Spano Introduces Bills Honoring FL-15 Fallen Officers

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ross Spano (R-FL) introduced legislation that would rename two U.S. Post Office facilities in the 15th Congressional district after two local fallen law enforcement officers. H.R. 7039 would recognize the U.S. Postal Service Facility located at 210 North Missouri Avenue, as the ‘Officer Paul Dunn Post Office Building’, and H.R. 7040, would recognize th... Read more »

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ross Spano (R-FL), the sole Florida Representative on the House Small Business Committee, supported the passage of H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act. The bill, which will now make its way to the U.S. Senate, provides small businesses who participated in the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) varying... Read more »

Spano Joins Lawsuit Against Democrats Unconstitutional Proxy Voting

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ross Spano (R-FL), joined a lawsuit, led by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), against Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats over the constitutionality of proxy voting in the House of Representatives. “Asking the American people to safely return to work, while some Members of Congress stay home is not only hypocritical but also goes against ov... Read more »

Spano Recognized as ‘Taxpayer Hero’

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Rep. Ross Spano Represents Florida’s 15th Congressional District Lakeland, FL – Today, U.S. Representatives Ross Spano (R-FL) was recognized by the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), as a ‘Taxpayer Hero’, in recognition of his outstanding congressional voting record protecting taxpayers’ dollars. Spano’s lifetime rating awarded by this organization is 88%. “When I went to Wash... Read more »

Spano Introduces Payroll Tax Abatement Bill

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Lakeland, FL – Today, U.S. Representatives Ross Spano (R-FL), who serves as the sole Florida Representative on the House Small Business Committee, introduced H.R. 6920, the ‘Keep Employee’s Earnings Protected’ (KEEP) Act of 2020. The bill creates a temporary payroll tax abatement period to last up to three months. “As our state and country begin to open up, workers and small businesses need liquid... Read more »

Spano Cosponsors Bill to Protect Transportation Infrastructure from Chinese Espionage and Intellectual Property Theft

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Lakeland, FL – On Friday, U.S. Representative Ross Spano (FL-15) cosponsored H.R. 6917, the ‘Airport Infrastructure Resources (AIR) Security Act’, a bill introduced by Congressmen Ron Wright (TX-06) and Marc Veasey (TX-33). As we continue to integrate technology into our infrastructure, we must be resilient against attempts by our adversaries, namely China, and their state-sponsored enterprises to... Read more »

ICYMI: Rep. Spano Questions SBA Inspector General on PPP Program

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Ross Spano (R-FL), who serves as the ranking member of the Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations on the House Small Business committee co-chaired a virtual forum, in which the Inspector General (IG) responsible for overseeing the Small Business Administration, Mike Ware, testified. The briefing focused on overseeing the SBA’s P... Read more »

Rep. Spano Votes ‘NO’ on $3 Trillion Bill

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ross Spano (R-FL) released the following statement after voting ‘No’ on H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act and H. Res. 965, Authorizing Remote Voting by Proxy. As written H.R. 6800, calls for $3 Trillion dollars of new spending under the auspices of COVID-19 emergency spending, while H.Res. 965 calls for proxy v... Read more »

Rep. Spano on $3 Trillion Bill

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Lakeland, FL – Today, U.S. Representative Ross Spano (R-FL) released the following statement after Speaker Pelosi, alongside House Democrats, unveiled an 1,800+ page bill titled the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act. The bill, which is expected to be up for vote on Friday, calls for $3 Trillion dollars of new spending under the auspices of COVID-19 emergency spending: “T... Read more »

Rep. Spano: No COVID-19 Money for Abortions

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Lakeland, FL – Today, U.S. Representatives Ross Spano (R-FL) joined 38 of his colleagues, in introducing the ‘Protecting Life in Crisis Act’. The legislation prohibits federal dollars under the COVID-19 emergency packages from funding abortions or abortion coverage. “While our country is facing COVID-19, we must ensure that no taxpayer money is used for abortions,” said Spano. “Protecting the most... Read more »

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