Congressman Thomas J. Rooney

Representing the 17th District of Florida

Press Releases

Rooney, House Pave Way for Tax Reform

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Tom Rooney voted in favor of the final budget resolution for fiscal year 2018 as it passed the floor of the House of Representatives.

Rooney Announces Mobile Office Hours

Oct 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Tom Rooney (FL-17) announced that members of his staff will host Mobile Office Hours in multiple locations this week.

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: Emergency Relief Vital to Save Florida Citrus Industry

Oct 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) urged U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney to approve Florida’s request for comprehensive agricultural disaster relief in response to Hurricane Irma.

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

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