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  1. Romano: Either fix flood insurance problems or be prepared for disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    And then we'll be the sad losers watching helplessly as homes and dreams are consumed by floodwaters. Just like the unfortunate souls in Baton Rouge, La., last week, and just like folks in West Virginia and South Carolina in the months before that.


  2. Florida GOPers: We Need Zika Money NowUrge an emergency session of Congress.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Daily Beast

    Now that more than 400 Floridians have been infected with Zika, Republicans in the state are pleading with their party's national leaders to convene an emergency session to fund a rescue package to fight the virus. Congress left for the summer without passing billion-dollar legislation after it became bogged down in partisan bickering.


  3. Editorial: Flood insurance rates unfair for FloridiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    Florida homeowners are about to feel more pain from the federal flood insurance program that treats this state so unfairly. Florida homeowners are about to feel more pain from the federal flood insurance program that treats this state so unfairly.


  4. i SLSOT Using Data to Better Communicate with Surplus Line Market StakeholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Insurance Journal West

    Surplus lines may not be the most widely understood segment of the property/casualty insurance industry but for risk managers of large organizations it's often the go-to market for complicated risks for which standard insurance markets have little appetite. That was the case for Norma Essary, the former risk manager of the third largest airport in the United States and now the executive director of the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas .


  5. Column: Now we know what was fueling push to expand Florida's disastrous payday lending modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | St. Petersburg Times

    The push to spread Florida's disastrous model of payday lending nationally died when two of its chief backers - Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Patrick Murphy - pulled the plug and instead endorsed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's plan to rein in this predatory industry.


  6. Times recommends / U.S. Senate: Patrick Murphy for DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | St. Petersburg Times

    Patrick Murphy understands the issues, works well with Republicans and is the pragmatic choice for Democrats in the U.S. Senate primary. Florida Democrats should have stronger options for U.S. Senate.


  7. RNC Opens in Cleveland, But Some Senators are Too Busy Fly-FishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Democracy Now

    The Republican National Convention opens in Cleveland, Ohio, today, with more than 50,000 people flooding into Cleveland for the convention, where the Republican Party is slated to formally nominate real estate mogul Donald Trump to be the party's presidential nominee, and to ratify the party platform. More than a dozen Republican leaders have decided to skip the .


  8. Florida delegation looks to unite at GOP conventionRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    A year ago, some Florida Republicans dared to dream that one of the state's own would be accepting the GOP presidential nomination in Cleveland at next week's convention. Former Gov. Jeb Bush was the front-runner, with piles of campaign contributions and a name that, for all of its baggage, designated him as a member of the party's unofficial first family.


  9. Florida GOP looking for unity at conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    A year ago, some Florida Republicans dared to dream that one of the state's own would be accepting the GOP presidential nomination in Cleveland at next week's convention.


  10. GOP Rep Says AG Lynch Should Resign For Clinton ShillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    Florida Republican Congressman Dennis Ross is demanding Attorney General Loretta Lynch immediately resign for stonewalling when questioned Tuesday about the FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's email practices as Secretary of State. "After witnessing Attorney General Lynch's lack of concern for her authority and unresponsiveness to the questions asked yesterday during the House Judiciary Committee hearing about her investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, it is abundantly clear she must immediately step down from her position," Ross, the Senior Deputy Majority Whip, said in a press release late this afternoon .


  11. GOP lawmaker calls on Lynch to resign over Clinton email probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    A Republican lawmaker is calling on Attorney General Loretta Lynch to step down following her decision to close the Hillary Clinton email investigation without filing criminal charges against anyone involved. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., said his push for Lynch's resignation was partly based on her "unresponsiveness" to questions asked of her during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday.


  12. Ross Requests Investigation into Murky Capitol Hill Water ScareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Roll Call

    Stephen T. Ayers, the architect of the Capitol, faces criticism from Florida Rep. Dennis A. Ross for the AOC's handling of the recent issue over lead-contaminated water in the Cannon House Office Building. Florida Republican Rep. Dennis A. Ross wants the Office of Compliance to take a hard look at how Stephen T. Ayers, the architect of the Capitol, has handled a health scare precipitated by the detection of lead-contaminated drinking water in the Cannon House Office Building last month.


  13. All Clear: U.S. Capitol Lockdown LiftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 |

    UPDATE: The lockdown has been lifted, and the all clear has been given. It's still unclear why the Capitol was placed on lockdown, but police were reportedly searching for a female staffer who had a gun in her bag.


  14. US Capitol on lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Canadian Content

    The United States Capitol was placed under a lockdown on Friday morning, possibly due to a gun on the campus. Rep. Dennis Ross told The Hill that a staffer was seen in the building with a firearm.


  15. Ryan's Ability to Work With a President Trump Faces Early TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Bloomberg

    ... level and not get bogged down too much on details, there will be enough agreement," said Representative Dennis Ross of Florida, a member of the House Republican leadership team who backs Trump. In other words, if Trump simply outsources policy work ...


  16. 'RV Caucus' Member Ernst is on Trump's VP ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | RV Business

    Donald Trump spent part of his July 4 with Sen. Joni Ernst - fueling speculation that the Iowa freshman senator could be on the short list of his vice presidential picks. Ernst told Fox News they had a "good conversation," adding, "I will continue to share my insights with Donald about the need to strengthen our economy, keep our nation safe, and ensure America is always a strong, stabilizing force around the globe."


  17. Tainted water prompts Capitol officials to offer blood testsRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2016 | KDWN

    Lead-contaminated water in the drinking fountains at a U.S. Capitol office building has prompted officials to offer blood testing to lawmakers and staff, according to information provided to congressional offices. In a notice Tuesday, Stephen Ayers, the Architect of the Capitol, said the testing will be available on Wednesday at no cost to the individual or the congressional office.


  18. House Staff to be Screened for Lead PoisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Roll Call

    Howard Dublin, 56, has blood drawn by Kanika Johnson outside the Russell House Office Building. A week after shutting down the drinking water in the Cannon House Office Building due to an inexplicable spike in lead levels, Architect of the Capitol Steven T. Ayers is moving forward with complimentary blood testing for anyone affected by the health scare.


  19. Officials to Explain Hazards of House Office Drinking WaterRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | Roll Call

    Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., demanded more information on the extent of the health hazard on the congressional campus . Officials with the Architect of the Capitol will answer questions about the severity of contaminated drinking water on the congressional campus in three meetings today after repeated requests from Florida Republican Dennis A. Ross.


  20. Looking for Quarantine from Zika FalloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | De Funiak Springs Herald-Breeze

    THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 30, 2016.The failure of a Zika-fighting bill in the U.S. Senate has led to a battle over who's to blame for the standoff, and left Florida figures trying to stake out safe ground on an issue where their interests might not always neatly intersect with their national parties' positions. Things kicked into high gear Tuesday, when Senate Democrats refused to allow the chamber to bring up a $1.1 billion bill targeting the virus, over objections to components in the bill dealing with issues like funding for Planned Parenthood and whether Confederate flags can be displayed at military cemeteries.