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 Francis Rooney to visit Golisano Children’s Hospital

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Fort Myers, FL- Today, Congressman Francis Rooney will visit Golisano Children’s Hospital in Fort Myers to thank hospital and Lee Health staff for their service during Hurricane Irma. Congressman Rooney stated “I value Golisano Children’s Hospital and Lee Health’s critical service to our community, especially in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. I am thankful for the dedication of the doctors, nurses, and staff of the Hospital during these trying times. Our community is lucky to have them to keep...

A Long View on Iran

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There are four elements in Iran that bear on United States foreign policy interests: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the “Supreme Leader;” his theocratic power base, the Revolutionary Guards and its Quds Force unit; President Hassan Rouhani and his elected government; and the Iranian people themselves, which includes a broad middle class. The distinction between the first three and the final element could possibly create an opportunity for some form of American outreach to the segment of these people wh...

Congressman Francis Rooney Requests Extension of 90% Cost Share for Hurricane Irma Debris Removal

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Francis Rooney led a letter to President Donald Trump, requesting that the ninety percent federal cost share for disaster debris cleanup be extended for an additional thirty days. The text of the letter follows below: Dear Mr. President, We write to express our gratitude for declaring a ninety percent federal cost share for Hurricane Irma debris removal. This federal assistance has made a tremendous impact in allowing our communities to begin the recovery and ...

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At the dedication of the Freedom Horse sculptures at Lely Resort. The horse sculptures symbolize the personal drive… https://t.co/8IqqvASnqk @RepRooney | 10.19.2017
A long view on Iran https://t.co/VoHaBdJKIy @RepRooney | 10.17.2017
Congressman Francis Rooney Requests Extension of 90% Cost Share for Hurricane Irma Debris Removal https://t.co/spMd0RPvUW @RepRooney | 10.13.2017
United States withdrawal from UNESCO over its anti-Israel bias puts the UN on notice to change its ways https://t.co/8ap48XhSAH @RepRooney | 10.12.2017