Rep. Spano and Rep. Hastings Fight for Human Trafficking Victims

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Ross Spano (Florida-15) introduced a bipartisan bill with Representative Alcee Hastings (Florida-20) to help victims of human trafficking. They were joined by Representatives Mario Díaz-Balart (Florida-25), Ted Deutch (Florida-22), and Michael Waltz (Florida-6). The bill, the HOPE for Victims of Human Trafficking Act, institutes several provisions to protec... Read more »

Spano Addresses House Ethics Inquiry

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Washington, D.C. – Representative Ross Spano (Florida-15) issued the following statement addressing the extension of the House Ethics inquiry. House Ethics notes that this deferral does not itself indicate that any violation has occurred, or reflect any judgement on behalf of the committee. “Today, the House Committee on Ethics deferred their review of my self-reported filings with the FEC. We pla... Read more »

Spano’s “Boots to Business” Bill Passes

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Act of 2019, sponsored by Representative Ross Spano (FL-15) and Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) passed 424-1 in the U.S House. The bill will authorize a ‘Boots to Business’ program to educate veterans on how to start and run their own small businesses. Rep. Spano issued the following statement regarding the passing of H. R. 3537. “I am gr... Read more »

Rep. Spano Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Promote Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

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Washington, D.C.—Rep. Ross Spano (Florida-15) joined Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) to introduce H.R.4991, the Post-9/11 Veteran Business Acceleration Act, to support veteran-owned small businesses. This bipartisan bill will allow veterans who are eligible for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program to participate in a pilot program that wo... Read more »

Rep. Spano Salutes Brave Men & Women This Veterans Day

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Dover, FL – Representative Ross Spano (Florida-15) issued the following statement about the importance of honoring our nation’s bravest on Veterans Day. “One of the things I appreciate the most about my district is the large population of selfless men and women who are serving or have served this great nation. Our communities in Florida-15 are stronger because of our large veteran population and s... Read more »

Rep. Spano & Rep. Green Join Forces to Support Veterans

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Today, Representative Ross Spano (Florida-15) was joined by Representative Mark Green (Tennessee-7) in Lakeland to meet with local active duty personnel and veterans at a Military and Veterans Roundtable. Rep. Mark Green is a West Point graduate, successful business leader, decorated combat veteran, and the House Freshman Class President. His most memorable mission during his military career was f... Read more »

Spano Discusses Government & Leadership with Local High School Students

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Today, Rep. Ross Spano (Florida-15) visited four high schools in District 15 to speak about the inner workings of Congress and the importance of leadership. “High school students are on the cusp of adulthood, and they’re at a prime age to engage in civic duty and to show greater leadership in their communities, These students are the next generation of American leaders, and investing in our youth ... Read more »

Spano Launches Economic Advisory Council

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Lakeland, FL – This morning, Representative Ross Spano (Florida-15) sat down at Florida Polytechnic University with nearly twenty local leaders for the inaugural meeting of his Economic Advisory Council. “As a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the House Small Business Committee, it is critical that I have my finger on the economic pulse of our District. Moreover, ... Read more »

Spano Gets Firsthand Look at Border Security Efforts

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McAllen, TX – Last week, Representative Ross Spano (Florida-15) joined Representative Mike Rogers (Alabama-3) and other lawmakers in the Rio Grande Valley to get a firsthand look at efforts to secure the border. “Thousands of people illegally cross the border each year, from men, women and children seeking asylum to illegal drug traffickers,” said Spano. “This influx of people has not only created... Read more »

Spano Statement on Impeachment Inquiry Resolution

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Washington, D.C. – Representative Ross Spano (Florida-15) issued the following statement addressing today’s formal vote on the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. “Today, I opposed the resolution that attempts to justify the sham impeachment process. While the Democrats have said that this resolution will ensure a fair, open, and transparent process, I find it difficult to get behind a resolut... Read more »

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