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 announces FEMA grants of $5 million to Sanibel, Fort Myers, and Bonita Springs for Hurricane Irma Recovery

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Washington, DC- Congressman Francis Rooney made the following statement thanking FEMA for awarding grants to the cities of Sanibel, Fort Myers, and Bonita Springs for debris removal as a result of Hurricane Irma. “I applaud FEMA for providing our communities much needed relief for Hurricane Irma cleanup efforts. In the aftermath of tropical storms and hurricanes, cities must provide immediate response for debris removal, which frequently totals millions of dollars. I am thankful that FEMA has aw...

Congressman Francis Rooney introduces bill to continue NOAA monitoring of Harmful Algal Blooms – Even during government shutdowns

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Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Francis Rooney introduced a bipartisan bill with Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur to require the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), which monitor waters for Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) to continue forecasting and monitoring, even during a government shutdown. Congressman Rooney stated, “Over the last several years, Southwest Florida and the rest of the United States have been plagued by severe outbreaks of red tide. The most recent outbreak in the Gu...

Rooney votes no on expanded subpoena power for Judiciary Committee – It’s time for Congress to govern instead of harassing the President

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Francis Rooney voted against H. Res. 430, a resolution that would have expanded power of the House Judiciary Committee by allowing its members to pursue a civil lawsuit to enforce subpoenas issued to Attorney General Barr and former White House Counsel Donald McGahn and petitions for disclosure of grand jury information that is protected under federal law. Congressman Rooney stated, “As of January 3rd, Congress had an approval rating of 18% - and with legisl...

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Thank you to @RepMattGaetz @RepHastingsFL @RepRashida @RepStephMurphy for cosponsoring the Harmful Algal Bloom Essential Forecasting Act. @RepRooney | 06.14.2019
The most recent outbreak in the Gulf of Mexico lasted 16 months and generated over 2000 tons of dead sea life. In t… https://t.co/31Mii4i9Km @RepRooney | 06.14.2019
For years SWFL and the rest of the U.S. has been plagued by severe outbreaks of red tide. @RepMarcyKaptur and I jus… https://t.co/z7dwF5zHRO @RepRooney | 06.14.2019
Yesterday I met with @EmilioJArchila, the Colombian High Commissioner for Stabilization, to discuss the progress be… https://t.co/rkaGMakGw2 @RepRooney | 06.12.2019