Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements


Full Name: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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4/01/14 Working to Help South Florida, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Two Key Preparedness Bills 3/06/14 Helping Lower Flood Insurance Premiums for South Floridians, Ros-Lehtinen Votes for the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act 3/04/14 National Flood Insurance Program 2/05/14 Fair and Reasonable Flood Insurance Rates 1/08/14 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act 3/04/13 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 7/06/12 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 6/29/12 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 6/21/12 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 4/27/12 Witnesses Testify National Park Service Management Plans 3/29/12 Working to Restore Eroding South Florida Beaches 4/18/11 Letter to the Honorable Lisa Jackson and the Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy 4/07/11 Letter To The Honorable Frank Wolf, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, and The Honorable Chaka Fattah, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations 1/27/11 Ros-Lehtinen Continues Push to Protect against Potential Cuban Oil-Drilling Disaster 9/29/10 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased With House Passage Of Legislation That Will Provide Greater Oversight Of The Flawed BP Claims Process 9/29/10 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased With House Passage Of Legislation That Will Provide Greater Oversight Of The Flawed BP Claims Process 7/21/10 BP'S Responsibility to South Florida Communities Continues 7/20/10 Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Legislation To Tax Exempt BP Claims Checks For Impacted Keys Businesses 6/10/10 BP Oil Spill Disaster: Day 52 6/09/10 BP and NOAA Need to Better Monitor Oil Beneath the Ocean's Surface 6/08/10 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 6/08/10 Day 50 of the Gulf Oil Disaster 6/07/10 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 6/04/10 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 6/01/10 The Miami Herald - Obama on the Gulf oil spill: My Job is to Get this Fixed 5/20/10 Florida's Still Open for Business 5/19/10 SP Times: Oil hits loop current, spreading slick 'exponentially' 5/18/10 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 11/10/09 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 10/13/09 Monroe County, Florida, Comes To Washington 10/07/09 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 9/30/09 Recognizing 50th Anniversary Of Antarctic Treaty 9/30/09 Recognizing 50th Anniversary Of Antarctic Treaty 6/24/09 Ros-Lehtinen Comments On The Majority's Compromise On The Energy & Climate Bill 3/31/09 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 3/25/09 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 3/12/09 Ros-Lehtinen Votes For Passage Of The Water Quality Investment Act That Seeks To Help Local Governments Meet Their Funding Needs For Water Quality Projects 2/10/09 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased With Department Of Interior Announcement That Extends The Comment Period On Gas & Oil Exploration In The Outer Continental Shelf 6/10/08 Supporting the Goals and Ideals of the International Year of Sanitation 5/15/08 Co-Sponsors Reauthorization Of Bill That Addresses Urban Development Along Coastal Areas & Strikes Sound Balance With Environmental Concerns 4/24/08 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2008 12/18/07 Ros-Lehtinen Hails Passage Of Energy Bill 11/06/07 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased That WRDA Will Become Law 11/01/07 Ros-Lehtinen & Wasserman Schultz Contact Army Corps Of Engineers To Express Their Disappointment Over Their Rejection of The County's Plans To... 8/02/07 Ros-Lehtinen Speaks Out Against Pro-Drilling Provisions 7/10/07 Congressional Quarterly: Miami Seeks Amnesty for Foreign Sand 6/27/07 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased That Amendments On Off Shore Oil Drilling Were Defeated By Full House 6/26/07 Ros-Lehtinen & Wasserman Schultz Receive Support & Enthusiasm For Important South Florida Projects From Their Meeting With Commanders Of The US Army 5/16/07 Ros-Lehtinen Comments On Senate Passage Of The Water Resources Development Act of 2007 5/01/07 Ros-Lehtinen Responds To Department Of Interior's Proposed Plan To Expand Oil Drilling Off The Florida Coast