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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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Taxes and Spending

Ronald Reagan said it best when he said that “government doesn’t have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem.” The federal government will take in about $3 trillion in revenue this year but it will spend more than $3.5 trillion. In fact, in just the last 5 years,...

Veterans

I have a strong record of supporting veterans through my efforts in the U.S. Congress as well as in the state legislature. The scandal that has plagued the VA and our veterans is inexcusable and I have voted to hold these VA employees completely accountable for the malfeasance. As a...