Tom Rooney's file:

Republican from Florida

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney represents Florida's 16th District, which includes multiple counties and touches the east and west coasts of Florida.

Recent statements involving Tom Rooney

A proposed U.S. Labor Department rule for children working on farms "would even ban youth from operating a battery-powered screwdriver or a pressurized garden hose."

"For every $1 spent on mitigation, $4 in post-storm cleanup and rebuilding is saved."

Recent stories featuring Tom Rooney

Storm, mitigation claims checked by Truth-O-Meters:

A look back at claims about Tropical Storm Irene, role of FEMA funding after natural disasters

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