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  1. Chaffetz Lays Out Different Direction for OversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Roll Call

    If incoming Chairman Jason Chaffetz made just one thing clear Tuesday, it's this: the Oversight and Government Reform Committee is not Darrell Issa's anymore - in fact, Issa won't even be on the committee next year. Chaffetz gathered roughly a dozen reporters in his new Rayburn office Tuesday to discuss the 114th Congress and his vision for the Oversight panel, one that focuses less on political scandals and more on the "government reform" part.

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  2. Florida Rides Tall on House Transportation and Infrastructure CommitteeRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Sunshine State News

    ... infrastructure and makes America more competitive." Two other Republicans in the Florida delegation -- U.S. Rep. John Mica, who once chaired the committee, and U.S. Rep. Dan Webster -- will be returning to the committee. "I am pleased to accept this ...

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  3. CF delegation mostly doesn't like spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Orlando Sentinel

    If the $1.1 billion appropriations bill narrowly approved by Congress Thursday night-- the so-called Cromnibus -- had to rely just on Central Florida lawmakers it would have gone down in flames, with only U.S. Rep. John Mica voting yes. Local Democrats and Republicans all found something to dislike in it.

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  4. Tax moves, Daytona speedway changes: this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... the assault of a patient while in bed at a local hospital. "Metro Center Outlook" repeats a program with U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., talking about transportation. Diane Trees hosts the program at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24. "Global ...

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  5. Agencies Show Progress in Curbing Improper PaymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Government Executive

    ... D-Del., chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and Reps. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., John Mica, R-Fla., and Gerry Connolly, D-Va., of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. GAO produced charts showing each ...

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  6. New House GOP Policy Chair Messer Prioritizes Action on Obamacare, ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | News Max

    ... working on measures on fresh issues that are rarely discussed. He expressed interest, for example, in Florida Rep. John Mica's recent calls for selling to the private sector government assets and properties that aren't being used. He recalled how ...

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  7. Gruber Lawyers Up Before TestimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Breitbart.com

    ... and Human services, signed in February 2009, was sole source. "I don't recall exactly," he told Representative John Mica (R-FL) when asked if he knew that contract was sole source. At the conclusion of the hearings, Issa promised that the incoming ...

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  8. Gruber 'Embarrassed and Sorry,' But Not Willing to Show Committee the MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Instapundit

    ... on top," Cummings added. An hour into the hearing, emotions really got intense as Gruber was questioned by Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) about how much money he had been paid by the Obama administration. Gruber refused to say he had earned more than the ...

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  9. Rubio blasts Senate Dems' CIA reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Florida's Congressional delegation - Democratic U.S Reps. Corrine Brown and Alan Grayson and Republican U.S. Reps. John Mica, Bill Posey and Daniel Webster -- if they have any reactions. The Pulse will update as any come in. "The one-sided report ...

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  10. Mica: Gruber Not Only One on Hot Seat in Front of HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Breitbart.com

    Representative John Mica , a member of the House Oversight Committee said that in addition to the grilling Jonathan Gruber will receive, there will be questions about discrepancies in figures given to the committee on Tuesday's "Jose Diaz-Balart" on MSNBC. "We also have to hear from the Chief HHS Director about the discrepancy in figures that she gave to the committee last May...you begin to question the numbers in this whole thing and the cost that people profiting like Dr. Gruber.

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  11. GOP Set to Give Gruber 'Opportunity to Say Something Stupid'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | News Max

    ... and received close to $400,000 for his work from HHS. Longtime member of the House Oversight Committee GOP Rep. John Mica intends to find out how closely Gruber worked with Democrats and exactly how much he earned during his work for the federal ...

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  12. I Think the "Torture Report" Release Was Set for Today to...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Instapundit.com

    Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber - the gaffe-prone MIT professor who boasted that Democrats purposely deceived the American public about the health care law - is expected to break his silence this morning in a much-anticipated congressional hearing Republicans predict will undo the Affordable Care Act. "This is the beginning of the unraveling of Obama-care," U.S. Rep John Mica told the Herald.

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  13. Prez health care architect to feel heat at hearingRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | Boston Herald

    ... predict will undo the Affordable Care Act. "This is the beginning of the unraveling of Obama-care," U.S. Rep John Mica (R-Fla.) told the Herald. "The hearing clearly will focus on the deception, some of the false information given to both the ...

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  14. Circus set for Gruber at CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Hill

    ... of the hearing, one of the last for outgoing House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.). Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), who has served on the Oversight Committee for more than 20 years, said he wants to know exactly how closely Gruber ...

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  15. Overnight Health: Gop ready for GruberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Hill

    ... hearing, which is one of the last for outgoing House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.). Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), who has served on the Oversight committee for more than 20 years, said he wants to know exactly how closely Gruber ...

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  16. Nicole Gelinas reads "Stimulating Some Thinking"Read the original story

    Feb 2, 2009 | City Journal

    ... amendment also got Congress thinking about how little the bill devotes to infrastructure. One Florida Republican, John Mica, even said on the floor Thursday that he was 'offended' by the tiny infrastructure allocation. Another good new provision, ...

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  17. 3 Reasons Why Conservatives Should Fight for Defense Spending CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... Surely that same logic applies to the Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security. In fact, Republican Reps. John Mica and Paul Broun marked the 10th anniversary of the Transportation Security Administration with a report that concluded that ...

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  18. Last mile: Bus service to connect SunRail station to Maitland's jobs hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Business Journal

    For months now, SunRail ridership has lagged in the city of Maitland - but Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority Lynx has come up with a solution to connect train riders to the city's biggest jobs destination.

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  19. WH Says It'll Consider Mica's Plan to Cut Federal PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | News Max

    The White House told Newsmax on Tuesday that it would "take a look at" the long-term plan of Rep. John Mica to phase out the federal government's role as the largest holder of property, buildings, and other structures in the United States. At the regular briefing for reporters at the White House, Press Secretary Josh Earnest pointed out that "this is something that the Office of Management and Budget has been focused quite a bit under this president's leadership" and that "there has been a concerted effort to reduce costs, to cut red tape, and to deal with surplus federal government assets."

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  20. House GOP weighs a symbolic immigration voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Boston.com

    The lawmakers began coalescing around a plan that would allow a symbolic vote to show their frustration with President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, before funding the government ahead of a Dec. 11 deadline. The proposal, presented by Speaker John Boehner, first calls for House Republicans to vote on a resolution proposed by Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., that says that the president does not have the power to take the executive action he took last month.

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