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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 27
General Nov. 4, 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
Issue Position: Energy Policy
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Marine Sanctuaries
Issue Position: Miami River
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Port of Miami and Miami River
Issue Position: Miami Beach
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Miami Beach
Issue Position: Environment
July 23, 2014 Newsletter: 07/23/2014
May 29, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Worried New Biscayne National Park (BNP) Fishery Management Plan (FMP) Could Keep Fishing Families Off the Water
April 21, 2014 E-Newsletter: Prepare Early for the June 1st Start of Hurricane Season
April 1, 2014 Working to Help South Florida, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Two Key Preparedness Bills
March 6, 2014 Helping Lower Flood Insurance Premiums for South Floridians, Ros-Lehtinen Votes for the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
March 4, 2014 National Flood Insurance Program
Feb. 5, 2014 Fair and Reasonable Flood Insurance Rates
Jan. 8, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
March 4, 2013 With Deadly Bacterial Disease Threatening Florida's Citrus Industry, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Legislation To Provide Research Funding To Counter Menacing Threat To Multi Billion Dollar Job Creator In Florida
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 29, 2012 Legislation to Extend Both Student Loan Rates & the All Important National Flood Insurance Program is Approved By the House; Ros-Lehtinen Reaffirms Her Unwavering Commitment to College Students Facing Mounting Debt
June 21, 2012 Tomorrow Friday, Offshore Key Largo: Ros-Lehtinen & Husband Dexter Will Dive To Aquarius Reef Base; With NOAA Budget Terminating Funding, This Dive Will Be Their Final Opportunity
April 27, 2012 Witnesses Testify National Park Service Management Plans
March 29, 2012 Working to Restore Eroding South Florida Beaches
April 18, 2011 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army of Civil Works - Clean Water Act Program
April 7, 2011 Letter To Frank Wolf, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, and Chaka Fattah, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations - Increase Administration's Budget Request for Fisheries Research and Management Programs
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
Sept. 29, 2010 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased With House Passage Of Legislation That Will Provide Greater Oversight Of The Flawed BP Claims Process
July 21, 2010 BP'S Responsibility to South Florida Communities Continues
July 20, 2010 Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Legislation To Tax Exempt BP Claims Checks For Impacted Keys Businesses
June 10, 2010 BP Oil Spill Disaster: Day 52
June 9, 2010 BP and NOAA Need to Better Monitor Oil Beneath the Ocean's Surface
June 8, 2010 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased With Passage Of Congressional Resolution Honoring The Life Of Jacques Cousteau; States That Passage Should Inspire Us To Follow The Lead Of Famed Researcher & Protect Our Oceans & Marine Life
June 8, 2010 Day 50 of the Gulf Oil Disaster
June 7, 2010 Ros-Lehtinen Demands That BP Accelerate Its Claims Process For Affected Florida Keys Businesses; States That While BP Says Spill Is Being Controlled, The Ecological & Environmental Damage Is Far Reaching
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 20, 2010 Florida's Still 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
Nov. 10, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Statement On Ongoing Hearings By The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; States That Pending Fisheries Closures Would Devastate Economic Viability Of South Florida Fishermen
Oct. 13, 2009 Monroe County, Florida, Comes To Washington
Oct. 7, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen To Meet Next Week In DC With Delegation From Monroe County To Discuss Keys Issuesros-Lehtinen To Meet Next Week In DC With Delegation From Monroe County To Discuss Keys Issues
Sept. 30, 2009 Recognizing 50th Anniversary Of Antarctic Treaty
Sept. 30, 2009 Recognizing 50th Anniversary Of Antarctic Treaty
June 24, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Comments On The Majority's Compromise On The Energy & Climate Bill
March 31, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Speaks On Floor Of The House Regarding Legislation To Authorize Miami-Dade College The Use Of Federal Detention Center's Extra Parking Lot; Bill Is Approved By Voice Vote
March 25, 2009 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased with Passage of Legislation that will Expand The Everglades National Park Boundary as well as Increase Funding for The Kampong National Botanical Garden in Coconut Grove
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