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Congressman Neal Dunn

Representing the 2nd District of Florida

Press Releases

April 18, 2017 Press Release
Legislation Will Prevent Airlines From Removing Seated Passengers From Aircraft

WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) today announced he is introducing the Secure Equity in Airline Transportation (SEAT) Act, legislation to prevent airlines from bumping passengers off an over-booked flight if the passenger has already boarded. 

April 7, 2017 Press Release
Strikes Come as Dunn Visits Troops in Iraq and Kuwait

WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) made the following statement on the U.S. missile strikes in Syria:

April 6, 2017 Press Release
The Law Needs to Catch Up to New Drone Threats, Lawmakers Say

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) and Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) introduced the “Military Assets Protection Act,” a bipartisan bill to clarify the authority of the military to defend facilities and assets against Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), or drones. 

April 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) released the following statement on the chemical weapons attack in Syria:

April 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) led a bipartisan congressional visit to Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) in Panama City, Florida over the weekend. Along with Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC) and Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA), Dr. Dunn toured the ESG facilities, stressing the importance of the Offshore Patrol Cutter Program. Both Reps.

April 3, 2017 Press Release
Legal Authority to Protect Assets and Personnel Currently Unclear, Lawmakers Say

WASHINGTON, DC – Citing new threats from drones both overseas and here at home, Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) has urged the House Armed Services Committee to strengthen the military’s legal authority to protect its installations from Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). 

March 31, 2017 Press Release
Lawmakers Push to Fund Further Study of Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Dr. Dunn (FL-02) joined with several of his colleagues in urging Congress to continue funding the study of psychological health and traumatic brain injury at the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs.

March 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. (FL-02) today pressed the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) about 12 environmental surveys it commissioned in areas of the Gulf of Mexico that are off-limits to oil and natural gas leasing. 

March 29, 2017 Press Release
House-Passed Bill Prohibits New EPA Regs Unless Based on Public Evidence

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) applauded the passage of H.R. 1430, the Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment Act of 2017 (HONEST Act), which requires the EPA to base its rulemakings on evidence that is available to the public and scientific community. Dr. Dunn cosponsored the legislation, which passed the House 228 to 194. 

March 27, 2017 Press Release
Drilling Activity Threatens “Incomparable National Asset,” Reps. Say

WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Neal Dunn (FL-02) and a bipartisan group of Florida lawmakers are urging the Trump Administration to protect the Joint Gulf Range Complex by maintaining the moratorium on oil and gas offshore drilling activities in the Gulf of Mexico.