Congressman Ron DeSantis

Representing the 6th District of Florida
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Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today introduced the Guantanamo Bay Recidivism Prevention Act, the companion bill to legislation introduced by Sen. Tom Cotton (AR). DeSantis, a Naval Reserve Officer and former military prosecutor, served at the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center during his active duty service.

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The United States Army Forces Command has served courts-martial charges on SGT Bowe Bergdahl for desertion. Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), a Naval Reserve Officer, former military prosecutor, and Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, issued the following statement:

Mar 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) – joined by over 150 of his House colleagues – sent a letter today congratulating Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the Likud Party’s victory in yesterday’s elections. The letter can be found here. DeSantis issued the following statement:

Mar 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) reintroduced the Let Seniors Work Act, which seeks to eliminate the 12.4% payroll tax for seniors who have reached 65 in addition to repealing the Retirement Earnings Test. This bill is the House companion to legislation introduced by Sen. Marco Rubio (FL).

Mar 9, 2015 Press Release

St. Augustine, FL – In light of concerns raised by St. Johns County officials, Rep.

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.


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.


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.