Congressman Thomas J. Rooney

Representing the 17th District of Florida

Press Releases

Rooney, House Pass National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) voted in favor of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (H.R. 38) as it passed on the floor of the House of Representatives today.

Congressman Rooney and USDA Officials Agree on the Shortfalls of Protection for Citrus Growers

Nov 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Rooney questioned three high-level officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding the Office of Management and Budget’s most recent request for emergency disaster relief funding.

Agriculture

Rooney, House Pass Tax Cuts And Jobs Act

Nov 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) a landmark comprehensive tax reform package that Congressman Rooney voted in favor of.  

Growing the Economy

Rooney Calls on Congress to Save Florida’s Citrus

Nov 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Rooney issued the following statement in response to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) latest request to Congress for emergency disaster relief funding.  

Agriculture

Rooney Continues Push for Emergency Agriculture Funding with Bipartisan Letter

Nov 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rooney signed onto a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations to request emergency funding to help Florida’s agriculture industry recover from the devastation of Hurricane Irma.

Rooney and House Expand Veterans’ Access to Care

Nov 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives approved a series of bills that will eliminate unnecessary bureaucratic hurdles at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in order to expedite veterans’ access to lifesaving medical procedures and critical mental health treatments.

Veterans

Rooney Votes for Legislation to Protect Veterans

Nov 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This evening, Congressman Tom Rooney (R-FL) voted in favor of a number of bills that will improve the VA and better protect veterans, as they passed the floor of the House of Representatives.

Rooney Announces Mobile Office Hours

Oct 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Tom Rooney (FL-17) announced that members of his staff will host Mobile Office Hours in multiple locations next week.

Rooney, House Pave Way for Tax Reform

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Tom Rooney voted in favor of the final budget resolution for fiscal year 2018 as it passed the floor of the House of Representatives.

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