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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: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 17
Primary Aug. 26, 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
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 The Rooney Report: Improving Mental Health Services, Holding VA Accountable
April 9, 2014 Rooney: Appropriations Bill Improves Mental Health Services, Holds VA Accountable for Serving Veterans
April 6, 2014 The Rooney Report: Holding the Administration Accountable on Benghazi
April 3, 2014 Rooney Statement on Fort Hood Shooting
March 27, 2014 Larson, Rooney Statement on New CDC Autism Data
March 27, 2014 Rooney, Larson Statement on New CDC Autism Data
March 26, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 11, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Do More To Fight Sex Trafficking
March 9, 2014 Blog: Flood Insurance
March 4, 2014 Rooney: Obama Proposal A Campaign Manifesto, Not a Serious Budget
Feb. 27, 2014 Rooney: Cutting Red Tape Means More Small Business Jobs, Higher Wages
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army Corp of Engineers (Civil Works) - Finalized Decision on Kissimmee River Project
Feb. 15, 2014 Weekly Republican Address: Rooney Calls President Obama to Keep his Promise to America's Seniors
Feb. 11, 2014 Rooney Applauds House Action to Protect Veterans' Pensions
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Consider Flood Insurance Reform
Feb. 4, 2014 Rooney: CBO Report Highlights Need for Bipartisan Action on Jobs, Debt
Feb. 4, 2014 Rooney Cosponsors Bill to Block Pension Cuts for Military Retirees
Jan. 29, 2014 House Clears Farm Bill With Rooney Citrus Research Initiative
Jan. 29, 2014 Rooney on SOTU: "Go It Alone" the Wrong Approach for Jobs
Jan. 27, 2014 Ross, Rooney, Buchanan, and Southerland Tout Citrus Research Funding in Farm Bill Conference Report
Jan. 17, 2014 Farm Bill Agreement Includes Rooney Initiative to Fight Citrus Disease
Jan. 15, 2014 Rooney Highlights Citrus Funding, Benefits for Florida Taxpayers in Appropriations Package
Jan. 14, 2014 Rooney Secures Funding to Fight Citrus Disease in Bipartisan Appropriations Package
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program
Dec. 12, 2013 Rooney Statement on Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Dec. 12, 2013 Rooney: USDA Citrus Greening Initiative Critical for Florida's Economy, Jobs
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform
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
Nov. 14, 2013 Obamacare
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 30, 2013 Military Times - New Bill Would Prevent Disruptions in Death Benefits
Oct. 29, 2013 Connolly and Rooney Introduce Bill to Make Military Death Benefits Permanent
Oct. 28, 2013 Establishing Commission or Task Force to Evaluate the Backlog of Disability Claims
Oct. 28, 2013 Rooney Bill to Combat Veterans Pensions Scams Clears House
Oct. 24, 2013 Wanted: Democrat Willing to Defy Reid, Address Debt
Oct. 21, 2013 Tampa Bay Times - On Debt and Taxes, Conservatives can Win
Oct. 12, 2013 Letter to Administrator Tavenner, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Protect Medicare Open Enrollment During Shutdown
Oct. 9, 2013 Rooney Statement on Rep. Young Retirement
Oct. 3, 2013 Contract From America
Oct. 2, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Comply with the "Pay Our Military Act"
Oct. 1, 2013 Rooney Won't Accept Pay During Shutdown
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Oct. 1, 2013 Fox 4 - Congressmen Refuse Pay During Shutdown
Oct. 1, 2013 Letter to CAO Dan Strodel, U.S. House of Representatives - Rooney Won't Accept Pay During Shutdown
Sept. 30, 2013 Rooney Cosponsors Bill to Block Member Pay During Shutdown
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