Congressman Thomas J. Rooney

Representing the 17th District of Florida

Press Releases

Rooney: House Passes Bill Critical for Florida’s Waterways

Jun 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 by a vote of 408-2.

Rooney: Right to Try Act Gives Hope to Terminally Ill

May 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL) issued the following statement on President Donald J. Trump’s signing of S. 204, the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act into law:

Rooney Amendment Included in NDAA

May 24, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL), a co-chair of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, successfully included a provision in the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) directing the Department of Defense to include blast exposure history in servicemembers’ military records. The FY19 NDAA, which authorizes funding for our Armed Services and provides for our nation’s common defense, passed in the House of Representatives today by a vote of 351-66. National Defense

Rooney Supports Legislation to Financially Protect Veterans

May 22, 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. 4958, the Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018:

Rooney: 2018 Farm Bill Fails

May 18, 2018 Press Release

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

Rooney Secures Increased Funding for Herbert Hoover Dike Repairs

May 17, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL) issued the following statement on  the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, which passed out of the House Appropriations Committee yesterday. The bill includes increased funding for repairs for the Herbert Hoover Dike.

Rooney Statement on President Trump’s Iran Deal Announcement

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17), a senior member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement after the president’s announcement regarding the Iran Deal:

Rooney to Florida Citrus Growers: ‘The Day Is Finally Here’ for Disaster Relief Plan

May 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued the framework for the $2.36 billion relief program for Florida citrus growers impacted by Hurricane Irma. Congressman Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL) issued the following statement in response to the plan:

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Rooney Statement on House Passage of Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act

Apr 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL) issued the following statement on the House’s passage of H.R. 4, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018:

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