or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Mike Ross' Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' Avery Ross
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for Governor
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Holly; 2 Children: Sydney, Alex
Birth Date: 08/02/1961
Birth Place: Texarkana, AR
Home City: Little Rock, AR
Religion: United Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Second Amendment
Issue Position: Foreign Policy, Trade and Defense
Issue Position: Foreign Policy, Trade, and Defense
Nov. 26, 2012 Legislative Update: Congress Must Work Together to Avert Fiscal Cliff
Aug. 27, 2012 Legislative Update: Defending Our Defenders Listening Session
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Dec. 17, 2011 Pryor, Ross Highlight Federal Investments to Benefit Arkansas
Nov. 21, 2011 Statement on "Super Committee' Failure
Nov. 18, 2011 The Need to Protect Programs for Seniors
Oct. 21, 2011 Ross Statement on U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Iraq
Oct. 12, 2011 Legislative Update: Super Committee Should "Go Big'
May 30, 2011 Legislative Update: Honoring Our American Heroes
April 20, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense
April 14, 2011 Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Sept. 26, 2008 Funding for Arkansas Defense Projects Headed to President's Desk
Aug. 6, 2008 Congressman Mike Ross Newsletter
Aug. 5, 2008 Ross Leads Delegation to Thank Troops in Iraq, Calls on Iraqis to Take Responsibility of Own Government
Jan. 10, 2008 Ross Opposes Troop Surge
Sept. 25, 2007 Ross Leads Charge For ‘Bipartisan Compact' On Iraq Debate
Aug. 4, 2007 The National Debt and the War in Iraq
June 5, 2007 Blue Dog Coalition
May 15, 2007 Ross, Blue Dogs Applaud Chairman Skelton for Demanding Fiscal Accountability in Iraq
April 24, 2007 Economic Observations by the 43 Member Strong, Fiscally Conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition
March 27, 2007 The Blue Dog Coalition: The National Debt
March 23, 2007 Ross Supports Bill to Boost Funding for Troops, Demand Accountability, Responsibility From Iraqi Government
March 13, 2007 Blue Dog Coalition
Feb. 14, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Jan. 30, 2007 Blue Dog Coalition 1/30/07
Jan. 19, 2007 Ross, Blue Dog Democrats Demand Fiscal Accountability in Iraq
Jan. 10, 2007 Ross Opposes Troop Surge
July 25, 2006 Blue Dog Coalition
June 15, 2006 Iraq Resolution
March 8, 2006 Lofgren Calls for Veterans' Care to Be Included in Iraq Supplemental
March 7, 2006 Salazar, House Dems Call for Vets Care to be Included in Iraq Supplemental
Dec. 22, 2005 Boozman, Arkansas Delegation Secure Millions for Guard and Local Industries
Dec. 9, 2005 Harman Urges Adoption of Anti-Torture Provision
Dec. 2, 2005 Mike's Weekly Message - The Debate on Iraq
Nov. 2, 2005 Ross Joins Colleagues in Requesting United Nations Take Further Action Against Iran for Statement that Israel Should be ‘Wiped off Map'
July 15, 2005 Mike's Weekly Message
July 11, 2005 Ross Testifies in San Antonio at BRAC Regional Hearing for Red River Army Depot and Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant
June 24, 2005 Mike's Weekly Message: Ouachita Black River Navigation System Tour
June 21, 2005 Pryor, Lincoln and Ross Hold Second Meeting with BRAC Chairman to Discuss Red River and Lone Star Army Depot
Feb. 4, 2005 Ross Issues Statement Re: Success of Iraqi Elections
June 25, 2004 In Memory of U.S. Army Private Van Ryan Marcum
Back to top