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House Passes Legislation to Combat Citrus Disease

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed important legislation, with the support of Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge), to help citrus growers replant trees destroyed by disease. Citrus greening has affected nearly every grower in the state of Florida, making it difficult for many to front the cost of replanting diseased trees. “Florida...


Bill could allow compensation to terror victims

Captives who were once held for more than five years by FARC, a designated terrorist organization in Colombia, may be a step closer to collecting a 2010 federal judgement that said they were entitled to a share of $300 million seized assets. The U.S. House of representatives on Wednesday passed the Captive Act HR...


Bill Posey Amendment Prohibits Use of Private Servers By Government Employees

“Sad that an amendment like this is needed,” said Congressman Bill Posey. “One would think common sense and respect for the security of those serving your country would be enough motivation to use secure communications for sensitive information.” WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved an amendment offered by Congressman Bill Posey...

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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....

Senior Citizens

Social Security and Medicare are critical programs for our nation’s seniors. With regard to Social Security I have voted against making any changes to Social Security. I have also cosponsored and voted for legislation that would guarantee that Social Security checks are never held hostage to budget negotiations.  This...