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Tom Rooney's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' J. Rooney
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 17, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 17
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Tara; 3 Children: Tommy, Sean, Seamus
Birth Date: 11/21/1970
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA
Home City: Tequesta, FL
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Securing America
Issue Position: Health Care
June 10, 2014 Rooney Votes to Expand Veterans' Access to Care
May 30, 2014 Rooney Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 28, 2014 Rooney Cosponsors Bill to Improve Veteran Health Care Access
May 21, 2014 Larson, Rooney Announce Passage of Amendment for Military Children with Development Disabilities
May 21, 2014 Rooney: Bill Brings Culture of Accountability to VA
May 1, 2014 The Tampa Bay Times - Hold VA Hospitals Accountable for Poor Care
March 27, 2014 Larson, Rooney Statement on New CDC Autism Data
March 27, 2014 Rooney, Larson Statement on New CDC Autism Data
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Oct. 3, 2013 Contract From America
June 27, 2013 Rooney Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Expand Veterans' Access to Mental Health Care
June 14, 2013 Rooney: Amendment Ensures Care for Military Kids with Autism
March 7, 2013 Pascrell, Rooney to Chair Brain Injury Task Force
Nov. 29, 2012 Cassidy Proposes Drug Shortage Solutions
July 11, 2012 Rooney: Full Obamacare Repeal Key to Economy, Jobs in Florida
June 29, 2012 Home Health Community
June 7, 2012 Rooney: Obamacare Device Tax Would Cripple Florida Industry, Cost State Jobs
May 31, 2012 DeGette, Rooney Drug Shortage Legislation Passes U.S. House
May 18, 2012 Rooney Cheers Inclusion of "Caring for Military Kids with Autism Act" in NDAA
May 10, 2012 DeGette, Rooney Legislation to Combat Drug Shortages Clears Committee
May 10, 2012 Rooney Praises Mental Health Provisions in Defense Authorization
April 30, 2012 TCPalm - Federal Government has Obligation to Clear Veterans Affairs Disability Claims Quickly
April 19, 2012 Rooney: Expanding VA Mental Health Staff Key to Meeting Veterans' Needs
March 22, 2012 Rooney Votes to Repeal Obamacare Rationing Board, Reduce Health Care Costs through Liability Reform
Feb. 10, 2012 Rooney: Constitution, Not President's Whims, Protects Right to Free Exercise of Religion
Nov. 14, 2011 Rooney Welcomes Supreme Court Consideration of Health Care Law
July 21, 2011 Rooney Introduces Bill to Improve Security at VA Medical Centers
May 16, 2011 Rooney Amendments to Enhance Mental Health Research Included in Defense Authorization Bill
March 23, 2011 Rooney Statement on Health Care Law Anniversary: A Year of Broken Promises
Jan. 31, 2011 Rooney: Florida Judge Confirms Obama Health Care Law Unconstitutional
Jan. 21, 2011 Palm Beach Post - Troops, Veterans Need Suicide-Prevention Help
Jan. 19, 2011 Rooney Votes to Repeal Health Care Law
Jan. 19, 2011 Rooney Continues Push for Improved Mental Health Services as Army Reports High Suicide Rates
Jan. 6, 2011 Rooney Introduces Bill to Improve Mental Health Services for Troops, Veterans
Dec. 22, 2010 Rooney Supports House Passage of 9/11 Health and Compensation Act
Oct. 14, 2010 Rooney Statement on ObamaCare Lawsuit Ruling
Sept. 23, 2010 Rooney Presents "A Pledge to America"
Sept. 22, 2010 Rooney on ObamaCare, Six Months Later: "Fewer Choices, Higher Costs"
July 30, 2010 Rooney: Shame on House Dems for Playing Election-Year Politics with 9/11 Responders
July 17, 2010 Op-Ed - New Regulations for Veterans with PTSD a Good Start, but Better Screenings Needed
June 26, 2010 Op-Ed - Higher Costs, Medicare Cuts Not the Health Care Reform Floridians Needed
June 15, 2010 Rooney Introduces Bladder Cancer Awareness Resolution
May 27, 2010 McMahon/Rooney Amendment to Expand DOD's Mental Health Force Passes House and Included in National Defense Authorization Act
May 18, 2010 Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2010
April 27, 2010 New Health Care Law Jeopardizes Seniors' Access to Care
March 19, 2010 Rooney Continues To Defend Our Constitution
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