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Tom Rooney's Public Statements

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: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Securing Our Homeland
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Securing America
Issue Position: 2nd Amendment
Issue Position: Bringing Back Fiscal Discipline
Issue Position: Protecting Our Seniors
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Protecting Florida's Natural Resources
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Enforcing Our Immigration Laws
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Establishing Our Energy Independence
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Putting Patients First
Issue Position: Holding Government Accountable
Issue Position: National Defense
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: National Defense
Issue Position: Contaminated Chinese Drywall
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Agriculture
Aug. 1, 2014 Rooney: House Bills Increase Border Security, End Amnesty, Expedite Deportations
July 31, 2014 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Keep Dubuque Air Traffic Control Tower Open
July 30, 2014 Rooney: Delivering Care Our Veterans Need, When They Need It
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 9, 2014 Letter to Victor Octavio Lua Escobedo, Juez Sexto de Distrito de Procedimientos Penales Federales XV Circuito - Calls on Mexican Court to Immediately Release U.S. Marine
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
June 26, 2014 House Taking Action to Create Jobs, Reduce Energy Costs
June 18, 2014 Rooney Congratulates Incoming Academy of Cadets and Midshipmen from FL-17
June 12, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Broadband Conncection
June 10, 2014 Rooney Votes to Expand Veterans' Access to 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 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 9, 2014 Justice Department Directed To Do More To Help Victims Of Fort Hood Terrorist Attack
May 1, 2014 The Tampa Bay Times - Hold VA Hospitals Accountable for Poor Care
May 1, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States, Regarding Criminal Investigations into VA Waiting List Deaths
April 30, 2014 Rooney: Fatal VA "Secret Wait Lists" Highlight Need for Oversight, Accountability in VA Funding Bill
April 25, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Regarding the Central Everglades Planning Project
April 15, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax
April 10, 2014 Rooney Statement on House Budget Passage
April 9, 2014 Rooney: Appropriations Bill Improves Mental Health Services, Holds VA Accountable for Serving Veterans
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