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Rep. Roe was sworn in for the 114th Congress on January 6, 2015

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Roe Statement on the Nomination of Bill Hagerty of Tennessee to be U.S. Ambassador to Japan
March 24, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after Bill Hagerty was nominated by President Trump to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Japan: “I am thrilled President Trump has nominated a great Tennessean, Bill Hagerty, to serve as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Japan. With superb credentials, Bill served under Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam as the Commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Devel... More
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Roe Statement on Health Care Reform
March 24, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement on health care reform: “I am proud to stand with President Trump and Speaker Ryan in support of patient-centered, free-market health care reform. Our work to protect patients from the failures of Obamacare will continue. With one-third of the counties in the First District left with no options for health care coverage in 2018 under Obamacare, and with double-digit premium increases year after year, this is t... More

Improving the VA
March 23, 2017
The men and women who served our country, who risked their lives in the line of duty to protect our freedom and defend our liberties, should be honored, revered and treated with respect. As Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and a veteran myself, I feel a duty to help ensure veterans receive the benefits and services they have earned, and that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is responsive to veterans’ needs and put veterans first. Just last week, the House of Representa... More
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Roe Statement on H.R. 1101, Small Business Health Fairness Act
March 22, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 1101, the Small Business Health Fairness Act – legislation to empower small businesses and workers through association health plans: “As a former business owner myself, I proudly supported the Small Business Health Fairness Act to help ensure small businesses can provide affordable health insurance for working families by allowing those small businesses to band together and offer cover... More
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Roe Statement on Report of Veterans Crisis Line Continued Failures
March 20, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement in response to the newly released Office of Inspector General (OIG) report revealing continued failures of the Veterans Crisis Line: "It's unacceptable that the issues with the Veterans Crisis Line have still not been addressed, and I hope Secretary Shulkin will take immediate steps to correct these serious shortcomings. The Veterans Crisis Line is intended to be the ... More
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