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Roe Joins Calls to Allow Service Members to Carry Firearms on Military Installations

WASHINGTON D.C. – This week, following last week’s shootings in Chattanooga, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) joined two efforts to allow service members to carry firearms on military installations and at recruitment centers throughout the country. Rep. Roe cosponsored bipartisan legislation, introduced by Reps. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) and Steve Cohen (D-TN), which would repeal the ban on military personnel carrying firearms on military bases and at re...


Iran Nuclear Agreement Misguided, Dangerous

Last week, the Obama administration announced an agreement had been reached in nuclear talks between the Iran and the United States, UK, France, China, Russia and Germany. The White House claims this agreement will prevent a nuclear Iran, but I believe this deal will jeopardize our national security and regional stability. I have to ask, once again, what part of “death to America” does the president not understand? Why does Iran want a nuclear we...


Roe Measure to Protect Veterans Passes House as Part of Veterans Information Modernization Act

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the House passed a legislative package that included a bill introduced by Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN), H.R. 1016, the Biological Implant Tracking and Veterans Safety Act of 2015. H.R. 1016 was added to H.R. 2256, the Veterans Information Modernization Act, when it passed the House Committee on Veterans Affairs in May. Rep. Roe’s bill directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to adopt FDA’s unique device identification...


Roe to Hold Tele-Town Hall Meeting

Tuesday, July 28th from 6:10 p.m.- 7:10 p.m. WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) announced he will conduct a telephone town hall for constituents in the First District on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 6:10 p.m. until 7:10 p.m. ET During this telephone town hall, listeners will be able to ask questions directly to Congressman Roe. Constituents wishing to participate in the tele-town hall should call the following number on Tuesday at 6:10 p....