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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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Accountability

Leading by Example – I’ve worked to earn the trust of the people of the Space Coast and Treasure Coast by being an example of accountability in government. When it comes to accountability, I believe that Members of Congress must lead by example. Since being sworn into Congress in...

Jobs and Economy

The need to restore a growing economy is the most important issue facing Congress right now. In fact for me it has been the most important issue since I arrived in Congress in 2009. Sadly, in 2009 and 2010, the Obama Administration and the Pelosi-Reid led Congress chose to...