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  1. North Florida district floated by Dems could disrupt local districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Brown's current district would be divided among districts represented by Republican U.S. Reps. Daniel Webster and John Mica, making their districts less safe for the GOP. "Central Florida - somebody's going to take in all of those African-American ...

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  2. Florida congressional delegation will see upheavalRead the original story

    Tuesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... re-election as more Democratic voters are added to districts, including those of Republican Reps. Dan Webster and John Mica. And changes ordered in five South Florida Districts could put Democratic Reps. Ted Deutch and Lois Frankel in the same ...

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  3. House pitches three-month highway dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Examiner

    ... it would bring the Export-Import Bank back to life. "It's very difficult to do a transportation bill," Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., a former chairman of the House Transportation Committee, told the Examiner after exiting a meeting with Boehner. House and ...

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  4. Florida Congressional Delegation Will See Upheaval In 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    ... re-election as more Democratic voters are added to districts, including those of Republican Reps. Dan Webster and John Mica. And changes ordered in five South Florida Districts could put Democratic Reps. Ted Deutch and Lois Frankel in the same ...

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  5. Let's Cube Root... FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Daily Kos

    ... lives here and could go for an encore. Lean D with Kosmas, Tossup without Kosmas. 11th District (chartreuse): John Mica (R-Winter Park). All of Seminole County and a few precincts of northern Orlando. 51.7% McCain. Safe R . 12th District (cornflower ...

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  6. Florida is addicted to tolls - at commuters' expenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... they rely on - you guessed it - tolls. Proponents of toll roads - from Rick Scott and legislators to U.S. Rep. John Mica, the father of the I-4 plan - say tolls provide options for drivers, including a speedier for-pay alternative. But the price can ...

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  7. FL: Lynx CEO John Lewis to Leave Job on Aug. 31 for Position in CharlotteRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Mass Transit

    ... in a private manager to run the system, which operates in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties. U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, last week said this is the perfect time to partly privatize Lynx because Lewis is leaving. Mica made a similar ...

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  8. Air Travelers' Baggage Charges are Being QuestionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | KODA-FM Houston

    The head of the group Travelers United says he'd like to see a cap on baggage charges by commercial airlines, but he's not expecting that. Florida Congressman John Mica wants to limit those charges to four dollars, 50 cents per bag.

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  9. Can you hear me now? Not inside Metro tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... which would convert the Metro radio system from 490 megahertz to the widely used 700-800 megahertz range. Rep. John Mica, R-Florida, scolded Metro on Tuesday for the slow pace of the negotiations and threatened action if a deal were not reached ...

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  10. Bill seeks to put a $4.50 cap airline bag feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | MyFoxAtlanta

    On Wednesday, Rep. John Mica and Chair of the House Transportation Oversight Subcommittee introduced the Baggage Fee Fairness Act of 2015, which suggests a $4.50 cap. While the bill doesn't specifically state the $4.50 figure, it mandates that airlines "may not collect from a passenger a fee for an item of checked baggage on a flight in passenger air transportation if the amount of the fee exceeds the total amount of passenger facility charges that could be imposed."

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  11. New bill could drop checked bag fees to $4.50Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Rep. John Mica , the sponsor of the bill that would deflate those fees, believes that bag fees should not be allowed to exceed the $4.50 Passenger Facility Charge that airports add to the cost of every airline ticket. New bill could drop checked bag fees to $4.50 Rep. John Mica , the sponsor of the bill that would deflate those fees, believes that bag fees should not be allowed to exceed the $4.50 Passenger Facility Charge that airports add to the cost of every airline ticket.

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  12. Lynx CEO John Lewis to leave job on Aug. 31 for position in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in a private managers to run the system, which operates in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties. U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, last week said this is the perfect time to partly privatize SunRail because Lewis is leaving. Mica made a similar ...

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  13. Rep. Mica: D.C. Transit System 'Unsafe For Both Passengers & Employees'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Cybercast News Service

    Rep. John Mica told transit officials in Washington, D.C. that the Metro system they operate to serve the nation's capital is "unsafe for both passengers and employees." Following the deaths of two passengers on Metro earlier this year, a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House grilled officials of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority who are responsible for overseeing public transit in Washington and surburban Maryland and Virginia.

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  14. This Bill Takes Aim At FAA By Threatening $4.50 Carry-On Limits For AirlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | BusinessPundit

    A bill proposed by Representative John Mica will reduce airline carry-on fees to a maximum of $4.50, compared to current averages of $25 per extra bag. The legislation, aimed squarely at US airline carriers and the FAA, matches the current passenger facility charge assessed on an airline flight.

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  15. $4.50 cap on checked bags?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Fox News

    On Wednesday, Rep. John Mica and Chair of the House Transportation Oversight Subcommittee introduced the Baggage Fee Fairness Act of 2015 [ PDF ], which suggests a $4.50 cap. While the bill doesn't specifically state the $4.50 figure, it mandates that airlines "may not collect from a passenger a fee for an item of checked baggage on a flight in passenger air transportation if the amount of the fee exceeds the total amount of passenger facility charges that could be imposed."

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  16. The Political Move to Reduce U.S. Bag Fees to Only $4.50Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Skift

    ... bill introduced this week, slashing a fee that averages about $25 at most U.S. carriers. The proposed cap in Rep. John Mica's legislation isn't arbitrary. It matches the current passenger facility charge (PFC) assessed on an airline flight and ...

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  17. New Bill Could Cap Airline Checked Baggage Fees at $4.50Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Curious Capitalist

    Passengers line up to check in for a flight at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 in New York. On Wednesday, Congressman John Mica introduced legislation into the House that would severely limit how much airlines can charge passengers for checking baggage on flights.

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  18. Bill Threatens to Slash Airline Bag Fees to $4.50 in FAA Funding FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Bloomberg

    Airlines would be allowed to charge you no more than $4.50 to check a bag under a House bill introduced this week, slashing a fee that averages about $25 at most U.S. carriers. The proposed cap in Representative John Mica's legislation isn't arbitrary.

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  19. Kerry to House: No vote means war against IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Washington Examiner

    ... Kerry worked hard to convince members. "It's the biggest turnout I've seen for any of these briefings," Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., told the Washington Examiner , after walking out of the meeting. "I don't think they were convincing folks." "I was ...

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  20. Republican bill seeks to cap those annoying airline ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Rep. John Mica of Florida, the bill's sponsor, wants to make the baggage fees the same as what airports can charge travelers for facility fees. "It's time to bring some fairness to the soaring fees that airlines are charging consumers for basic services," Mica said in a statement.

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