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.


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


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 Urges DOL to Rescind Misguided Regulations

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Washington, DC-- Congressman Francis Rooney sent a letter to Acting Labor Secretary Pizzella urging that the 2013 regulations that effectively repealed the Companion Services Exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) be rescinded. Congressman Rooney said, “We must ensure that families have access to affordable in-home companion service. I recently led the efforts in Congress to ask the Administration to overturn a ruling made in 2013 that went against the intent established by Congress ma...

Rooney: We must act now to stop mass killings

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Rooney stated, “As we mourn the senseless loss of life in Dayton and El Paso, we must also take action to prevent similar tragedies from occurring elsewhere. We need to commit to a serious, bipartisan review of how to avoid guns getting into the hands of unstable people. This is a multi-faceted challenge to our society. “In the 115th Congress I voted in favor of the Fix NICS Act, which mandates that federal and state authorities report relevant information to the N...

Congressman Francis Rooney announces additional FEMA reimbursement for Cape Coral and Lee County

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Washington, DC-- Congressman Francis Rooney announced additional FEMA reimbursement grants for Hurricane Irma recovery efforts to Cape Coral and Lee County totaling over $8 million. Congressman Rooney said, “The City of Cape Coral and Lee County have worked hard to recover after Hurricane Irma, but there is still more work to be done. Fortunately, FEMA has continued funding reimbursements for the costly debris removal and financial recovery of our district. These grants have been extremely impor...

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