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Rebuilding Our Military and Improving Care and Benefits for Veterans

Since serving in Congress, I’ve repeatedly said there are three groups I’ll never apologize for supporting: the men and women of our Armed Forces who put themselves in harm’s way to keep us free; veterans who have honorably served our country; and farmers because of the work they do day in and day out to keep our food supply strong. On Thursday, July 26, I cast one of the most important votes I take each year – a vote to send a bill to the presid...


Roe Congratulates Tri-Cities Airport on Grant Award

BLOUNTVILLE, TENN. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) released the following statement congratulating Tri-Cities Airport Authority on their recent federal grant award of nearly $1.8 million: “Updated and functional infrastructure is extremely important when recruiting businesses to East Tennessee, and I’m glad Executive Director Wilson has prioritized improvements to the airport. These upgrades will improve safety, give travelers a better experi...


Roe Introduces Legislation to Name Johnson City Post Office in Honor of Local Hero

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. – Yesterday, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) introduced a resolution to name the post office located at 530 E Main Street, Johnson City, Tennessee, in honor of Major Homer L. Pease. Roe released the following statement: “Major Homer Pease was a true hero, and his tireless service embodied everything it means to be a patriot. It is an honor to introduce legislation to name the post office in his hometown of Johnson City after him, a...


Roe Highlights Innovation in Elizabethton at Committee Showcase

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after inviting Elizabethton City School Director Dr. Corey Gardenhour and Bartleby Program Director Terry Smith to testify about the impact of the Bartleby Program in front of the House Education and the Workforce Committee. The Committee held an Innovation Forum and Showcase to provide an opportunity to highlight innovative or unique education initiatives oc...