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Congressman Francis Rooney meets with Everglades Foundation Board of Directors
April 27, 2017
Congressman Francis Rooney meets with Everglades Foundation Board of Directors WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Francis Rooney welcomed members of the Everglades Foundation Board of Directors this morning to discuss progress being made towards funding Everglades restoration projects and share ideas for moving the process forward quickly. Congressman Rooney stated, “The Everglades have a far-ranging impact to the entire State of Florida and to the country. Our economy has been decimated. Businesses h... More
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Reps. Rooney, Brooks, and Jones Lead Effort in the House to Put American Jobs First
April 27, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Francis Rooney (FL-19), Mo Brooks (AL-05), and Walter Jones (NC-03) introduced the American Jobs First Act (H.R. 2233) to reform the often abused visa program and ensure Americans are not laid off only to be replaced by cheaper foreign labor. Congressman Brooks said, “The American Jobs First Act is a timely compliment to President Trump’s ‘Buy American and Hire American’ effort by initiating much-needed reform of our foreign-worker visa program. The H-1B... More
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Congressman Francis Rooney Statement on The White House Tax Reform Summary
April 26, 2017
Congressman Francis Rooney Statement on The White House Tax Reform Summary Washington, DC – Congressman Rooney has issued the following statement on The White House tax reform summary. “America’s economy has always grown strongest when hard working taxpayers get to keep more of the money they earn, and businesses have the capital available to hire more workers and invest in new technologies. Growth rates in the range of 4% should be our goal, not the anemic 1% that we have seen over the last sev... More
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Statement from Congressmen Rooney and Diaz-Balart on the Collier County wildfires
April 21, 2017
Statement from Congressmen Rooney and Diaz-Balart on the Collier County wildfires: We are working to assist Collier County Emergency Management in combating and controlling the brush fires currently burning over 3,000 acres in the area. The State of Florida’s initial request for a Fire Management Assistance Grant was denied at the regional level, however we are working to support an appeal and will assist Governor Scott and local officials in any way possible. Please stay safe and follow the eva... More
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Congressman Francis Rooney provides update to Lee County Commissioners
April 18, 2017
Congressman Francis Rooney provides update to Lee County Commissioners Fort Myers, FL – Congressman Francis Rooney addressed the Lee County Board of County Commissioners today and provided an update on policies and legislation in Washington that is impacting Southwest Florida citizens. Congressman Rooney stated, “I am honored to provide an update to our Lee County Commissioners on legislation and initiatives being worked on in Washington. My number one priority continues to be fixing our water q... More
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