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Bipartisan Harmful Algal Blooms Legislation Heads to the President's Desk

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Bipartisan legislation to fight harmful algal blooms was approved by both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate this week. Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) co-authored the legislation which reauthorizes important research programs and includes new tools to help communities prepare for future algal blooms and hypoxia events like the ones threatening the health of our Indian…

Rep. Posey’s Statement on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) issued the following statement regarding the passing of President George H.W. Bush: “President Bush dedicated his life to serving our nation and earned the respect of us all. As a young man he fought with courage during World War II as a U.S. Navy pilot, served his local community as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas, was…

Rep. Posey’s Statement Recognizing Veterans Day

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) issued the following statement observing Veterans Day: “No words can express our nation’s sincere gratitude to our military service members, and their families, who have answered the call to serve our country. Since the Revolutionary War, which secured the independence of our great nation, over 1.3 million brave Americans have made the ultimate…

Rep. Posey's Statement on the Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

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Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) released the following statement concerning the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi: “It’s sad that there are societies that place little value on freedom and human life. It makes me feel fortunate to be an American, living in the United States, where the U.S. Constitution protects our free exchange of ideas, the expression of our religious…

Community Leaders to Earn Recognition during Hispanic Heritage Month Festivities

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On Saturday, October 6, 2018, at the Viva Brevard Gala, Congressman Bill Posey will present Congressional Medals of Recognition to six local Hispanic leaders for their service to our community. The Viva Brevard Gala is sponsored by the Brevard Hispanic Center and will be held at the Red Ginger Restaurant located at the Melbourne Square Mall. At the Gala, Congressman Posey will…

Rep. Posey’s Bipartisan Commercial Space Legislation Headed for the President’s Desk

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Congressman Bill Posey’s (R-Rockledge) bipartisan Commercial Space Support Vehicle Act, which streamlines the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) licensing and permitting process of hybrid launch vehicles to allow for licensed commercial space support flights, was approved as part of the FAA Reauthorization bill and is headed for the President’s desk to be signed into law. “Our…

Posey to Host Symposium on Combating Human Trafficking

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On Thursday, August 9, 2018 Congressman Bill Posey will host a Symposium on Combating Human Trafficking from 7:30AM to 12Noon at the Bernard Simpkins Auditorium at Eastern Florida State College in Cocoa. The event will bring together local experts in the field to discuss efforts in the fight against trafficking to gain local insight on effective strategies to prevent human trafficking and…

Posey Holds Telephone Town Hall Today at 2PM

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Congressman Bill Posey is planning to hold a telephone town hall meeting today, Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 2:00 pm. If you wish to call into the town hall meeting, please dial: 844-849-5501.

Defense Bill Includes Pay Increase for Troops, Funds Important Local Priorities

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Today with Congressman Bill Posey’s (R-Rockledge) support the House of Representatives passed the H.R. 5515, the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a pay increase for our military service members and funds important priorities for the 8th Congressional District. “This legislation makes important investments in our military from modernizing our forces…

Bonamici, Posey Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Ocean Acidification

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House Oceans Caucus Co-Chair Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Estuary Caucus Co-Chair Bill Posey (R-FL) have introduced the bipartisan Coastal and Ocean Acidification Stressors and Threats (COAST) Research Act, H.R. 6267. This bill will strengthen the federal investment in research and monitoring of changing ocean conditions to help coastal communities better understand and cope…

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