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

    Feb 16, 2015 | 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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  2. Orlando airport officials continue to explore possible security privatizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | 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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  3. Tourism leaders question possible firing of TSA at Orlando International AirportRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | 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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  4. Fear not: Mica says SunRail south expansion to get federal dollars...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | 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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  5. SunRail officials head to Washington to make pitch for rail moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | 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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  6. Push for SunRail funds needs region's support: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | 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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  7. Bipartisan Twitter fest bodes well for passage of federal transportation billRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | 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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  8. Florida VA medical center to open first clinic this month in Orlando areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | 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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  9. FL: SunRail Expansion Could Be in TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | 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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  10. Deltona, Edgewater want to study cross-county roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... dormant for 10 years. That money will expire in May if not used, according to a letter written by U.S. Rep. John Mica, the Winter Park Republican whose district includes southwest Volusia County and who has long championed the connector as an ...

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  11. 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 ...

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  12. 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.

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  13. 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.

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  14. 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 ...

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  15. 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 ...

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  16. 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 ...

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  17. 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 ...

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  18. 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 ...

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  19. 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."

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  20. 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 ...

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