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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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