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.

House passes Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act - cosponsored by Congressman Rooney

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Washington, DC – Today, the House passed legislation, cosponsored by Congressman Francis Rooney, that protects the lives of babies born alive following an attempted abortion procedure. Congressman Rooney stated, “I am proud to have cosponsored the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act. It is unthinkable that such laws are needed at all, but sadly they are. I will always passionately fight to protect the lives of the unborn, and this legislation will end one of the most gruesome attacks on life.” Bac...

Congressman Francis Rooney Introduces Legislation to Permanently ban drilling in Eastern Gulf

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Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Francis Rooney introduced legislation to make permanent the moratorium on offshore drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Congressman Rooney stated, “Offshore drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico is incompatible with our environment and endangers our military readiness. The moratorium on exploration and drilling was established in 2006 and will expire in 2022 unless Congress acts. It is critical for the future of Florida and our tourism-based economy th...

Congressman Francis Rooney Statement on Resolution Supporting the Iranian People

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Washington, DC- Congressman Francis Rooney issued the following statement on the passage of H.Res. 676 to support the Iranian people. “Today’s vote in the House of Representatives sends a strong signal to the people of Iran that the United States stands with them in the aftermath of recent protests. “The protests highlight the asymmetries between the views of the government and its citizens. The destabilizing activities around the Middle East by Ayatollah Khamenei’s regime lack support at home. ...

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RT @SteveScalise: Today, the House passed a #prolife bill to protect the victims of failed abortion attempts. It's about protecting some of… @RepRooney | 19 hours ago
I have introduced H.R. 4770, to make permanent the moratorium on offshore drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. https://t.co/qMU2KkOSKJ @RepRooney | 01.18.2018
RT @AudubonFL: ICYMI: Congressman Francis Rooney files move to permanently ban offshore drilling in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. Offshore dr… @RepRooney | 01.18.2018
Tune in to @FoxBusiness at 2:45 today, as we discuss the latest developments in North Korea. @RepRooney | 01.16.2018