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Roe Applauds Grant to Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency, Inc. Head Start Program

JOHNSON CITY, TENN – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a Head Start grant of $1,347,281 to Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency, Inc.: “I’m very pleased to see Northeast Tennessee once again receive funding to help children successfully transition to school through the Head Start program. This grant will help Upper East Tennessee Human D...

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USMCA: A Bold, Fair Trade Deal

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) went into effect last week on July 1. This bold trade deal is the culmination of the Trump administration’s efforts to modernize the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and ensure American businesses and workers are in the best position to compete. Our country still has a long way to go until we defeat the coronavirus, and our economy will likely feel the effects of this virus ...

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Roe Applauds CARES Act Economic Development Grant to Northeast Tennessee

JOHNSON CITY, TENN – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Commerce announced a CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant of $400,000 to the First Tennessee Development District: “I strongly supported the CARES Act, and I am glad that our region is again seeing another benefit of this legislation. This CARES Act grant will help the First Tennessee Development District plan for and respond to ...

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Independence Day

On July 4, we will celebrate the birth of American independence, when 56 representatives from the 13 original states pledged their lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor to support the Declaration of Independence. Now, 244 years later, the vision of these founders still lives on in the United States of America. The future of our great country is determined by every new generation. Each generation must decide if our country will recommit its...

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