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  1. CDC chief begs Florida delegation for full Zika fundingRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... Florida Republicans who have urged Congress to approve Mr. Obama's full request, though another GOP member, Rep. John Mica, accused the administration of failing to direct the millions it has to efforts that could do the most good, such as research. ...

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  2. It seems you can't fire the "scum" at the National Park Service eitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Hot Air

    ... lamenting the burdensome rules he must follow. "It's almost impossible to fire a federal employee," said Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. Protecting civil servants from political maneuvering is a worthy goal, he added, but "it's gone far beyond that in ...

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  3. NPS Chief Asks for More Firing Authority as Lawmakers Deride Agency for Employing 'Scum'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Government Executive

    ... lamenting the burdensome rules he must follow. "It's almost impossible to fire a federal employee," said Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. Protecting civil servants from political maneuvering is a worthy goal, he added, but "it's gone far beyond that in ...

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  4. LGBT Survivors Of Orlando Shooting Can Legally Be Fired Under Florida LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | ThinkProgress

    ... & prayers are with the victims, families & people of Orlando" and called it a "barbaric terrorist attack." Rep. John Mica said in a statement, "The whole community is shocked and our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and the families from ...

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  5. Florida leads nation in toll roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... the federal interstate opportunities closed, they looked at their options, and built toll roads," said U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park. Congress hasn't increased federal gas taxes since 1993, and those taxes have been thinned out at the local, ...

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  6. Dockery: Reshaping Florida's congressional delegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... having a closer split in voter party registration and voting history. U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Miami, and John Mica, R-Winter Park, are likely to be re-elected due to their tenure, name recognition and ability to raise money. U.S. Rep. Ileana ...

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  7. The Democrats' last-minute scramble to do the once unthinkable: Recapture the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Daily Kos

    Sign if you agree: Presidents do not stop working in the final year of their term. Neither should the Senate.

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  8. UCF, UF planned to partner on taking over Sanford BurnhamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... are discussing currently," his email reads from early December. "It's complicated as you can imagine." U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Orlando, who has not been involved in the dealings, was cautiously optimistic about the deal moving forward. "If they can ...

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  9. D.C.'s Mickey Mouse policymakers keep comparing big problems to Disney World. Just stop.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... maniac hacking a passenger to death - and they think the system should consult Disney for help. Rep. John Mica (R-Fla) took a page right out of kindergarten reward charts when he addressed Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld. Back in March, at ...

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  10. Jacobs to Congress: Heroin epidemic 'devastating'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... county, with about one-in-ten resulting in death," Jacobs testified. Jacobs was invited to testify by U.S. Rep. John Mica , R-Winter Park. Others witnesses include national addiction experts and Michael Botticelli, director of the Office of National ...

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  11. Questions and Answers on the DeBary land proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... cleanup to "sweeten the pot" to help the city get the required approvals and because he had promised Congressman John Mica to look for opportunities to clean up the bayou. City officials stated they did not know how much it might cost to clean up ...

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  12. DC: Rep. Mica Gives Metro Head 'Certificate of Appreciation' for Firing ManagersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Mass Transit

    Rep. John Mica jokingly presented the head of Washington's Metrorail system with a "certificate of appreciation" for finally firing 20 managers amid ongoing safety issues.

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  13. Less carping, more funding, for MetroRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ON THE very morning Metro subway passengers were facing an unusually hellish commute - damaged insulators were the culprit in single-tracking and delays running 45a , the system's busiest - Congress added insult to injury by holding a hearing on Washington's transit woes in which posturing, grandstanding and axe-grinding took center stage. Rep. John L. Mica said he would present Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld with a personal "certificate of appreciation" for firing 20a Rep. Daniel Webster , whose district includes Disney World, declared that the theme park's rail system never breaks down.

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  14. Lawmaker gives out award for D.C. Metro firingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    A Republican congressman on Tuesday gave an unofficial certificate of appreciation to the new Washington, D.C. Metro general manager because he "took action and fired people." Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., said at a Tuesday hearing that he created the "special congressional recognition" after being impressed that Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld responded to his request to fire people over new safety and reliability issues about the rail system.

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  15. LISTEN: Metro Officials Go Back To Capitol Hill To Discuss SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | WMAL-AM Washington

    ... when he and others were forcefully challenged to make drastic changes during a House Oversight Committee. Rep. John Mica (R-FL), who chaired a meeting on April 13th, told Wiedefeld he needed to hold Metro managers accountable if he hoped to get ...

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  16. 61 percent of the voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Daily Kos

    ... Romney won. Three Obama-seat Republicans, Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in the 27th, Carlos Curbelo in the 26th, and John Mica in the 7th, are likely running for reelection, while 13th District Rep. David Jolly is running for Senate and 10th District ...

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  17. Airlines blaming Congress for long linesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    ... travel season." Congress didn't go easy on the struggling agency, either. During a hearing Thursday, Florida Rep. John Mica told TSA officials : "You cannot recruit, you cannot train, you cannot retain, and you cannot administrate. It is just a ...

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  18. House Holds EPA Official to the FlamesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    ... putting them on probation or into counseling, or placing them on administrative leave. "That is the M.O.," Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., said at the hearing. "You steal, you sit around and watch porno, you get convictions outside. And you either voluntary ...

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  19. American Airlines will hire security contractorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    ... travel season." Congress didn't go easy on the struggling agency, either. During a hearing Thursday, Florida Rep. John Mica told TSA officials : "You cannot recruit, you cannot train, you cannot retain, and you cannot administrate. It is just a ...

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  20. John Mica, I-4 project: This weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    U.S. Rep. John Mica is a guest on News 13's 'Political Connections.' The topics include Puerto Rico, transportation and the Zika virus.

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