Congressman Thomas J. Rooney

Representing the 17th District of Florida

Press Releases

Rooney Announces Mobile Office Hours to Assist with Irma Recovery

Oct 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Tom Rooney (FL-17) announced that his staff will host Mobile Office Hours in multiple locations this week. Congressman Rooney’s staff will be on hand to help with recovery programs from FEMA, the Small Business Administration, and other federal agencies.

Rooney Votes to Protect Unborn Children

Oct 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) voted in favor of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, H.R. 36, as it passed the House floor, today. This bipartisan bill protects the lives of unborn children starting at 20 weeks after fertilization — the point at which the unborn child can begin feeling pain in the womb.

Rooney Announces Mobile Office Hours to Assist with Irma Recovery

Sep 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Tom Rooney (FL-17) announced that his staff will host Mobile Office Hours in multiple locations next week to coincide with FEMA mobile disaster recovery operations.

Rooney Introduces Bipartisan Child Safety Legislation

Sep 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) introduced the bipartisan National Child Identification Assistance Act with Congressman Charlie Crist (FL-13) today. This bill protects children’s sensitive information by empowering parents to store it themselves, rather than the government.

Rooney Advocates for Emergency Funding for Florida Agriculture

Sep 18, 2017 Press Release

Rooney Advocates for Emergency Funding for Florida Agriculture

Agriculture

FEMA Approves Polk County Request for Individual Assistance

Sep 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, the Federal Emergency Management Agency amended its Major Disaster Declaration for Florida to include Polk County’s Individual Assistance-designation request.

Homeland Security

Rooney, House Pass Emergency Relief Package for Harvey Victims

Sep 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17), voted in favor of legislation to provide emergency relief funding for victims of Hurricane Harvey today.

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

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