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Francis Rooney Bows Out of Congress After Two Terms

During his two terms in Congress, Rooney focused on environmental issues and foreign policy. He also broke with the GOP in supporting raising the federal minimum wage. 

Matt Gaetz Honored for Green Real Deal Proposal to Fight Climate Change

While he is best known for being one of President Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., has been garnering applause from environmentalists for his record during his first two terms in Congress.

Florida Republican Congressmen Focus on Environmental Problems

Last week, two Republicans in the Florida delegation focused on environmental issues, launching a new caucus and showcasing efforts to combat climate change.

Florida Congressmen Continue to Lead the Climate Solutions Caucus

Founded by then U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., back in 2016, the Climate Solutions Caucus’ mission is “to educate members on economically-viable options to reduce climate risk and to explore bipartisan policy options that address the impacts, causes, and challenges of our changing climate.”
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Francis Rooney Calls on Army Corps of Engineers to Monitor Toxic Algae

“In 2018, Florida’s waterways were afflicted with a serious outbreak of toxic algae which at its height, according to NOAA, covered nearly 90 percent of Lake Okeechobee,” Rooney said.

Francis Rooney, Matt Gaetz Push Resolution on Sea-Level Rise, Storms Impacting Florida

The resolution was sent to the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on Wednesday.
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