Water Quality

Southwest Florida’s top issue is water quality. We are working every day to fund Lake Okeechobee and Watershed projects.

Economy & Jobs

It’s time to get our economy moving again. Cutting taxes, reduce our obscene national debt, and eliminate burdensome regulations.


Our veterans deserve the highest quality care in the fastest and most dignified method possible. We must fix the VA.


Obamacare has failed. It is time to repeal and replace this fatally flawed law with free market, patient centric options.


Education is best handled by locally elected school boards. We will minimize federal intrusion and end common core.

National Security

Defeating radical Islamic terrorism, strengthening our military and securing our borders at home and abroad.

Religious Freedom

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Congressman Francis Rooney Speech: March 20, 2017 - Religious Freedom Institute Thank you, Tom, for your kind introduction; and thank you to all of the members from the Religious Freedom Institute for letting me say a few words today. Religious freedom is the core of the American pluralistic experience. It represents the free exercise of religion in addition to the separation of church and state. The Virginia Statute on Religious Freedom, passed in 1786, was the first law to protect this right, ...

Congressman Francis Rooney Leads Tour of Everglades and Lake Okeechobee Watershed

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Congressman Francis Rooney Leads Tour of Everglades and Lake Okeechobee Watershed Washington, DC - Congressman Francis Rooney will be leading a tour of Interior appropriations projects, CERP projects, and the Everglades National Park on Saturday, March 18th. The tour will include Congressman Ken Calvert, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Interior and Environment. This tour is intended to highlight the importance of funding projects which have already been approved and designed. Congress...

Time for Change in Venezuela

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Congressman Francis Rooney Too often Latin America’s strategic importance has been overlooked by United States policy makers, which is a mistake because instability in the region undermines security in the entire western hemisphere. The corrupt socialist regime in Venezuela, which has links to terrorist groups in the Middle East, is a prime example of why instability in Latin America should be a major focus of U.S. policy makers. There are currently two divergent blocs which comprise most of the...

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