Rep. Roe was sworn in for the 114th Congress on January 6, 2015

December 14, 2017
Quality education for all learners, no matter their age or stage in life, is the tool that keeps the American Dream alive for generation after generation. For more and more Americans, education doesn’t end when they receive their high school diploma with many of today’s most high-paying, highly-skilled jobs requiring some sort of degree or certificate from an institution of higher education. Unfortunately, at a time when our country is still bouncing back from a recession, the American workforce... More
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Roe, Polis introduce the bipartisan RETIRE Act to help Americans save and plan for retirement
December 12, 2017
WASHINGTON: Today, Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., and Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., introduced the bipartisan Receiving Electronic Statements to Improve Retiree Earnings (RETIRE) Act to help Americans plan for retirement. The RETIRE Act would ensure employers make retirement information easily accessible online, while providing protections for employees who prefer to receive paper documents. Under current law, employers are required to waste significant money and paper mailing documents like notices, disc... More

Our Second Amendment Rights
December 6, 2017
As a member of Congress, one of my most sacred duties is to uphold and defend our nation’s Constitution. Every time I cast a vote on the House floor, I ask myself, “Will this policy make America more or less free?” As the great President Ronald Reagan once said, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” This is something I reflect on often as I strive to leave our children and grandchildren with a fair system of governing that prioritizes personal freedoms in the same way... More
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Roe Statement on House Passage of Legislation to Protect Americans’ Second Amendment Rights
December 6, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act which also contained the text of H.R. 4477, the Fix National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Act: “I am committed to protecting law-abiding Americans’ Second Amendment rights. I am proud to stand with my colleagues in support of this critical piece of legislation that ensures citizens’ rights don’t end once they cross sta... More
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Roe Announces Federal Grants for Reconstruction from Natural Disasters
December 4, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) announced the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Emergency Relief for Federally Owned Roads program will reimburse the U.S. Forest Service $335,408 and $160,000, respectively, to reconstruct federally-owned roads damaged by heavy rains in December 2015. Roe released the following statement: “The Cherokee National Forest is one of our area’s great treasures, and maintaining access to it is critically important. At a time of tight budget constr... More
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