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  1. Departing Lynx CEO John Lewis: Orlando needs to get serious about mass transitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... More than half the routes currently have hourlong headways, with less-frequent service on weekends. U.S. Rep. John Mica, R- Winter Park, contends Lynx should, at the very least, privatize its management, arguing such a move would result in a more ...

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  2. Metro Orlando cities try to revive Uber-like bus planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... for his company to provide enough drivers and vehicles to cover four cities on a quick-pickup basis. U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, who has been involved with the FlexBus since discussions they began in 1999, said Lynx and the FTA have combined ...

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  3. Florida's inept system for mental health leads to tragediesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... bill has earned bipartisan support as shown by Florida cosponsors Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Jacksonville, and Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park. While the nation faces similar issues, Florida's combination of low funding and the lack of a system for dealing ...

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  4. The Long and Short of Capitol StyleRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Roll Call

    ... wore a jacket. But progress, such as it was, did not follow a straight line. In 1995, Roll Call reported on Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), who had a hard time with one woman applying for a job in his office. 'After the Congressman informed her during the ...

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  5. Lynx vital link in SunRail's success: My WordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... entities should be run on the cheap, but they should be as efficient and effective as possible. When Congressman John Mica asked Lynx to consider private management, I applauded his request. Public transit throughout Florida operates under this ...

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  6. ERAM air-traffic snafu has a silver liningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... for other reasons. A Republican lawmaker on Monday said he would hold a hearing on the failure. Representative John Mica of Florida, who heads the transportation panel of the Oversight Committee, said in an emailed statement the FAA should have ...

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  7. Cardinal True Introduces A New Tool To Combat Airline Baggage FeesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Emailwire.com

    ... charges such as reservation changes, food and yes, those annoying baggage fees. The good news? Florida Congressman John Mica has introduced a bill to cap these fees and Southwest Airlines is promoting two free bags on some flights. However, it is ...

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  8. U.S. Air-Traffic Setup Halting Planes Still Beats Old SystemRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | The Washington Post

    ... for other reasons. A Republican lawmaker on Monday said he would hold a hearing on the failure. Representative John Mica of Florida, who heads the transportation panel of the Oversight Committee, said in an e-mailed statement the FAA should have ...

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  9. 'Flypocalypse' raises doubts about air traffic control automationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Hill

    ... tens-of-thousands of passengers with no explanation," former House Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) said in a statement, promising to introduce legislation to require the FAA to provide better information about ...

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  10. RPT-Congress mulls measures to curb soaring drone incidentsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Reuters

    ... can come to us, and we can give them additional authority. But they haven't asked for it," said Representative John Mica, a Florida Republican who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's transportation panel. Any such steps may ...

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  11. Congress gets SunRail Phase 2 South agreement for reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Business Journal

    ... its approval, so that the full funding grant agreement can be signed by the end of September," said Congressman John Mica. "I anticipate no glitches in the approval of the next major leg of our regional commuter rail system. This will greatly expand ...

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  12. St. Johns County officials to Florida legislators: Keep the county wholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | St. Augustine Record

    ... what the county is about and some of the unique problems we have," she said. She and others mentioned U.S. Rep. John Mica's former representation of St. Johns County and the funding he helped bring to the county. St. Johns County is now represented ...

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  13. House maps' criticism a good signRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... politician represents them in the U.S. House. I find a lot people in Volusia County mistakenly think Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, is their congressman because he's the only one who takes much of an interest in local projects. He actually only ...

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  14. Congress mulls measures to curb soaring drone incidentsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... can come to us, and we can give them additional authority. But they haven't asked for it," said Representative John Mica, a Florida Republican who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's transportation panel. Any such steps may ...

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  15. For airlines, a turbulent summer in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Hill

    ... for the aviation sector to pay for projects on the nation's roads and bridges. Adding insult to injury, Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), a former chairman of the House Transportation Committee, has introduced legislation to limit the amount that airlines ...

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  16. Redistricting concerns take Commissioner McClure to TallahasseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Historic City News

    ... St Johns County has been wholly served by one Representative to the United States House; originally Congressman John Mica and subsequently Congressman Ron DeSantis. Since that time, the population of the county has grown quickly and exponentially ...

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  17. US Rep. Webster complains to Fla. Legislature about redistricting suggestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WFTV Orlando

    ... s being floated out by the state would impact the districts currently held by Democrat Alan Grayson and Republican John Mica, although to much less of a degree.

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  18. Lawmakers ready for Round 3 of congressional map drawingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... voters in Brown's district will be blended in with GOP-leaning districts currently held by Republican U.S. Reps. John Mica of Winter Park and Daniel Webster of Winter Garden. Liberal firebrand U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson's district might also be ...

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  19. Dems want Demings for D10; Rubio wins debate with a buta ;...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Politico

    ... Webster (60 percent voted for President Obama) that he might be incentivized to move into the new district of Rep. John Mica, who in turn might move into the Volusia County-based seat that has elements of Rep. Ron DeSantis old seat. DeSantis is ...

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  20. Morning Digest: Florida's proposed new congressional map is better, but a far cry from equalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Daily Kos

    ... materially but would still be a 52-48 Romney district. But there are other pickup opportunities for Democrats: John Mica's FL-07 would be perfectly split between Obama and Romney, while the open FL-06 would turn into a 52-47 Romney district-winnable ...

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