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.

Congressman Francis Rooney statement on Syria

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“The administration’s decision to remove our remaining troops from Syria is strategically short-sighted, erodes our credibility amongst our regional partners and fortifies Russia’s position in the conflict. The Syrian Kurds have been a critical ally in the fight to eradicate ISIS, and they continue to be a crucial partner in the stabilization of the region—holding thousands of foreign ISIS prisoners that our European allies refuse to accept and administering refugee camps that ISIS holdouts hope...

Congressman Rooney Introduces Bill That Prohibits Use of Federal Funding for State and Local Bailouts

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Washington, D.C. – On Friday, Congressman Francis Rooney introduced the Government Bailout Prevention Act. This bill would prohibit the use of federal tax dollars by insolvent state, territory, and local governments to bail out and pay off their obligations. Congressman Rooney stated, “American taxpayers do not like when their money is used to bail out failing corporations or businesses and this dislike extends to state and local governments who are fiscally irresponsible. I have consistently vo...

Congressman Rooney Votes to Terminate National Emergency Declaration

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rooney voted in favor of terminating the National Emergency Declaration that was issued on February 15, 2019. Congressman Rooney stated, “My vote to terminate the emergency declaration is consistent with my previous votes on this issue and consistent with the rule of law and the Constitutional separation of powers. The appropriation and allocation of money is the sole responsibility of the Congressional branch. For well over 50 years, Congressional timidity ...

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I welcome the announcement by @StateDept to resume aid to the Northern Triangle. It is essential to combatting the… https://t.co/zDFAY8Pw3K @RepRooney | 13 hours ago
The corrupt, authoritarian #Maduro regime is one of the world's most egregious violators of #humanrights.… https://t.co/QKDQjDDKRc @RepRooney | 13 hours ago
The decision by @realdonaldtrump to withdraw our troops from Syria has made way for a Turkish offensive on the Syri… https://t.co/LwcwdQvHMd @RepRooney | 19 hours ago
I cosponsored this piece of legislation to send a strong message to Turkey to end their military offensive against… https://t.co/2emGqKDhz7 @RepRooney | 19 hours ago