WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) coordinates federal drug control activities, including prevention, treatment and law enforcement. The Acting Director testified at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing yesterday, where specialists discussed a nationwide opioid epidemic, especially severe in Tennessee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., voted for a bipartisan bill yesterday to sanction Iran, North Korea and Russia, threatening the United States and its foreign allies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., praised the announcement of a $27 million business investment and as many as 1,000 new jobs in Pikeville, Bledsoe County, an economically distressed area in Tennessee’s Fourth District, which he represents in Congress.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Veterans issues are at the forefront of House Republicans’ agenda in Congress. Yesterday, Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., continuing his support for domestic energy production, voted for multiple bills this week to increase American energy independence and national security, in addition to jobs and economic growth.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2018. Congressman Scott DesJarlais, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted for the legislation to improve troop training, equipment, pay and benefits, as well as force projection to deter international threats.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – At the U.S. southern border, illegal immigration is down sharply. Domestically, arrests of convicted criminal aliens are up 20 percent. This year, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agents have removed more foreign gang members than in all of 2016.
WASHINGTON D.C. – By a wide bipartisan margin, the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) approved the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act late Wednesday. The legislation authorizes defense priorities and spending for the next fiscal year. Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., a member of the Committee, released the following statement after voting in support:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., released the following statement, after the Trump Administration’s announcement today it would withdraw the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule.