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.


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.

Congressmen Francis Rooney and Mario Diaz-Balart Announce Joint Press Conference on Appropriations for Everglades Restoration

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressmen Francis Rooney and Mario Diaz-Balart announced they will be hosting a joint press conference and tour of CERP projects at 9:00AM, July 31st, at the Merritt Pump Station. The event will highlight House Appropriations funding for Fiscal Year 2018, and provide an update on Everglades restoration projects. Congressman Rooney stated, “Funding for Lake Okeechobee watershed and Everglades restoration projects are my top priority, that’s why I ran for Congress. The Ho...

Congressman Rooney Votes to Pass Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act Legislation heads to Full House for Vote

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Washington, DC – Today, in the Education and the Workforce Committee, Congressmen Francis Rooney voted to support H.R. 2823, the Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act. This legislation will repeal the fiduciary rule, which imposed costly new mandates and burdensome regulations on savers, and protect access to affordable retirement advice for low- and middle-income families. Congressman Rooney stated, “I am proud to support this common-sense legislation. This is another step in removing dam...

Keep The Government Out Of Home Health Care

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If people want to receive health care services in the comfort of their own homes, they should not be punished for their decision. Unfortunately, due to an Obama Administration regulation, seniors and disabled persons are penalized for choosing to receive home health care services. This is yet another overreaching government intrusion into peoples’ lives that needs to be reversed immediately. The Obama regulation placed an unfair burden on seniors and disabled persons in order to appease labor un...

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