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Roe Introduces Tennessee Wilderness Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) introduced the Tennessee Wilderness Act. Roe released the following statement on the bill: "As an avid outdoorsman, I strongly believe we must protect the beautiful lands we’re fortunate to have in East Tennessee. Though these particular lands have been treated as wilderness for more than a decade, it’s important to officially protect them. I believe it’s also important that we continue to allo...


Roe to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Rogersville

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) announced he will hold a town hall meeting for constituents in the First District on Monday, February 22, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. in Rogersville at the Hawkins County Education Center. This event is free, open to the public and no tickets are required to attend. WHAT: Roe To Hold Town Hall Meeting WHEN: Monday, February 22, 2016 TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Hawkins County Educat...


President Obama’s Budget: A Mountain of Debt, Regulation & Taxes

President Obama unveiled his proposed $4.1 trillion budget for fiscal year 2017 this week, and it’s clearer than ever the president’s priorities don’t align with those of the American people. His proposal increases spending by more than $2 trillion, never balances and raises taxes by $3.4 trillion over the next 10 years. President Obama said that this budget is about looking to the future, but the only thing that would move forward under this pro...


Roe Introduces Bill to Bring Fairness to Public Housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) introduced the Fairness in Public Housing Act. This bill would require tenants in public housing who have earned more than 125% of Median Area Income for more than one year to move out so that other needy families can move in. Roe released the following statement on the bill: "After hearing of long waitlists for public housing, I spent two years trying to get information from HUD about the tena...