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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements

Full Name: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 27, Republican
First Elected: 08/29/1989
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 27
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Dexter; 2 Children: Amanda, Patricia; 2 Stepchildren: Douglas, Katherine
Birth Date: 07/15/1952
Birth Place: Havana, Cuba
Home City: Miami, FL
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Reduce our Oil Imports from Venezuela
June 26, 2013 Rep. Engel - Bipartisan Open Fuel Standard Benefits Taxpayers, Bolster National Security
March 12, 2013 In Order to Maximize Efficacy of Iran Sanctions, Administration Must Enforce them Fully with No Exceptions, Ros-Lehtinen Says Waivers are "irresponsible and reckless'
Nov. 5, 2012 As the Castro Brother's Third Attempt at Oil Dries Up, Ros-Lehtinen Warns of the Threat to the U.S. Environment, Economy by the Cuban Regime
Aug. 10, 2012 New Penalties against Syrian Company Not Enough to Pressure Either Iran or Syria, Ros-Lehtinen Says
Aug. 7, 2012 As Another Cuban Oil Well Comes Up Dry, Ros-Lehtinen Disappointed by Obama Administration's Failure to Deter Future Exploratory Wells
July 6, 2012 With PDVSA Getting Ready To Drill For Oil Off Cuba's Coast, Ros-Lehtinen Says That Joint Castro-Chavez Venture Poses Even Greater Environmental Threat
June 11, 2012 Administration Misses Another Opportunity to Get Tough on Iran, Ros-Lehtinen Says
May 18, 2012 If Confirmed That Repsol Has Found No Oil In Cuban Waters, This Would Be A Setback To Cuban Dictatorship's Desperate Attempts To Find Other Sources of Oil Due To Chavez' Failing Health
April 19, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Casts Another Vote That Could Help Lower Gas Prices By Requiring Approval Of The Keystone XL Energy Pipeline
Jan. 19, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Criticizes Administration Decision to Block Keystone, Allow Cuban Oil Drilling
Jan. 9, 2012 Ros-Lehtinen Disappointed by Lack of Administration Action to Prevent Cuba Oil Drilling Efforts
Dec. 28, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen, Biscet Discuss Cuba Oil Drilling, UN Vote on Cuba Embargo, Nobel Peace Prize Nomination
Nov. 2, 2011 Committee Passes Bills to Strengthen Sanctions on Iran, Other Rogue Regimes
Oct. 17, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Says U.S. Cooperation with Cuban Regime on Oil Drilling Will Help Move Dangerous Scheme Forward
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Mr. Antonio Brufau Niubó, Chairman Repsol
Sept. 6, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Opposes U.S. Meetings with Cuban Regime Officials on Oil Plans
May 27, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Deter Reckless Cuban Oil Drilling Plans
April 20, 2011 On One Year Anniversary Of The Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Ros-Lehtinen Urges BP To Reconsider Denial Of Financial Assistance For Florida Keys Tourism Efforts & Says That Oil Spill Had Major Economic Toll Throughout Island Community
Jan. 27, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Continues Push to Protect against Potential Cuban Oil-Drilling Disaster
Sept. 29, 2010 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased With House Passage Of Legislation That Will Provide Greater Oversight Of The Flawed BP Claims Process
Aug. 23, 2010 Ileana to BP Executive: Do Not Walk Away from the Keys
June 29, 2010 Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Bill That Allows Withdrawals From Retirement Savings For Those Affected By The Oil Spill; Will Participate In Briefing Regarding Relief Efforts & Conference Call With The Secretary of The Navy
June 22, 2010 Media Center :: Press Releases Ros-Lehtinen Briefed By Federal Agencies & Others On The Oil Spill & Holds Constructive Meeting With NOAA Administrator Regarding Fisheries Closures
June 9, 2010 BP and NOAA Need to Better Monitor Oil Beneath the Ocean's Surface
June 8, 2010 Day 50 of the Gulf Oil Disaster
June 4, 2010 Ros-Lehtinen Asks Governor Crist To Request That The US Small Business Administration Declare The Florida Keys A Disaster Area Because Of The Gulf Oil Spill
June 1, 2010 The Miami Herald - Obama on the Gulf oil spill: My Job is to Get this Fixed
May 24, 2010 Ros-Lehtinen Comments on BP Oil Spill Day 35: Urges Keys Business to File Claims with BP for Economic Damage
May 20, 2010 Florida's Still Open for Business
May 19, 2010 Ros-Lehtinen Participates In Coast Guard Briefing, Reiterates That The Keys Are Open For Business
May 19, 2010 SP Times: Oil hits loop current, spreading slick 'exponentially'
May 18, 2010 Ros-Lehtinen Comments on Possible Deepwater Horizon Spill Tar Balls Coming Ashore in Parts of the Florida Keys; Says if True, Florida's Tourism Industry & the Environment Will Greatly Suffer
Feb. 10, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased With Department Of Interior Announcement That Extends The Comment Period On Gas & Oil Exploration In The Outer Continental Shelf
July 9, 2008 Ros-Lehtinen Urges Saudi Arabia to Increase Oil Output
April 23, 2008 International Year of the Reef
July 11, 2007 Opposing Efforts By Natural Gas Exporting Countries To Establish A Cartel
June 27, 2007 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased That Amendments On Off Shore Oil Drilling Were Defeated By Full House
June 26, 2007 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
March 8, 2007 Ros-Lehtinen Will Introduce Legislation Next Week That Prevents The Castro Regime From Oil Drilling A Mere 45 Miles From Key West & Thus Damaging The
Dec. 6, 2006 Farewell To Fellow Florida Members
May 18, 2006 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
Dec. 21, 2005 Leading Legislators Warn United Arab Emirates of Consequences of Gay Bashing
Sept. 29, 2005 Peterson Amendment Devastating for Florida
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Energy
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Energy Policy
Issue Position: Environment
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