Bilirakis Praises Passage of Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act


  Washington, D.C. – Congressman Bilirakis (R-FL), today lauded the passage of H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Bilirakis applauded the House’s bipartisan Read more

RNC Response to State of the Union


WASHINGTON – This evening, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus released the following response to President Obama’s lackluster State of the Union address. Read more

Gov. Scott: Statewode Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.2 Percent


Governor Rick Scott today announced that the statewide unemployment rate for December 2013 was 6.2 percent. The statewide unemployment rate has remained below the Read more

Rep. Steve Southerland Featured in Washington Post Article on Welfare Reform


Washington Post sent a writer and photographer into the district to write a story featuring Steve and the work he's doing with Food Stamps. Read more

Governor Rick Scott Announces Path Forward for High Education Standards & Decision to Withdraw from PARCC


On September 23, 2013, in News Releases, by Staff          Following the Governor’s Education Summit in Tampa a few weeks ago, Governor Rick Scott sent a Read more

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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…