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  1. Osceola-UCF high-tech project becomes finalist for $110M contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... ICAMR and emphasize the potential economic impact such an ambitious project will have in the region. Congressman John Mica of Winter Park, whose district includes UCF, said that the foresight of leaders at UCF, Osceola County, the Metro Orlando EDC ...


  2. John Mica Wields His Sixth Gavel in Congress, Taking Over...Read the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Sunshine State News

    U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., continued his run in the congressional leadership this week as he announced his subcommittee assignments. First elected to Congress back in 1990, Mica previously chaired the House Transportation Committee.


  3. Military Technology, Enforcement: Answer to White House Drone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Roll Call

    This week, a drone landed on the White House lawn thanks to a reportedly drunken pilot, causing a mild security panic. It got President Obama himself talking about the need to regulate drones in civilian airspace.


  4. Alan Grayson mulls a run for Marco Rubio's Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... as possible candidates. Other possibilities include Rep. Vern Buchanan; state Sen. Anitere Flores; Rep. John Mica; Rep. Jeff Miller; and former Rep. Allen West. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Atwater and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam could also ...


  5. Webster gets highways, but not rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House's Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. He joins U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, who also was reappointed to that panel, giving the pair sway over funding for such projects as the I-4 ...


  6. Elections Morning Digest: Liberal firebrand Alan Grayson weighs a run for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... as possible candidates. Other possibilities include Rep. Vern Buchanan; state Sen. Anitere Flores; Rep. John Mica; Rep. Jeff Miller; and former Rep. Allen West. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Atwater and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam could also ...


  7. State of Union: Florida senators, Central Florida congressmen weigh inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... of agreement on broad goals, but not on details. In other cases - U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, or U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park - there were cautious expressions of hope that there could be common ground that could lead to ...


  8. Do-nothing Congress? See what Florida members say they did in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Committee, Brown successfully pushed to open a new outpatient clinic in Jacksonville and worked with Republican John Mica to prod contractors on delays at Orlando's yet-to-fully-open medical center. College loans. Brown fought to restore the Federal ...


  9. Rep. Mica: GOP Congress Ready to Take on ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | News Max

    The new Republican-controlled Congress is poised and equipped to take aim at the unconstitutional actions executed by President Barack Obama during his six years in office, Rep. John Mica of Florida said Wednesday on "America's Forum" on NewsmaxTV . "I've never seen an effort like this, it's coordinated, to try to stop every one of the execution actions he's taken," said Mica, who sits on the House Committee on Oversight and Government, noting that Republicans have come together with a plethora of ideas "to try to make certain that we cover as many of the corners that we can where the president has taken what we consider constitutional action."


  10. Paris terrorist attacks raise stakes for immigration fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Hill

    ... actions and would not jeopardize funding for things like border security and counterterrorism measures, said Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.). They plan to move legislation next week that would fund the department through the end of the fiscal year along ...


  11. "It is the fulfillment of a promise made by Speaker Boehner."Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Bloomberg

    House Republicans are considering broadening their move to block President Barack Obama's immigration orders to also address immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, said Representative John Mica of Florida. House Speaker John Boehner, an Ohio Republican, is presenting a plan backed by Tea Party leaders including Representatives Steve King of Iowa and Robert Aderholt of Alabama at a closed-door meeting today, Mica said.


  12. County backs SunRail station in DeLandRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... the DeLand leg. Council members took that step after County Chair Jason Davis had received a letter from U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park. Mica explained that for funding to become available in the next year, the next SunRail step into Volusia ...


  13. Boehner foe could face '16 backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Hill

    ... of the GOP conference, unlike those of most of the Republicans who backed him. "I never heard from him," said Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.). "I was very surprised, just shocked ... I heard some people mention his name and that was all I heard and then the ...


  14. Alan Grayson, John Mica: weekend guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... working with the new Republican majority and the presidential prospects of Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, talks to Sandra Osborne on "Political Connections" at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on News 13. The topics include ...


  15. 5 Most Egregious Examples of Government WasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    ... pleased with results of the hearing. " It's been over $100 billion for the last five years in a row," said Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) in an interview with The Fiscal Times. "It's an amount of money the American people can't even begin to understand. ...


  16. This Was Seth Rogen's Other Infuriating Performance This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Time

    ... are some other 2014 C-SPAN gems that didn't make the top 10: there's the infamous fainting intern , that time Rep. John Mica (R-Florida) held up a fake joint during a marijuana policy hearing, or when Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada) got upset about ...


  17. VA Medical Center nearly done but disputes continueRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... center's construction delays. "If you fail to do a good job, you shouldn't get any more work.'' But U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, said that although there have been issues with both sides, "I don't know if there are grounds for" banning the ...


  18. How Jeb Bush Affects the Florida Senate RaceRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... for Republicans, sources said. There are also several Republican congressmen, including Rep. Vern Buchanan, John Mica, and Jeff Miller, who Republican sources say could potentially jump in. Then there is former Rep. Allen West, who threatened to ...


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

    Dec 16, 2014 | 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.


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

    Dec 15, 2014 | 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 ...