Congressman Thomas J. Rooney

Representing the 17th District of Florida

Press Releases

Rooney, Perdue View Ranchers’ Land and Water Conservation Efforts

Aug 18, 2017 Press Release

FORT MYERS, FL – This morning, Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) and U.S.

Agriculture

Rooney Optimistic Following Secretary Perdue Visit

Aug 17, 2017 Press Release

FORT MYERS, FL – Last night, Congressman Tom Rooney and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue capped off a day of events by attending the Gulf Citrus Growers Citrus and Agriculture Industry Celebration with Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam.

Agriculture

Rooney, Perdue Meet With Industry Stakeholders to Discuss State of Citrus

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

PUNTA GORDA, FL – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue came together with local researchers, growers, and industry stakeholders today to discuss the future of Florida’s citrus industry.

Agriculture

Rooney, Perdue Tour Punta Gorda Citrus Grove

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

PUNTA GORDA, FL – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue toured a variety of Alico, Inc’s citrus groves this morning in Punta Gorda, FL.

Agriculture

Rooney Announces Grant for Sebring Regional Airport

Aug 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will be awarding a $415,775 grant to Sebring Regional Airport to help upgrade the airport’s aging infrastructure.

Growing the Economy

Rooney Announces Award of FEMA SAFER Grant

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rooney announced the awarding of a $4 million Assistance to Firefighters Grant to the Polk County Fire Rescue by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Growing the Economy

Rooney, Diaz-Balart: Successfully Keep VA Clinics Open

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) and Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) have successfully fought to keep two rural Veterans Affairs (VA) clinics in their Florida districts open.

Veterans

Defense Authorization Passes with Rooney TBI Amendment

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) fought to include language which will ensure that service members with TBI and PTSD are given a fair consideration during military and misconduct separations in the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

National Defense, Veterans

Pages