Spano Pushes Forward with Banning ‘TikTok on Government Devices’ on House Side

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Tags: China

Lakeland, FL – Today, U.S. Representative Ross Spano (R-FL) released the following statement following the Senate’s unanimous passage of Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) and Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) bill to ban all federal employees from using the TikTok social media application on government devices: “TikTok and other Chinese Communist party-controlled companies are spying on Americans. China has host... Read more »

Spano Gratefully Accepts U.S. Air Force Seal

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Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Ross Spano (FL-15) met with Major Jonathan C. Taylor, from the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force on Capitol Hill. Major Taylor presented Spano with a U.S. Air Force Seal to be displayed in the office of Florida’s 15th Congressional District. “The most important duty of the federal government is our national defense and ensuring our country is ready to... Read more »

Spano Joins Congressional Delegation in Urging USAF to Choose Florida For Space Command Headquarters

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Tags: China

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Ross Spano (FL-15) joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and the Florida congressional delegation in urging U.S. Air Force Assistant Secretary John Henderson to consider eight Florida locations for the future home of the United States Space Command (SPACECOM). “Florida has always been at the forefront of space exploration, and Hillsborough County is a natura... Read more »

Spano Introduces ‘Holding China Accountable Act’

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Lakeland, FL – Today, U.S. Representative Ross Spano (R-FL) joined Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) and twenty-two other members to introduce the ‘Holding China Accountable Act’ of 2020. The bill seeks to combat China’s theft of U.S. intellectual and technological property. Over the last few years, China has increased their destructive practices to benefit their regime, increase market share and bolster th... 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 »

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 »

Rep. Spano Cosponsors WUHAN Rescission Act

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Lakeland, FL – Today, U.S. Representatives Ross Spano (R-FL) joined U.S. Representative Jeff Duncan (R-SC) in introducing the Working Under Humanity’s Actual Needs (WUHAN) Rescission Act. The bill would eliminate over $27 billion in spending in the CARES Act, that is unrelated to COVID-19. “Households and businesses around the country have tightened their belt to cope with COVID-19 cutbacks and re... Read more »

Dozens of Coastal Republicans Vote with Democrats to Ban Offshore Oil, Gas Drilling

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Two dozen Republican House members representing coastal states joined their Democratic counterparts this week in voting to effectively ban offshore oil and gas drilling — as well as other offshore practices — as the Trump administration rolled back more environmental protection policies put into place by the Obama administration. In total, 24 Republicans, along with nearly all Democrats, voted fo... Read more »

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