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Congressman Posey lauds Port Canaveral, criticizes Mueller probe

U.S. Rep. Bill Posey on Monday called the extended investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election a “travesty.” “You had a crew of attorneys that hated the president’s guts doing the investigation,” without any opportunity for cross-examination, Posey said during a news conference Monday following a tour...




SpaceX Crew Dragon vehicle experiences ‘anomaly’ during test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – During a series of engine tests Saturday afternoon, a SpaceX official said a Crew Dragon vehicle experienced an “anomaly,” which witnesses said sent a large plume of smoke into the sky at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Witnesses reported seeing the large plume of smoke around 3:30 p.m.  A SpaceX spokesperson released the...




Thompson, Reed, Posey introduce Motorsports Fairness and Permanency Act

WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday House Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Representative Tom Reed (NY-23) and Rep. Bill Posey (FL-08), co-chair of the Congressional Motorsports Caucus, announced the introduction of the bipartisan Motorsports Fairness and Permanency Act. The bill makes permanent the seven-year cost recovery period for...




Florida Delegation Wants Full Funding for Everglades Restoration, Water Quality Projects

Most of the Florida delegation is backing an effort for Congress to fully fund Evergladesrestoration and water quality projects. Four members of the delegation–U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla.–led ltters to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee leadership “urging House appropriators to fully fund Everglades restoration...




Right whale bill makes headway in the House

A bipartisan federal bill would fund gear research and development to help save the endangered North Atlantic right whale. The Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered (SAVE) Right Whales Act (H.R. 1568), introduced by U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) earlier this month, would provide up to $5 million in grants annually for the next 10...