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Roe Supports Bills to Protect Taxpayers

Bills would Repeal the Death Tax, Prevent Federal Dollars from Going to Delinquent Taxpayers & Bring Fairness to States with No Income Tax WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) supported legislation to repeal the estate tax, or “Death Tax.” He also voted in support of three other tax-related bills, H.R. 1562, the Contracting and Tax Accountability Act, H.R. 622, the State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act, and H.R. 15...


Roe Statement on Bipartisan Medicare Fix

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) attended the Enrollment Ceremony (photos attached) for H.R. 2, a bipartisan bill that prevents a scheduled 21% payment cut to providers by permanently repealing Medicare’s flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. Temporary fixes to SGR have cost taxpayers nearly $170 billion. The president signed the bill into law this afternoon. Roe released the following statement after President Obama s...


Whoa - Wait a Minute

What Part of “Death to America” Does the President Not Understand? On April 2, the Obama administration announced it had agreed to the framework for a deal with Iran on its nuclear program. Sadly, this was no late April Fools’ joke. These negotiations have been extended for more than a year now, and one key question needs to be answered immediately: How does allowing Iran access to nuclear technology make the world safer? The answer is simple—it ...


Roe Attends Purple Heart Ceremony at Fort Hood

East Tennessean & Army Specialist Frederick “Freddie” Greene Honored for Heroic Actions FORT HOOD, TEXAS – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) attended the Purple Heart ceremony at Fort Hood where Mountain City native U.S. Army Spec. Frederick Greene, known by his friends and family as Freddie, was awarded a Purple Heart. Spc. Greene was born on June 7, 1980 and was assigned to the 16th Signal Company at Fort Hood, Texas. He was killed by former Ma...