Entries by Russell Tuff

Congressman Francis Rooney requests federal funding for completion of Tamiami Trail bridging project to restore Florida’s Everglades

Today, Congressman Rooney sent a letter to Secretary Elaine Chao of the U.S. Department of Transportation in support of the grant application for the FY 2019 Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects (NSFLTP) Program which would provide funding for the completion of the Tamiami Trail Next Steps Phase II project. This project is a […]

Rooney, Baldwin, Braun, Schakowsky, Introduce Reform Requiring Transparency in Prescription Drug Price Increases

The bipartisan FAIR Drug Pricing Act takes the first step to address skyrocketing prescription drug costs  Drug corporations’ aggressive increases in prescription drug prices are making lifesaving treatments unaffordable for families, taxpayers and our health care system U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Mike Braun (R-IN) and U.S. Representatives Francis Rooney (R-FL) and Jan Schakowsky […]

Rooney Meets with Army Corps to Discuss Lake Okeechobee Water Releases and Status of CERP Projects

Today, Congressman Francis Rooney met with Colonel Andrew Kelly, Jacksonville District Commander of the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), to receive an update on CERP projects scheduled for construction, and to discuss the critical issues relating to Lake Okeechobee water levels. Congressman Rooney stated, “To date, the water level in Lake Okeechobee is […]

Rooney Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Build National 5G Strategy, Protect U.S. Telecommunications Infrastructure from National Security Threats

According to a 2018 NATO Report, Huawei’s Growing Role as a Supplier of 5G Could Be Exploited by China to Commit Espionage, Monitor Foreign Corporations and Governments, & Support Chinese Military Operations Legislation Would Require the Administration to Develop a Strategy to Safeguard the Next Generation of Mobile Telecommunications from Foreign Influence U.S. Representative Abigail […]

Passidomo – Legislative Update, Sine Die

Senate President Bill Galvano strikes the gavel to adjourn the Senate “sine die.” Governor Ron DeSantis and Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez joined Senate President Bill Galvano and Speaker of the House Jose Oliva for a press conference following the Legislature adjourning “sine die.” House Sergeant-at-Arms Russell Hosford and Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Tim Hay performing the ceremonial […]

Episode #9 of the Rommel Report

Episode #9 of the Rommel Report Listen to the latest podcast from the Rommel Report! What does it mean to be a Frederick Douglass Republican? KCarl Smith joins the podcast. He is a former Army officer and motivational speaker who has become a sought-after Political Activist. His quest is simple: To re-ignite America’s passion for Liberty and […]

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 […]