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Roe Applauds Grant to Newport Housing Authority Resident Advisory Council

WASHINGTON D.C.– Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) grant totaling $237,600 to Newport, Tennessee: “The Newport Housing Authority Resident Advisory Council (NHARAC) is doing great work, and I’m proud to see this investment that will help residents rise out of poverty and become self-suf...

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Roe Applauds Housing Grants to Bristol, Tennessee

WASHINGTON D.C.– Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of $197,163 and a Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) grant of $1,136,509 to Bristol, Tennessee: “I am pleased to see such a strong investment made in East Tennessee. These grants will give Bristol and communities in East Tennessee the o...

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Coronavirus

On December 31, 2019, Chinese officials announced a cluster of people in the Wuhan region were sickened by something they were unable to pinpoint. As of February 25, there are 80,239 – of which 77,780 are in China – confirmed cases of COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus,making it a significant public health threat with its high rate of infection. China has roughly 20 percent of the world’s industrial manufacturing capacity and makes most ...

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Roe, Takano Recognize DAV for 100 Years of Service

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Reps. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Mark Takano (D-Calif.), the Ranking Member and Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement after they introduced a resolution to recognize the 100th anniversary of Disabled American Veterans (DAV): "We are proud to recognize DAV for a century of service on behalf of our nation’s disabled veterans, their families, their survivors and their communit...

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