Congressman Thomas J. Rooney

Representing the 17th District of Florida

Press Releases

Rep. Tom Rooney: “Help for Florida’s Citrus Industry is on the Way!”

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Tom Rooney (FL-17), a senior member of the House Agriculture Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in response to the House’s final passage of legislation that includes disaster relief funding for Florida’s victims of Hurricane Irma:

Growing the Economy, Agriculture

South Sudan Caucus Commends Administration’s Arms Embargo Announcement

Feb 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, February 2nd, the Department of State announced a U.S. ban on the export of defense articles and defense services into South Sudan.

Rooney Statement on Public Release of HPSCI Memo

Feb 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17), a senior member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), released the following statement in response to the declassification and release of the HPSCI memorandum to the American people:

Rooney Response to the State of the Union Address

Jan 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) released the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s first State of the Union Address before a joint session of Congress:

 

Rooney Statement on Release of Intelligence Committee Memo

Jan 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17), a senior member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement following his vote to make the Committee memorandum available to the public:

National Defense, Homeland Security

Rooney Statement on Intelligence Committee Memo

Jan 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17), a senior member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement regarding the Committee’s memorandum:

National Defense, Homeland Security

Rooney Withholds Salary Until Shutdown Ends

Jan 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) requested that the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives withhold his pay until an appropriations agreement has taken effect.

Rooney to Senate Democrats: Stop Holding Disaster Bill Hostage

Jan 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today marks exactly five months since Hurricane Irma tore through Florida’s Heartland and decimated Florida’s iconic citrus industry, resulting in the state’s lowest citrus crop yield since World War II and at least $760 million in damages.

Growing the Economy, Agriculture

Rooney, Deutch Bill to Protect Veterans from Scams Passes Committee, Heads to House Floor

Jan 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed the Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act (H.R.

Veterans

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