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.

Congressman Rooney applauds House passage of Interior appropriations bill - $7.6 million in addition funding for Everglades restoration

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Washington, D.C. – the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6147 - Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, FY2019 – Congressman Rooney supported the measure and was instrumental in securing an additional $7.6 million for Everglades restoration projects. Congressman Rooney stated, “Passage of H.R. 6147 is another win for Everglades restoration and continues to advance our agenda of funding the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) to fix ou...

Congressman Francis Rooney introduces the Employee Freedom Act

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Washington, D.C.- Congressman Francis Rooney issued the following statement regarding his introduction of the Employee Freedom Act. “The recent Supreme Court ruling on the Janus case showed public sector unions violated free speech rights by taking dues from nonmember employees. Now it is time to highlight the tactics used by unions when collecting dues to advance their own agendas at the expense of private sector individuals. “I have introduced the Employee Freedom Act to end the intimidating g...

Congressman Francis Rooney to testify at House Rules Committee on Offshore Drilling Amendments

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Rooney announced that he will be testifying in favor of four amendments to H.R. 6147 - Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, FY2019. These amendments, which are co-sponsored by Congressman Rooney, would provide strict limits to offshore drilling and exploration in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico and along the Atlantic Coast. Congressman Rooney stated, “Offshore drilling in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico and along Florid...

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