Congressman Tom Rooney Announces Mobile Office Hours In Sun City Center


08/22/14 Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Tom Rooney (FL-17) today announced that his staff will host Mobile Office Hours in Sun City Center on Tuesday, Read more

Op-Ed: America deserves a natural disaster mitigation strategy by Congressman Dennis Ross


According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, there have been 151 weather-related disasters since 1980, leading to more than $1 billion in economic loss Read more

I Will Secure the Border - Dear Neighbor Post from Congressman Dennis Ross


Dear Neighbor, Immigration is an issue that impacts everyone in America. Everything from taxes, job creation, health care costs, the cost of education, and national Read more

Ross Named Senior Deputy Whip of House Republican Conference


U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross (FL-15) was named a top leader in the U.S. House of Representatives and announced as a member of the five-person Read more

Gov. Scott at groundbreaking for USAA headquarters that will bring 1,200 new jobs


TAMPA — With Gov. Rick Scott and several local officials on hand to cheer them on, USAA officials broke ground Tuesday on a 420,000 square-foot Tampa headquarters Read more

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Congressman Tom Rooney Announces Mobile Office Hours In Sun City Center

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Excerpt: 08/22/14 Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Tom Rooney (FL-17) today announced that his staff will host Mobile Office Hours in Sun City Center on Tuesday, August 26 for constituents who need assistance with federal agencies. Members of Congressman Rooney’s staff will be on hand to help resolve issues with the VA, the Social Security Administration and other federal agencies on a first-come, first-served basis. All residents of Florida’s 17th district are welcome to attend. Event Details WHAT: Rooney Staff Mobile Office Hours WHERE: Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce …

Ross Named Senior Deputy Whip of House Republican Conference

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Excerpt: U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross (FL-15) was named a top leader in the U.S. House of Representatives and announced as a member of the five-person Senior Deputy Whip Team for the House Republican Conference by Majority Whip-elect Steve Scalise (LA-01). Scalise also named Reps. Kristi Noem (SD-At Large); Aaron Schock (IL-18); Steve Stivers (OH-15); and Ann Wagner (MO-02) as Senior Deputy Whips. Rep. Patrick McHenry (NC-10) will be the Chief Deputy Whip. “I am honored to have the chance to serve as a Senior Deputy Whip,” said Ross. “Back in 2010, I was brought to Washington to make a change. This is…

RUBIO CALLS ON ADMINISTRATION TO IMPOSE ADDITIONAL SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA

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Excerpt: Washington, D.C. – In light of Russia’s continued aggression in Ukraine, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today issued the following statement calling on the Obama administration to impose sectoral sanctions on Russia:“The tragic events of recent days show once again that Russia continues to violate Ukraine’s sovereignty by… supporting separatist forces with increasingly sophisticated weapons, and now tanks. We cannot continue to stand idly by in the face of this Russian aggression. “I call on the Obama administration to immediately impose sectoral sanctions on Russia targeting the financial services, energy, defense, metals, and mining sectors, among others, and work with our…

RUBIO COMMENTS ON AL QAEDA’S ADVANCE IN IRAQ

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Excerpt: RUBIO COMMENTS ON AL QAEDA’S ADVANCE IN IRAQ Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today issued the following statement regarding al Qaeda’s taker-over of Mosul, Iraq: “Recent events in Iraq remind us yet again that al Qaeda is not ‘on the run’ or ‘on the path to defeat.’ The reality is that we continue to live in a dangerous world and are facing a growing threat from al Qaeda and its affiliates. As much as it may be popular, declaring wars over prematurely and playing down the threats posed by hardened terrorists has not made us safer. It has made…

RNC Response to State of the Union

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Excerpt: WASHINGTON – This evening, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus released the following response to President Obama’s lackluster State of the Union address. Chairman Priebus issued a call for fairness and for accountability in government. See the transcript below and watch the response here. Transcript: Good evening. I’m RNC Chairman Reince Priebus. Tonight, we heard the same old promises from President Obama. Promises for a better economy. Promises for better healthcare. Promises for a better government. But after five years of promises, what do we have to show for it? There are more Americans living in poverty than ever before. People are giving up on…

Ross Office to Host Monthly Mobile Office Hours

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Excerpt: Ross Office to Host Monthly Mobile Office Hours Mark Your Calendars: Ross Office to Host Monthly Mobile Office Hours the Second Tuesday of Every Month Locations: Plant City, Brandon, Temple Terrace, and Lutz U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross’s (FL-15) staff will host mobile office hours the second Tuesday of every month all across Florida’s 15th Congressional District. These mobile office hours are scheduled to serve as a convenience to constituents in order to assist with federal agencies. Please contact the district office (863-644-8215) with any questions. Some of the ways that Ross’s district office can be of assistance: • Senior Citizens: Social…

The United States Supreme Court Upholds Obama Health Care Law

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Excerpt: The Hillsborough County Republican Party Responds   Tampa, Fla. – As news spreads of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Obama’s proposed health care plan, many, including the Hillsborough County Republic Party (HCRP) are voicing concerns and disappointment.   “Our Constitution clearly states that Congress only has ‘enumerated powers’, not unlimited powers under the clause to ‘regulate commerce’”, said HCRP Chairman Art Wood. “While the Supreme Court agreed with that point, the majority of the justices still found Obamacare constitutional under ‘tax’ powers.”   “While we have to respect the decision rendered by our highest court, the decision does not make common sense,” Wood continued….

Hillsborough County Republican Party Responds to Obama’s Approval of Legal Same-Sex Marriage

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Excerpt: HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY RESPONDS TO OBAMA’S APPROVAL OF LEGAL SAME-SEX MARRIAGE Contact: Art Wood, Chairman (813) 657-6499 Tampa, FL – Earlier on Wednesday, May 9th, President Obama publicly endorsed in a television interview his position on making same-sex marriage legal. “We understand that everything Mr. Obama is doing at this point, including his speeches, appearances and endorsements are a part of a calculated and timed strategy to enhance his re-election campaign.” says Art Wood, Chairman of the Hillsborough Republican Party. “We think the issues of rising gas prices, a sluggish housing system and down-economy are all issues affecting Americans deeply and are being distracted…

Hillsborough County Republican Party Launches New Website

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Excerpt: Tampa, FL – The Hillsborough County Republican Party will be launching a newly designed website devoted to news, information and upcoming events pertaining to the local Republican Party and the Republican National Convention. The website, HCRP.org, will provide local general information about the Hillsborough County Republican Party, information on how to get involved, upcoming events, a list of local officials and resources to get in contact with them. The website will also provide party members with the ability to donate and contribute to the Hillsborough County Republican Party’s efforts to support local candidates at all levels. In addition to important updates, HCRP.org…