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Brevard, Indian River & Orange Counties Approved for Disaster Assistance

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Brevard, Indian River and Orange Counties were approved to receive disaster assistance. Individuals and households of these counties may apply online for individual assistance at https://www.disasterassistance.gov/ Brevard County Emergency Preparedness Contact Information: Disaster Assistance: FEMA – 800-621-3362 and www.fema.gov   Hurricane Monitoring: NOAAWatch –…

Hurricane Preparedness Resources

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With Hurricane Irma off our coast, it’s time to get ready and make a plan. The first step in creating a plan is gathering information. Find your local emergency contacts and where to seek shelter in the event of an emergency. Below I have listed some helpful resources for constituents to get ready and stay connected. Helpful Tips: It’s important to understand your home’s…

Rep. Posey's Statement on President Trump's Visit To The Border

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Florida) released the following statement regarding the President's visit to the border: "Maintaining operational control over our nation's borders is critical to our security and our ability to crack down on human traffickers, drug smugglers and other violent criminals and terrorists who mean to do us harm. Having been to the border and seen first hand how…

Congressman Posey's Statement on Charlottesville

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement on Charlottesville: “The violence and hatred we saw last weekend is completely unacceptable and we need to do better at resolving our differences peacefully through public debate and discourse. I oppose all forms of bigotry, including neo-Nazis and white supremacy groups."

Protecting Our Natural Treasures Benefits Us All

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Growing up around Cocoa Beach, raising my family along the Lagoon and working in local real estate for many years has helped me understand why it’s so important for us to work together to care for our environment. Our quality of life, economy and tourism, property values and the survival of many indigenous species of plant and wildlife depend on our efforts. Advancing common sense ideas…

House Approves Posey’s Bill to Make CFPB More Responsive

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Today the House of Representatives passed Congressman Bill Posey’s legislation to make the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) more accountable and responsive. Posey’s bipartisan reform bill, the Bureau Advisory Opinion Act (H.R. 5453), which he introduced last Congress, was included as part of the Financial CHOICE Act. “Often federal regulations can be complicated and hard…

Congressman Posey’s Statement Honoring Memorial Day

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) issued the following statement recognizing Memorial Day: “On Memorial Day, we honor the service and commitment of our brave men and women in uniform, and their families, who made the ultimate sacrifice for our great nation. Without their dedication it would not be possible to hold on to our freedoms throughout the years. As we reflect on their…

Local Veteran to be Awarded Bronze Star Medal with “V” Device for Past Bravery

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On Wednesday, May 31st, Chief Warrant Officer Two Norman Heller of Viera will be awarded his Bronze Star Medal with “V” Device forty nine years after courageously serving our nation during the Vietnam War. Rep. Posey’s office worked with the Department of the Army and LTC Louis J. Kochanek, USA RET, of Kittery Point, ME, to help secure the medal for Heller. The Bronze Star Medal with “V”…

2017 Congressional Art Competition Winners

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) hosted the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, entitled “An Artistic Discovery,” on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Vero Beach Museum of Art in Vero Beach. The theme of this year’s artwork focused on Space. Three finalists were chosen, and several entries were also selected for special recognition. This year’s winning piece, titled Returning to our…

Posey Awards Congressional Medal of Merit to Local High School Students

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This afternoon Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) awarded 24 graduating high school seniors of Florida’s 8th Congressional District the 2017 Congressional Medal of Merit, which honors extraordinary adolescents for their contributions, leadership, and achievements. These distinguished students were nominated by their schools in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement,…

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