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Audit Finds Millions of Tax Dollars Subsidizing Overincome Families in Public Housing

How I’m Working to Ensure Needy Families Have Access to Affordable Housing On July 21, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the results of an audit I requested in 2013 on families who exceed current income limits but still reside in government-subsidized housing. The OIG’s findings were startling: more than 25,000 families around the United States whose income exceeded the lim...


Roe to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Mountain City

Tuesday, September 1st from 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. MOUNTAIN CITY, TENN - Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) announced he will hold a town hall meeting for constituents of the First District on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Mountain City. The meeting is free, open to the public and no tickets are required to attend. Refreshments will be provided. WHAT: Roe To Hold Town Hall Meeting WHEN: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 TIME: 12:00 p...


Sanctuary Cities

Thirty-two year-old Kathryn Steinle was shot and killed on July 1st while walking with her father on the San Francisco waterfront. The man charged with her death, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, has been convicted of seven felonies and deported five different times. Sanchez had been released by the San Francisco police before the shooting even though Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) had asked for him to be held in police custody should he b...


Planned Parenthood Funding Should Be Halted

On July 14, the Center for Medical Progress released a disturbing video showing the senior director of medical services at Planned Parenthood nonchalantly admitting that Planned Parenthood sells fetal body parts. As a pro-life OB/GYN who delivered nearly 5,000 babies, I was sickened by this video, as well as the other videos released. I am heartbroken by these horrific acts and outraged that a physician could so callously discuss the dismembermen...