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Roe to Attend Patriot Place Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Friday, May 27th at 11:00 a.m. ELIZABETHTON, TENN – Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) will attend the ribbon cutting for Eastern Eight’s newest development, Patriot Place. The ceremony will take place in Elizabethton on Friday, May 27, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. For more information about this development or the Eastern Eight Community Development Corporation, please contact Chuck Mason at WHAT: Roe to Attend Patriot Place Ribbon Cutting WHEN:...


Roe to Speak at “Services for Those Who Have Served”

Friday, June 17th at 8:30 a.m. JOHNSON CITY, TENN. –Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) will kick off this year’s “Services for Those Who Have Served” event on Friday, June 17, 2016 at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church. The event is free and open to the public. The event will run from 8:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m.; registration and breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. The Congressman will speak at 8:30 a.m. The event is intended to educate veterans on support servi...


Roe Statement on Obama Administration’s Overtime Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) released the following statement on the Obama administration’s final overtime rule: “Once again, the Obama administration is bypassing Congress despite offers from Congressional leaders to modernize outdated overtime rules. I have already heard from small businesses, non-profits and colleges across Tennessee that will be negatively affected by this new rule. With their current workforce, the Un...


The Fight Against Zika

I am extremely concerned about the uptick in patients being diagnosed with the Zika virus, particularly because of the possibility that a pregnant woman infected with the virus can develop a serious birth defect called Microcephaly. Microcephaly is a condition where a newborn baby’s head is smaller than average. This can occur because a baby’s brain has not fully developed during pregnancy, or – in some cases – when a baby’s head stops growing af...