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 »

Rep. Spano: No COVID-19 Money for Abortions

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Tags: Pro-Life

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 »

Congress Passes, Trump Signs Second Coronavirus Emergency Bill

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By: Kevin Derby Congress Passes, Trump Signs Second Coronavirus Emergency Bill On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed a $100 billion proposal trying to position the federal government to respond to the coronavirus outbreak and help Americans impacted by the economic downturn that has accompanied it. The Senate passed the bill on a 90-8 vote. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., voted for the bill while U... Read more »

Florida Delegation in Congress Continues to Focus on Coronavirus

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By: Kevin Derby Florida Delegation in Congress Continues to Focus on Coronavirus The Florida delegation on Capitol Hill continued to focus on coronavirus as the number of Americans who test positive for it grows. This week, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla. rounded up 13 other members of the Florida delegation to write Gov. Ron DeSantis calling on him to take “immediate action to alleviate the finan... Read more »

Rep. Spano on the 2020 State of the Union: “America is Back!”

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Tonight, U.S. Representative Ross Spano (R-FL) released the following statement after attending President Donald Trump’s annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress: “Tonight’s message from President Trump was loud and clear: America is Back! Our economy is booming, we have rebuilt our military and pro-family, pro-life, and pro-business polices are working. I applaud the Presi... Read more »

Rep. Spano Works for Bipartisan Transportation Solutions

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Tags: Pro-Life

Representative Ross Spano (Florida-15) released the following statement in support of the surface transportation reauthorization principles that Republicans will focus on this year in the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee. “The entire state of Florida, and especially District 15, is growing at unprecedented rates. With an increasing population and high tourism numbers, it’s c... Read more »

Rep. Spano Helps Secure Over $100,000 For Human Trafficking Prevention

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The Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $100,240 to the Hillsborough Area Transit Authority (HART) as part of the DOT’s Human Trafficking Awareness and Public Safety Initiative. Combatting human trafficking is a priority issue for U.S. Representative Ross Spano (FL-15), who has worked tirelessly to end this practice and support victims in Florida and throughout the nation. This funding ... Read more »

Rep. Spano Continues Fight Against Human Trafficking

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This morning, Representative Ross Spano (Florida-15) participated in a Florida Delegation meeting focused on better understanding the state’s human trafficking problem and exploring solutions to mitigate its growth. The Delegation brought in a panel of state and national experts who shared from their experiences and recommended preventative measures. “Human trafficking is not going away and our ch... Read more »

Rep. Spano Remembers Auschwitz: “It is imperative we never forget…”

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Representative Ross Spano (Florida-15) has released the following statement about the passage of the Never Again Education Act (H.R. 943). “Seventy-five years ago, Allied soldiers liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau and 8,000 starving prisoners. Nazis killed 1.1 million men, women, and children, mostly Jews, in this camp alone over 41 months. The Holocaust was one of the darkest times in history, and it ... Read more »

Rep. Spano’s Human Trafficking Bill Endorsed by Hillsborough County Sheriff & National Law Enforcement

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Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister and the Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA) have both endorsed the HOPE for Victims of Human Trafficking Act (H.R. 5080), introduced by Rep. Ross Spano (Florida-15) to protect human trafficking victims who had been coerced into committing certain crimes while being trafficked. “I’m thrilled to have the support of Sheriff Chad Chronister and the MCCA. ... Read more »

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