income bracket, closing loopholes and making business tax rates more internationally competitive. “The legislation is a first step toward reforming our nation’s tax code,” said Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge). “Since the last reform over…

Posey Proposal Included in House-passed Flood Insurance Bill

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A reform measure by Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) was included in H.R. 2874, the 21st Century Flood Reform Act, which was approved by the House of Representatives this week. Posey’s proposal helps the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) update floodplain maps. “We need to get the mapping right,” said Congressman Posey, a longtime realtor and member of the House…

Rep. Posey's Statement Honoring Veterans Day

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement honoring Veterans Day: “One of the greatest privileges Katie and I have is greeting our World War II veterans as they depart on their honor flight to our nation’s capital to visit their memorial, and greeting them in Washington DC, as they arrive on the National Mall. Their courage, and that of veterans since, has…

House Passes Legislation to Repeal IPAB Board

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With the support of Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) the House of Representatives passed H.R. 849, the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act with a bipartisan vote of 307 - 111. The legislation, cosponsored by Posey, repeals Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a commission created through the Obamacare Health Care law designed to reduce Medicare spending and make sweeping…

Draining the Swamp

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Sometimes in Washington people forget that working in Congress, or in a federal agency, is first and foremost about serving your fellow Americans. In fact, today it’s pretty common for Members of Congress, staff members, and key federal government employees to use their service as a means to launch a lucrative lobbying career. This often results in bad public policy which impacts us…

Posey Applauds President’s Decision to Waive Jones Act Requirements for Puerto Rico

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) sent a letter to President Trump urging his Administration to consider waiving Jones Act requirements temporarily to speed up assistance efforts and delivery of much needed supplies. “I applaud the President’s decision to temporarily waive Jones Act requirements so our fellow Americans living in Puerto Rico can get the supplies and…

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