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East Tennessee Congressmen Applaud Grant to East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

WASHINGTON D.C.– Today, Reps. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) and John Duncan Jr. (R-TN) released this statement after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced an improvement grant for East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery: “As Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee one of my highest priorities is making sure our service men and women get the best care and the honor they deserve. I am very pleased to learn that the East Tennessee State...

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Roe Applauds Funding to Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Developmental Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund announced its award of $1.125 million to Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union (FCU). “I am very pleased to learn the U.S. Department of Treasury is awarding the Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union with over $1 million to support economic growth in N...

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Time to Stand Up For Workers’ Rights

Earlier this month, we celebrated Labor Day, which is a fitting time to look back on the historic growth that has benefited America’s labor force over the last year, as well as an opportunity to look at how we can improve the workplace for American workers. Since President Trump was inaugurated, our economy has experienced excellent economic growth thanks to his leadership and the work of congressional Republicans. One of our greatest achievement...

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Roe Applauds Funding to First District in Efforts to Combat Opioid Crisis

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced they will be awarding over $1 billion in additional grant funding through its various agencies to help combat the opioid crisis: “Decisive action is what we needed, and decisive action is what we received. This HHS grant funding will greatly benefit treatment and prevention organizations i...

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