Congressman Ron DeSantis

Representing the 6th District of Florida
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Mar 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today introduced the Higher Education Reform and Opportunity (HERO) Act, the House companion to legislation introduced by Sen. Mike Lee (UT). This legislation takes an innovative approach to opening up our nation’s higher education system by allowing individual states to accredit alternative institutions, programs, or courses.

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, issued this statement following Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress:

Feb 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) issued the following statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote today to approve new rules pertaining to net neutrality:

Feb 25, 2015 Blog Post

U.S. Representative Ron DeSantis (FL-06) and U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) have introduced the Academic Partnerships Lead Us to Success (A-PLUS) amendment to H.R. 5 the Student Success Act.

Feb 17, 2015 Blog Post

In the U.S. Code, the third Monday in February is set aside to commemorate the birthday of George Washington, yet this has evolved into an unofficial “Presidents’ Day.”

This is too bad. Washington was one-of-a-kind and deserves the special recognition that the federal statutes afford him.

Feb 10, 2015 Press Release

St. Augustine, FL – Last night, Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) presented 33 candidates with 42 nominations to four United States Service Academies: the United States Military Academy, the United States Naval Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

Feb 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – In light of reports showing that of approximately 36,000 convicted criminals released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in 2013, more than 1,000 of them have already been convicted

Jan 26, 2015 Blog Post

Modern Washington is perhaps more disconnected from the interests and values of the American people than at any time in modern memory. Today, I am pleased to announce that I have joined with some of my colleagues in the House to form the House Freedom Caucus, which will seek to provide a voice for those who are frustrated that Washington, D.C.

Dec 17, 2014 Press Release

St. Augustine, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement in response to the exchange of American Alan Gross for three Cuban spies as well as reports that the Obama administration will be implementing pro-Castro policy changes:

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In The News

Feb 4, 2015 In The News

It is part of reforming the nation’s capital, says Rep. Ron DeSantis. The Florida Republican has introduced the “End Pensions in Congress Act,” legislation that would end pensions for all future lawmakers and those not yet vested into the congressional retirement plan.

Feb 4, 2015 In The News

About 30 House Republicans will meet Monday evening to establish the bylaws of a new caucus animated by two principles: First, rank-and-file Republicans must pressure leadership to enact a more conservative agenda. And second, this pressure should never involve frantic scurrying on the House floor.

Videos

Feb 25, 2015 Video

Rep. Jim Jordan and Rep. Ron DeSantis held a joint Oversight subcommittee hearing examining the Department of Homeland Security's policies and the release of convicted criminals illegally in our country. By failing to enforce the law, the Obama administration is placing the public safety at risk.

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