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

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  2. $4.50 cap on checked bags?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  3. The Political Move to Reduce U.S. Bag Fees to Only $4.50Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  4. New Bill Could Cap Airline Checked Baggage Fees at $4.50Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  5. Bill Threatens to Slash Airline Bag Fees to $4.50 in FAA Funding FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  6. Kerry to House: No vote means war against IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | 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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  7. Republican bill seeks to cap those annoying airline ...Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | 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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  8. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... Orlando the 7th District flips to Obama and gives him the same narrow margin he won by statewide. Republican Rep. John Mica is heavily entrenched, but at 72 years old he could easily retire in the next few cycles. Unfortunately, these two districts ...

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  9. Lawmaker Threatens to Strip WMATA of ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Roll Call

    Amid concerns about the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's management of the second busiest transit system in the country, one member of Congress is threatening to strip WMATA of its current management and structure. "If this nonsense continues in the lack of management and the ability to get extensive management in place, I will work, and I think I can get support, to require that the operations and management be put up for bid and be given to an operating company," Rep. John L. Mica said at said at a hearing on Metro safety and management Tuesday evening.

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  10. Members of Congress grill Metro leaders over management, safety flawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Top Metro officials faced aggressive questioning Tuesday as members of two House subcommittees chastised the beleaguered transit authority for its numerous operational, infrastructure and financial management problems. The agency has been under intense scrutiny since the Jan. 12 smoke incident in a subway tunnel, which killed one Yellow Line passenger and sickened scores of others.

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  11. How Florida's congressional districts might change after court-ordered re-redistrictingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Swing State Project

    ... Orlando the 7th District flips to Obama and gives him the same narrow margin he won by statewide. Republican Rep. John Mica is heavily entrenched, but at 72 years old he could easily retire in the next few cycles. Unfortunately, these two districts ...

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  12. States move to arm National Guard offices - Lockheed reportedly...Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | Politico

    ... also weighed in to push the Pentagon to do more to secure recruiting centers and allow the carrying of guns. Reps. John Mica (R-Fla.), Pete Sessions (R-Texas), Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.), Walter Jones (R-N.C.) and Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) sent a letter to ...

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  13. Redistricting hearings denied; deadline setRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | News 4 Jax

    ... Frederica Wilson, Kathy Castor, Lois Frankel and Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Republicans Ted Yoho, Jeff Miller, John Mica, Mario Diaz-Balart, Carlos Curbelo, Ander Crenshaw, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Daniel Webster. In a 5-2 ruling, the Supreme Court ...

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  14. No time for public hearings on redrawing congressional mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    ... Wilson, Kathy Castor, Lois Frankel and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and Republican U.S. Reps. Ted Yoho, Jeff Miller, John Mica, Mario Diaz Balart, Carlos Curbelo, Ander Crenshaw, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Daniel Webster. Each member of Congress who ...

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  15. Rep. Mica calls on Department of Defense to arm military at service centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    ... discuss this matter, but I encourage you to act immediately. Preliminary List of Members signing the letter: Reps. John Mica, Pete Sessions, John Shimkus, Ryan Zinke, Bruce Westerman, Walter Jones, John Duncan, and Paul Gosar. Channel 9 Eyewitness ...

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  16. Florida Redistricting Creates Giant Game of Musical ChairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Roll Call

    The music has started in a game of musical chairs in Florida that will have sweeping implications for the state's political landscape. Republican Rep. David Jolly will likely announce a bid for Florida's open Senate seat next week, the first implication from the Florida State Supreme Court last week Marco Rubio , who is forgoing re-election to run for president.

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  17. John Mica, Rick Singh: Weekend guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... to Cuba for WFTV-Channel 9. Their work will be featured this weekend on 'Central Florida Spotlight.' Congressman John Mica, R-Winter Park, talks to "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. From Washington, Mica discusses the nuclear weapons ...

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  18. Feuding Florida legislators face 'tight timeframe' to re-draw districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Politico

    ... The southern portion of Brown's seat splits districts held by Republican Reps. Daniel Webster of Orlando and John Mica of Winter Park. By pulling Brown's seat out of the region, it will shift nearly 280,000 mostly Democratic voters she currently ...

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  19. Mica calls for Lynx reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Business Journal

    With former Lynx CEO John Lewis Jr. leaving the transportation agency to take a new job in Charlotte, N.C., to head up the transit authority there, now is the time to turn the operations of the bus system over to a private transit operator, Congressman John Mica said Monday at a press conference in Orlando. In touting the plan, Mica also said he would like to see the board discuss consolidation with Votran - Volusia County's public transportation system - to ensure a regional system that "cuts bureaucracy and costs."

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  20. Privatize Lynx, says Congressman John MicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Congressman John Mica Monday is expected this morning to renew his call for the Lynx regional bus service to be run by private management. Mica, R-Winter Park, has scheduled a press conference on State Road 50, near State Road 436, by the Megabus station, a privately run company that runs express routes between Orlando and several cities.

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