U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais

Representing the 4th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

Jan
13
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On February 11, 2011, Lance Corporal Andrew Carpenter from Columbia, Tennessee, lost his life serving his country in Afghanistan. Three years prior to his tour of duty, Andrew took out a private student loan.

Jan
12
2017

Washington, D.C. – CVS has announced the drug store chain will sell a generic competitor to Mylan Pharmaceutical’s EpiPen at a sixth of the price.

Jan
11
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Agriculture Committee announced today that Congressman Scott DesJarlais will continue his work improving U.S. farm policy in the new 115th Congress.

Jan
11
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Scott DesJarlais and Marsha Blackburn joined Senator Lamar Alexander today to introduce the James K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act in Congress. Their legislation would require the Interior Department to study the “suitability and feasibility” of designating the President James K.

Jan
10
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Armed Services Committee (HASC), which oversees the Department of Defense and national security policy at related agencies, has named Congressman Scott DesJarlais its news member.

Jan
9
2017
DONALD TRUMP HAS PLEDGED TO SIGN “REINS ACT”

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, a bill requiring congressional approval for any federal rule or regulation with an annual economic impact of $100 million or more, passed the House of Representatives last night on a bipartisan vote of 237-187.

Jan
5
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Desjarlais, M.D., voted today for the Midnight Rules Relief Act, legislation to prevent last-minute regulations from the outgoing Obama Administration from taking effect.

Dec
16
2016

Nashville, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced Thursday evening December 15th that Sevier County will receive federal aid assistance through a Presidential Disaster Declaration as the county begins its recovery from the devastating wildfires of Nov. 28, 2016.

Dec
12
2016

WASHINGTON - Members of Tennessee’s Congressional delegation today urged President Obama to quickly approve Governor Haslam’s request for a major disaster declaration for the State of Tennessee to help five Tennessee counties impacted by wildfires and severe weather in November rebuild and recover.

Dec
7
2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of the Tennessee delegation sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt to request CMS extend the open enrollment period for Medicare beneficiaries in Sevier County, Tennessee due to the recent wildfires.

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