Congressman Ron DeSantis

Representing the 6th District of Florida
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Sep 10, 2013
Press Release

Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today held a press conference with Sen. David Vitter (LA) to introduce the James Madison Congressional Accountability Act. This legislation will block a proposed administrative rule by the Office of Personnel Management that purports to offer ObamaCare subsidies for Members of Congress and congressional staff not authorized by law and not available to the rest of the American people.

Aug 26, 2013
Press Release

Port Orange, Fla. – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) announced today that he will introduce the James Madison Congressional Accountability Act in response to the Office of Personnel Management’s ruling that members of Congress and their staffs will receive a special taxpayer-financed subsidy not available to other Americans using health care exchanges. This legislation will prohibit members of Congress and congressional staff from receiving any government contributions with respect to an exchange-based health care plan that is not available to the American people.

Mar 14, 2013
Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL-06) and Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA-7) today introduced bipartisan legislation to sequester congressional pay. The “Sequestration of Pay for Members of Congress Act” will reduce pay for Members of Congress by 8.2 percent. This is the same amount the Office of Management and Budget estimates nonexempt discretionary spending will be cut this year due to sequestration.

Feb 12, 2013
Speech

 

VIDEO: Rep. DeSantis Urges Constituents to Look For Four Key Elements in State of the Union Address

WHEN PRESIDENT OBAMA GIVES HIS STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS THIS EVENING, WE CAN EXPECT HIM TO CLAIM THAT THE UNION IS STRONG.

WE WILL LIKELY SEE A SPEECH THAT IS RICH WITH INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGES INTENDED TO INVOKE SUPPORT FOR LIBERAL IDEAS.

Jan 30, 2013
Blog Post

 

Posted: January 29, 2013 - 10:40pm

By Douglas Jordan

Special to The Record

 

U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Ponte Vedra Beach, picked Putnam County for his first town hall meeting, and if his intention was to play to a receptive audience, he made the right choice. About 100 people showed up, and they were more than supportive of the freshman congressman.

Many of the questions put to him were familiar conservative issues, such as Second Amendment rights, gun control, abortion, immigration and health care.

Jan 28, 2013
Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ron DeSantis announced today that he is rejecting the taxpayer-subsidized benefits offered to Members of Congress by turning down his congressional pension and federal health insurance benefits.

“I didn’t run for Congress for the perks,” said Rep. DeSantis. “I ran for office to be the type of citizen legislator our Founding Fathers envisioned and to change the prevailing culture in Washington.”

Jan 3, 2013
Video
Jan 3, 2013
Press Release

The First Session of the 113th Congress commences January 3rd, 2013.

Jan 3, 2013
In The News

The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.

Jan 3, 2013
In The News

The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).