Congressman Thomas J. Rooney

Representing the 17th District of Florida

Press Releases

Rooney: Intelligence Authorization First Line of Defense Against Foreign Threats

Jul 12, 2018 Press Release

 Congressman Thomas J. Rooney, a senior Republican on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement regarding the House’s approval of the Matthew Young Pollard IntelligenceAuthorization Act:

Rooney-Requested Funding Fast-Tracks Completion of Herbert Hoover Dike Repairs

Jul 5, 2018 Press Release

On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it would use supplemental disaster relief funding to expedite repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike, a direct result of funding requests from Congressman Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL), a senior Republican on the House Appropriations Committee.

Rooney Supports Bill Expanding Benefits for Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange

Jun 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL) issued the following statement in response to the House’s passage of H.R 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018:

Veterans

Rooney: 2018 Farm Bill Meets the Needs of Florida’s Farmers and Ranchers

Jun 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL) issued the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act (Farm Bill): 

Agriculture

Rooney Request for Veteran Justice Advocates Included in House Bill

Jun 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) joined his colleagues in voting in favor of H.R. 2147, the Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act, which helps veterans more easily access treatment for mental health and substance abuse issues rather than go to prison.

Veterans

Rooney-Requested Funding for Traumatic Brain Injuries, Veteran Families Included in 2019 Defense Appropriations Bill

Jun 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, successfully secured $125 million for traumatic brain injuries in the 2019 Defense Appropriations bill.

National Defense

Rooney Caps Off 10 Year Fight Against Veteran Suicide

Jun 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) issued the following statement on the House’s passage of H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act of 2019:

Veterans

House Adopts Rooney Funding for Herbert Hoover Dike, Florida Waterways

Jun 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17), a senior member on the House Appropriations Committee, successfully secured critical funding for key Florida water infrastructure projects with the House’s passage of the 2019 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill today.

Natural Resources and the Environment

Rooney Cosponsors Legislation Advancing U.S.-Israel International Security Partnership

Jun 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (R-Fla.), a senior member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, issued the following statement after cosponsoring H.R.

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