Congressman Thomas J. Rooney

Representing the 17th District of Florida

Press Releases

Rooney: “We’re Finally Holding the VA Accountable”

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) commended the signing of the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act, which was signed into law by President Trump today.

Veterans

Military Bill Passes Appropriations Committee With Rooney Language

Jun 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney fought to keep rural VA facilities in Florida open in the FY 2018 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Legislation, a bill that passed the House Appropriations Committee today with bipartisan support.

Rooney Urges VA, Keep Rural Clinics Open

Jun 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) sent a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin demanding that he reject a proposal to close two rural veterans clinics in Moore Haven and Clewiston, Florida.

Veterans

Rooney, Crist Introduce Bill to Help Boost Small Businesses

Jun 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (R-FL) and Congressman Charlie Crist (D-FL) have introduced legislation (H.R. 2680) to help small businesses hire new employees.

Rooney Announces Over $2.2 million for Punta Gorda Airport

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded a $2.2 million grant to the Punta Gorda Airport in Charlotte County to support important airport upgrades.

Reps. Schneider, Rooney, Maloney, and Stefanik Introduce Bill to Turn Abandoned Properties into Housing for Homeless Veterans

May 25, 2017 Press Release
Bill would both help veterans find homes and revitalize neighborhoods with blighted properties

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S.

Growing the Economy, Veterans

Rooney statement on passing of AHCA

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) released the following statement in support of the American Health Care Act, legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Health Care

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