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.

Raising the Profile of the Everglades in Congress

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While we Floridians know the importance of the Everglades and the Lake Okeechobee watershed to Florida’s economy, folks in Washington often fail to realize the economic impact of the river of grass. This is why I have been bringing my colleagues in Congress to Southwest Florida so they can see firsthand the magnitude and importance of the watershed, and tangibly appreciate the challenges the ecosystem faces due to years of pollution, flood control, and population growth. The Everglades and the L...

Congressman Rooney Hosts Chairman Simpson of the House Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, Former Speaker Boehner

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Congressman Rooney Hosts Chairman Simpson of the House Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, Former Speaker Boehner, and Army Corps of Engineers Lieutenant Colonel Reynolds on Tour of the Everglades and Lake Okeechobee Watershed Washington, DC – On Friday, March 23rd, Congressman Francis Rooney will lead a tour of the Everglades and the Lake Okeechobee watershed. The tour will include Chairman of the House Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee Mike Simpson,...

Congressman Francis Rooney Co-Sponsors CREATES Act to Lower Cost and Increase Availability of Prescription Drugs

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Washington, DC – Congressman Francis Rooney co-sponsored H.R. 2212, the CREATES Act, which would promote drug price competition by making it easier for medicines whose patents have expired to be sold as less expensive generic versions. It would remove barriers to competition by stopping delays between a drug’s going off-patent and the date when competitor products can enter the market. Congressman Rooney stated, “I stand with patients in their fight for affordable prescription pricing. For far t...

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Thank you @CongMikeSimpson & @SpeakerBoehner for visiting our Everglades & Lake Okeechobee Watershed today. Seeing… https://t.co/6XLMDuYquG @RepRooney | 2 hours ago
Even on a snow day we still have constituents stop by! It’s great to have students from Saint Ann Catholic School i… https://t.co/lqBoRPx0A2 @RepRooney | 03.21.2018
RT @RepLeeZeldin: HUGE NEWS: @GOPLeader & @SteveScalise just joined call for appt of 2nd Special Counsel!! I originally penned attached let… @RepRooney | 03.20.2018
McCabe has his footprints on a lot of bad behavior: Rep. Rooney https://t.co/x2SIlby8RN @RepRooney | 03.20.2018