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

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Roe Announces District Staff Changes
October 18, 2017
JOHNSON CITY, TENN – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) announced that his District Director, John Abe Teague, will retire at the end of the month. Roe also announced his field representative, Bill Darden, will take over as District Director, and Daryl Brady, who worked for Leadership Knoxville, has joined the office as field representative. Roe released the following statement on the staff changes: “John Abe Teague is a dear friend who has been with me from day one. He is truly an invaluable ass... More

Roe: We Must Hold Iran Accountable
October 18, 2017
Last week, President Trump announced his decision, after months of careful review and consideration, to re-evaluate the Obama administration’s Iran nuclear deal, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and set our country on a course to correct the flaws of the previous administration’s policy. I’ve opposed the Iran nuclear agreement since day one because this agreement is bad for national security and greatly threatens the future of the United States and our regional allies, particularly... More
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Roe Statement on Cost Sharing Reduction Payments
October 13, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) released the following statement after the Trump administration announced its intention to end Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) Payments: “As I’ve said time and time again, our nation is one of laws, and laws are written by Congress, not in the Oval Office. The previous administration often willfully ignored the constitutional limits of executive authority, and because the Affordable Care Act was a hastily-drafted, poorly-conceived law, the Trump ... More

Relief from Obamacare
October 12, 2017
This week, President Trump signed an executive order to allow the purchase of health insurance across state lines while easing some of the restrictions set by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – also known as Obamacare – so patients can shop for coverage they can afford. State Street in Bristol perfectly illustrates why restrictions on purchasing coverage from another state make no sense –Tennesseans can’t purchase health insurance from a business on the other side of the street. I thank President T... More
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Roe Statement on the Department of Labor’s Decision to Delay the Private Disability Insurance Regulation Rule
October 12, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) released the following statement on the Department of Labor’s publishing a proposed rule in the Federal Register to delay the Obama administration’s disability claims rule for 90 days and solicit comments on rescinding, modifying or retaining the rule: “I commend Secretary Acosta for delaying yet another flawed rule from the previous administration related to the processing of private disability claims. Employer-sponsored disability insurance ... More
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