Congressman Ron DeSantis

Representing the 6th District of Florida
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Press Releases

Jul 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – In reaction to news that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) discovered that approximately 20 rockets were placed by militants in a UNRWA-run school in the Gaza Strip, Rep.

Jul 16, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed two amendments offered by Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015. Both amendments aim to curb the flagrant abuse of power and taxpayer money by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Jul 15, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), sent a letter to the Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Sloan Gibson, with questions regarding the status of the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in St. Augustine, Florida.

Jun 30, 2014 Press Release

St. Augustine, FL – Today, the Israeli military announced that the three Israeli teenagers – Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frenkel – who were kidnapped June 12 have been found murdered. Rep.

Jun 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today announced his support for Rep. Raúl Labrador (ID-01) in the upcoming Majority Leader race. DeSantis issued the following statement:

Jun 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today it was reported that U.S. forces captured Ahmed Abu Khattala, the alleged ringleader of the 9/11/2012 Benghazi terror attack, over the weekend. Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) issued the following statement:

May 21, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC –  In an bipartisan 390-33 vote, the House of Representatives today passed H.R. 4031, the Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act. Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) was a co-sponsor and outspoken advocate for the passage of H.R. 4031. DeSantis issued the following statement:

May 20, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC –  This week, the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on H.R. 4031, the Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act, of which Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) is a co-sponsor. DeSantis issued the following statement:

May 8, 2014 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.

May 7, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC –  This evening, Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) voted in favor of a resolution to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress as well as a resolution asking Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the IRS scandal. DeSantis issued the following statement on their passage:

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