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In the wake of Rooney’s announcement: Interesting times ahead

Congressman Francis Rooney surprised a lot of people last week when he announced that he will retire at the end of his second term, thus opening the District 19 House seat for a new rep to be elected in the 2020 General Election.The congressman cited two reasons for his decision not to seek ...

Rooney should resign now

Rooney should resign nowTo the editor:An open letter to Rep. Rooney,While I do not know what has caused, or influenced your apparent dramatic change in world view, one thing is clear, you have lost the trust of the majority of your constituents. You no longer represent the interests of the ...

Thank you, Congressman Rooney, for having an open mind

To the editor:I heard Rep. Rooney's remarks that he will consider being open to the impeachment inquiry. I thank him.As Rooney's constituent I am asking that he stand up as a statesman and support the impeachment of Trump. He is much worse than Nixon on many levels.Seeking help from a foreign ...

How are those ‘great’ foreign policies working out?

To the editor:About six months ago a new Cabinet appointee to the Trump Administration said he was excited to be a part of the team doing so many great things in foreign policy.I saw no significant accomplishment then and as well as no accomplishments now. And as for the current mess we've ...

Water Quality Resolution 19-01

To the editor:The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce has adopted the following resolution:FORT MYERS BEACH CHAMBER OF COMMERCERESOLUTION NO. 19-01A RESOLUTION OF THE FORT MYERS BEACH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SUPPORTING GOVERNOR RON DESANTIS' STRONG COMMITMENT TO WATER QUALITY, ...