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  1. Can Congress Play Part in Preventing Another MH370?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Instapundit

    Lawmakers are pressing the airline industry to develop better methods for tracking flights in the wake of the still unexplained disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in March 2014, but industry representatives cautioned that some of the options being discussed are unnecessary. During a hearing before the House Committee on Oversight & Investigation's Subcommittee on Transportation, Rep. John Mica , the chairman, asserted that it is "unacceptable that today we are unable to locate or properly track commercial aircraft."

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  2. Investigators Found 'Lost' Lois Lerner Emails In 2 WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sweetness & Light

    The IRS's inspector general confirmed Thursday it is conducting a criminal investigation into how Lois G. Lerner's emails disappeared, saying it took only two weeks for investigators to find hundreds of tapes the agency's chief had told Congress were irretrievably destroyed. So "irretrievably lost" means they can be easily found within in two weeks.

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  3. Irs Bombshell: Thousands of Lerner emails recovered in targeting probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Right Wing News

    ... oversight and other investigating committees. "It looks like we've been lied to, or at least misled," said Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. at a congressional hearing Thursday evening, The emails were to and from Lois Lerner, who used to head the IRS division ...

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  4. New IRS Scandal Hearings Reveal 32,000 More Emails, Possible Criminal ActivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Forbes.com

    ... had been thorough, and that the tapes couldn't be accessed. It now appears that no one may have asked. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., said, "It looks like we've been lied to, or at least misled." Treasury Deputy Inspector General Timothy Camus said, "We ...

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  5. 32,000 emails recovered in IRS targeting probe amid allegations agency chief may have liedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Fox News

    ... oversight and other investigating committees. "It looks like we've been lied to, or at least misled," said Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. at a congressional hearing Thursday evening, The emails were to and from Lois Lerner, who used to head the IRS division ...

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  6. Conservatives have Boehner's back - for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Politico

    ... We're not going to act until the Senate does and we don't know what they will" do, said Florida Republican Rep. John Mica. Boehner has gone to great lengths since the speaker vote in January to reach out to the most hardline members of his ...

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  7. House members urge airliners to have recorders that ejectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | USA Today

    ... absolutely unacceptable that today we are unable to locate or properly track a passenger aircraft," said Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., the panel chairman who headed the hearing. "It's our responsibility to ensure that no commercial aircraft with ...

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  8. Scaled-Back DHS Headquarters Plan Would Squeeze 3,000 More People Into the Same SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Government Executive

    ... this process closely and work with my colleagues in ensuring that more taxpayer dollars are not wasted." Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., a longtime critic who serves on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, went further. "I remain strongly ...

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  9. Northeast corridor safe for Amtrak monopoly | Kenric Ward | 18Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Townhall

    A congressman's proposal to give Amtrak some private rail competition in the congested northeast corridor could be going off the tracks before it starts. U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Florida, says he wants to jolt the "Soviet-modeled monopoly" by opening competition for high-speed service between Washington, D.C., and Boston.

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  10. Jeb Outpacing Marco in Florida Congressional Endorsements for 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Sunshine State News

    ... According to the article, Ross is helping woo other Florida Republicans in the delegation over to Bush. U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., told Easley that Bush is his top choice for the moment but he is also looking at two other potential Republican ...

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  11. Bush beating Rubio in Fla. battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Hill

    ... said. Ross said Bush also asked him for help in getting other members of the Florida GOP delegation on board. Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) said he isn't ready to fully commit to a candidate yet, but that Bush is currently his top choice. Mica added that ...

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  12. Good news (?): marijuana doesn't increase the likelihood of car crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Los Angeles Times

    ... good. "We are going to have a lot more people stoned on the highway and there will be consequences ," warned Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., at a Congressional hearing last year. Yet new evidence suggests that this isn't so. The latest study , published ...

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  13. Orlando airport officials continue to explore possible security privatizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | WFTV Orlando

    ... who was not a passenger, walked past a 'do not enter' sign and into the terminal without being stopped. U.S. Rep. John Mica, who supports private security, sent a letter to the Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association that suggests the ...

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  14. Tourism leaders question possible firing of TSA at Orlando International AirportRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... The group, however, may be leaning toward opposing a security switch, at least according to U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park. In a letter to the association, Mica said he was aware of a resolution the group was considering against security ...

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  15. Fear not: Mica says SunRail south expansion to get federal dollars...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Business Journal

    ... specific line-item funding for the second phase of Central Florida's $1.3 billion commuter rail. But U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., said it was all for naught, as he believes the Federal Transit Administration, Florida Department of Transportation ...

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  16. SunRail officials head to Washington to make pitch for rail moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... operation to scramble. Part of the problem is that SunRail asked for more money than expected, said U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, who has been involved in arranging federal financing for the system for several years. SunFail should be self ...

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  17. Push for SunRail funds needs region's support: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... for those dollars; that's the bad news. Three U.S. House members who represent Central Florida - Republican John Mica and Democrats Corrine Brown and Alan Grayson - have wisely set aside their partisan differences and closed ranks in an effort to ...

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  18. Bipartisan Twitter fest bodes well for passage of federal transportation billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | The Washington Post

    ... It is an ever-so-21st century venture into social media that their predecessors, former chairman John Mica, 72, (R-Fla.) and former secretary Ray LaHood might not have attempted, though LaHood, 69, was no slouch in that arena. In an era when Twitter ...

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  19. Florida VA medical center to open first clinic this month in Orlando areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Stars and Stripes

    ... planned on closing the clinic, but the local members of Central Florida's congressional delegation, including Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, argued that it needed to remain open, especially for veterans who simply need lab work or access to ...

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  20. FL: SunRail Expansion Could Be in TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Mass Transit

    ... forward," said U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Jacksonville, who is working with Reps. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and John Mica, R-Winter Park. SunRail spokesman Steve Olson said train administrators are talking with the Federal Transit Administration -- ...

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