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TC Palm: Five-term incumbent Bill Posey’s experience an asset in U.S. House District 8

Members of the TCPalm and FLORIDA TODAY editorial staff talk issues with U.S. Rep. Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) and his opponent in the District 8 election Sanjay Patel (D-Satellite Beach). Rob Landers and Hannah Schwab, Florida Today RACE: U.S. House District 8 TERM: 2 years CANDIDATES: Sanjay Patel, D-Satellite Beach Bill Posey, R-Rockledge (incumbent) KEY ISSUES: Indian River Lagoon, leadership and...


Meet the candidate: Bill Posey, District 8, U.S. House of Representatives

To help inform voters ahead of the 2018 elections, the Editorial Board of TCPalm/Treasure Coast Newspapers is asking candidates in local, state and national races to fill out this questionnaire. Here are the unedited answers: Bill Posey Date of birth: December 18, 1947 City of residence: Rockledge Political party: Republican Office you’re running for:...


FLASHPOINT : Posey Lagoon champion

Originally posted May 2015 Lisa Bell: Who are the champions in Tallahassee for the Indian River Lagoon? Matt Reed: That’s kind of hard to say. I think there are a lot of people who are advocating for that Amendment 1 money to be applied to projects like this. Again, fortunately in Brevard County we...

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Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy was created during the Carter Administration to ensure energy independence and reduce our reliance on Middle East oil. The fact that we are now even more dependent on Middle East oil supplies demonstrates that the solution is not found in Washington’s agencies and departments....

The Indian River Lagoon

Our Indian River Lagoon is one of the nation’s most diverse estuaries.  It greatly enhances our communities and contributes significantly to our local beauty and economy.  I raised my family along the Lagoon.  It’s important we do all we can to care for our Lagoon and maintain its health...