Entries by Russell Tuff

Rooney, Mast, Mucarsel-Powell, Hastings Continue Push To Fully Fund Everglades Restoration

Ahead of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee’s consideration of this year’s Energy and Water Appropriations bill tomorrow, U.S. Representatives Francis Rooney (FL-19), Brian Mast (FL-18), Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) and Alcee Hastings (FL-20) today led a bipartisan group of Florida Members in urging the committee to meet the President’s amended budget request of $200 […]

Congressman Rooney Hosts Public Meeting with Community Leaders on Harmful Algae

Last week, Congressman Francis Rooney met with local leaders from community and non-profit organizations in a public meeting to address the impacts of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) on human and sea life. Congressman Rooney said, “The environmental destruction created by last year’s HAB outbreak was overwhelming and required local municipalities to remove 2,000 tons of […]

It Was “Unplanned”

By Connie Ross It actually was a spontaneously put together event. Collier County Republican Executive Committee (CCREC) hosted a movie-night and discussion in cooperation with Paragon Pavilion on Monday, April 15th. Carol Manning and Jan Face-Glassman, with the support of local Republican clubs, organized a private viewing of the 2019 movie Unplanned, and it didn’t […]

May Collier County Executive Committee Get Update from Legislators

During the May meeting of the Collier County Republican Executive meeting, State Representative Byron Donalds and State Representative Bob Rommel tag teamed a quick update of the highly successful legislative session that was completed the prior week. In addition, a presentation was made by Cheryl Couture, the Youth Outreach Specialist with Americans for Prosperity. Other […]

Rubio Meets Collier Republican Leaders

Senator Marco Rubio joined Collier Republicans to talk about the important issues facing Florida and the nations. His priorities included Water, Small Business, and China. Water became more important than just an environmental issue for constituents, it became an economic issue as well. His goal is to put into place a sustainable funding source that […]