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  • 2017 Should be a Great Year for America!
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on February 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Francis Rooney (FL-19) 2017 should be a great year for America! This fall; voters all across the country sent a clear message: it is time to change the status quo and put hard working Americans first again. For newly elected Representatives, now is also a time to move from campaigning to governing. It is time to honor the promises made and enact the policies that were espoused throughout the summe... Read more

  • Trump is simply reversing Obama's wrongs
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on February 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Francis Rooney (FL-19) As is all too familiar, President Obama ruthlessly exceeded his Constitutional powers by means of the executive order procedure. He issued more orders of greater breadth than any previous president and dove deeply into every aspect of our personal and business lives. Now, with the same procedure, we have the opportunity to clean up the damage of the last eight years, and President Trump has begun this in earnest. The Congress has a responsibility which parallel... Read more

  • Congressman Francis Rooney - Our Early Investments Defined Us: Initial United States Priorities
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on January 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs

    This month, a new government convenes in Washington with a mandate to dismantle the last eight years of unprecedented legal and regulatory expansion that has killed job opportunities for countless Americans. The Obama Administration has inserted the federal government into every corner of our professional and personal lives. Now is the time to peel back the 80,000+ pages of regulations, and billions of accompanying costs, which are stifling job markets and private enterprise and encroaching on o... Read more

  • Congressman Francis Rooney: Painting new administration's first 200 days with bold strokes
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on January 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    "Bold colors, not pale pastels." Forty-one years ago, Ronald Reagan uttered those famous words in what was one of his greatest speeches, and in 2016, finally, the voices championing bold colors came through loud and clear. The American people spoke up, and there is now a historic opportunity in front of us for a new “Morning in America.” As our nation prepares for the inauguration of a new president, there is a renewed sense of optimism based upon the bold ideas and grassroots reach of Donald Tr... Read more

  • Congressman Francis Rooney: Time to Repeal, Replace Obamacare
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on January 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Congressman Francis Rooney (FL-19) The recent election proves that America wants change. The American people have spoken up loudly and clearly that Obamacare must go. As Congress moves to repeal it, we must ensure that no one is blindsided or left without coverage. This should not be a return to pre-Obamacare status quos; but rather a new approach that puts you – the patient – first, and brings choice and competition to health insurance. Patients, doctors, and businesses have been dealing with t... Read more