ICYMI: Community Advantage Loan Program for Small Businesses

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U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., is backing a proposal from U.S. Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., to expand federal help for small businesses. Chu introduced the bill at the end of last week. Her legislation would take the Community Advantage Loan Program, which was set up as a pilot program back in 2011 “to provide low-interest loans to small businesses that have been historically underserved by loan provi... Read more »

Florida Delegation Letter on Space Command (SPACECOM)

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We write in support of the eight letters of nomination for the future home of the United States Space Command (SPACECOM) submitted by Governor Ron DeSantis on behalf of the State of Florida. Florida has a long and proud history of supporting both military installations as well as space operations. Our commitment to the military and its missions makes the great state of Florida uniquely positioned ... Read more »

New Supporters Back Congressional Proposal to Bring Chambers of Commerce Under PPP

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New Supporters Back Congressional Proposal to Bring Chambers of Commerce Under PPP By: Kevin Derby A bill backed by Florida Republicans to include local Chambers of Commerce in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is building steam on Capitol Hill with new supporters. Last month, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, brought out the legislation with the support of U.S. Sen, Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the chair... Read more »

Op-Ed: Regaining Our Independence

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Regaining Our Independence By: Rep. Ross Spano (FL-15) This year, 4th of July celebrations across America will be different. Different in that many of us will not be able to gather around the grill with all our friends and family, different in that we will have to observe social distancing to watch our kids and grandkids set off fireworks in the yard, and different because those we love and who s... Read more »

Sonny Perdue Helps Launch Farmers to Families Food Box Program Center in Lakeland

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U.S. Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue hit Central Florida on Monday to help open a Farmers to Families Food Box Program distribution center at One More Child in Lakeland. Two Republicans in the Florida delegation–U.S. Reps. Ross Spano and Greg Steube–attended the event. “The Farmers to Families Food Box Program distribution center in Lakeland is at One More Child, a faith-based organization that pro... Read more »

Telehealth: Medical Experts Provide Insight on its Recent Use During COVID-19

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Tags: Health

Telehealth: Medical Experts Provide Insight on its Recent Use During COVID-19 U.S. Rep. Ross Spano (FL-15) hosted a roundtable discussion at USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine downtown Tampa June 2, with medical professionals, including USF Health doctors, on how COVID-19 has changed telehealth. From left, Dr. Mark Moseley, Dr. Nishit Patel, Dr. Eva Crooke, Rep. Ross Spano, Dr. Charles Lock... Read more »

Florida lawmakers hope loan program changes will help Tampa Bay’s small businesses

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Washington, D.C. – Congress is trying to make it easier for small businesses to get help during the pandemic. The House voted Thursday to make some changes to a federal loan program to help make the loans more accessible. “Small business owners need flexibility,” Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL) said Thursday. That’s what the House voted to give them by approving changes to the “Paycheck Protection Progr... Read more »

ICYMI: Spano Calls for Investigation into Planned Parenthood Receiving Paycheck Protection Program Relief Funds

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Tags: Pro-Life

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ross Spano (R-FL), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations and the sole Florida Representative on the House Small Business Committee, joined his colleagues in calling for an investigation into how Planned Parenthood (PP) received upwards of $80 Million dollars in forgivable loans from the Paycheck Protection Program... Read more »

Florida Republicans Back Proposal Cutting Airport Funds From Companies Helping China Steal Technology

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Florida Republicans Back Proposal Cutting Airport Funds From Companies Helping China Steal Technology This week, three Republicans in the Florida delegation–U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, Ross Spano and Michael Waltz–showcased their support for a proposal to help protect American technology from China. At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright, R-Texas, introduced the “Airport Infrastructure R... Read more »

Ross Spano Showcases ‘Great American Comeback’ Economic Plan

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Ross Spano Showcases ‘Great American Comeback’ Economic Plan By: Kevin Derby This week, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., the only member of the U.S. House Small Business Committee, showcased his “Great American Comeback” economic plan to help the nation recover from the coronavirus pandemic. “I am confident our district will play an important role in the great American comeback given our talented wo... Read more »

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