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Roe Statement on Protests and Riots

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. - Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn) released the following statement following a weekend of nationwide protests: “Let’s be clear – George Floyd was murdered in broad daylight. Mr. Floyd’s family has every reason to demand justice for the reckless actions that led to their beloved family member losing his life. Those responsible for this tragedy must be brought to account. “Every day, I see the hard work our police officers do in Ea...


Roe, Correa Introduce Legislation to Provide Health Care Liability Protections During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Reps. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn) and Lou Correa (D-Calif.) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 7059, the Coronavirus Provider Protection Act: “The COVID-19 pandemic upended health care delivery across the country. Health care providers have gone above and beyond to meet whatever challenges they’ve faced, but now we owe it to them to ensure they are protected from frivolous litigation. Our bill will provide targ...


Roe Supports Improvements to the Paycheck Protection Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after voting for H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, which passed the House today by a vote of 417 to 1: “As the country begins to reopen, the Paycheck Protection Program continues to provide vital relief to small businesses across the country and in Tennessee. I’ve heard from many small businesses that this program has been a lifeline...


Back to Work in Washington

This week, the House of Representatives began to conduct normal legislative business for the first time since March. Prior to this week, the House had only met a handful of times over the past two months to vote on emergency coronavirus relief packages. I strongly supported these bipartisan packages like the CARES Act, which offered critical support to individuals and businesses during this public health crisis. Now that our country is starting t...