Water Quality

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

Economy & Jobs

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

Veterans

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

Healthcare

We must address out of control prescription prices and protect social security and medicare.

Education

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.

Rooney votes against another bloated spending package

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Francis Rooney voted against H.R. 8319 – a continuing resolution (CR) to extend government funding through December 11, 2020. The Congressional Budget Office estimates the CR appropriates funding at an annualized level of $1.398 trillion. Congressman Rooney stated, “This continuing resolution contains an excessive amount of spending which far exceeds what we need for Covid relief at a time when the government is already trillions in debt. Congress has not pa...

Congressman Rooney speaks out against payroll tax credit executive order

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Francis Rooney issued the following statement addressing the executive order to defer payroll taxes. The executive order attempts to alleviate economic hardships that have been caused by COVID-19. The order would give employers the option to temporarily defer Social Security taxes from their employee’s paycheck for the rest of 2020. Congressman Rooney stated, “I appreciate the administration’s attempt to bring financial relief to hardworking Americans during t...

President Trump Issues Executive Order to Extend EGOM Drilling Moratorium

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Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order extending the existing moratorium on offshore drilling in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, east of the Military Mission Line. The extension would maintain the moratorium for an additional ten years, until June 30, 2032. In addition, the moratorium on offshore drilling will also include the South Atlantic coast of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. Congressman Rooney stated, “By this Executive Order, President Trump has take...

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