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 Rooney Statement on Impeachment Proceedings

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Washington, D.C. - Regardless of my or anyone’s opinion about the President’s treatment of the Ukrainians, Rudy Giuliani or anyone else, impeachment is such a grave matter that it demands that a strong and clear case be made. Personally, I do not believe that the President's behavior related to Ukraine was proper and feel that he should not undermine the work of our Ambassadors and foreign service officers who spend their careers protecting United States’ interests around the world, often at gre...

Congressman Francis Rooney commends FEMA for Lee County Hurricane Irma Debris Removal Grant

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Washington, DC— Congressman Francis Rooney made a statement thanking FEMA for awarding Lee County an $11,774,471.54 grant through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program to help cover the costs of debris removal in response to Hurricane Irma. Congressman Rooney said, “I commend FEMA for providing this grant to Lee County. This grant will reimburse the county for incurred expenses relating to debris removal during Hurricane Irma. I am thankful that FEMA awarded this grant to help our community recover f...

Congressman Rooney called for a peaceful transition and free and fair elections in Bolivia following the resignation of Evo Morales

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Congressman Rooney stated “Yesterday, Evo Morales resigned from the Presidency of Bolivia following irregularities and manipulation of the results of the October 20th elections as identified by the Organization of American States. During the run-up to this year’s election, Morales restricted the freedom of the press, persecuted opposition politicians, and eroded the credibility of Bolivia’s public institutions. However, moving forward I urge respect for the constitution and rule of law as Bolivi...

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