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Roe to Speak at Johnson County Legislative Breakfast

Friday, May 6th at 8:00 a.m. MOUNTAIN CITY, TENN. - Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) announced he will speak at the Johnson County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Legislative Breakfast on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Crewette Building in Mountain City. The breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. and Congressman Roe will speak around 8:00 a.m. WHAT: Roe To Speak at Johnson County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Legislative Breakfast WHEN: Friday, May 6, 2016 T...

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House Passes Roe Bill to Stop Controversial Fiduciary Rule

Rule Would Make Investment Advice More Costly for Low and Middle Income Investors WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) released the following statement after the House passed H.J.Res. 88, his bill to use the Congressional Review Act to block the Department of Labor’s controversial Fiduciary Rule: “I am proud the House passed my bill to block the Department of Labor’s controversial Fiduciary Rule. Since the Department first propose...

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Bringing the Fight Against Opioid Abuse to Congress

Did you know that Tennessee has the second highest rate of prescriptions per person in the United States? According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) 2014 report, nonmedical pain reliever use is the second most common type of illicit drug use in the United States. In 2014, an estimated 27 million Americans aged 12 or older had used illicit drugs, including the nonmedical use of prescription pain relievers...

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Roe Votes to Protect Americans’ Privacy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) voted in support of H.R. 699, the Email Privacy Act. Roe released the following statement on the bill: “As technology continues to change and evolve, Americans deserve to know their emails will remain private. The Electronic Communications Privacy Act was passed in 1986, long before email became a part of everyday life and technology users came to know the ‘Cloud’. So much of our lives are onli...

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