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 sends letter to Labor Secretary Acosta to Ensure Transparency to Protect Union Workers

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Washington, D.C- This week, Congressman Francis Rooney sent a letter to Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta requesting the Secretary classify worker centers as labor organizations. Currently, worker centers operate outside the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) to avoid transparency and accountability rules that apply to labor unions. Congressman Rooney stated, “It is imperative for the Department of Labor to protect union workers. Worker centers across the United States are c...

Congressman Francis Rooney Statement on President Trump signing the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA)

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Naples, FL - Today, President Donald Trump signed into law the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA). WRDA is the authorizing legislation that allows the Army Corps of Engineers to construct and manage projects improving water infrastructure. The legislation was passed by Congress in September. Congressman Rooney stated, “WRDA is critical to finally advancing the 68 Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) projects that have been previously approved, including authorization of t...

Congressman Rooney joins the bi-partisan Climate Solutions Caucus

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Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Francis Rooney (R-FL) joined the bi-partisan Climate Solutions Caucus along with Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA). Congressman Rooney stated, “I joined the Climate Solutions Caucus because environmental issues are critical for our Southwest Florida community. Southwest Florida’s well-being depends on a healthy environment; one just needs to look at the algal blooms currently ravaging our community to understand the negative effects of environmental disasters. To ...

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