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U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais

Representing the 4th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

Aug
29
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) remains committed to maintaining an ongoing conversation with his constituents on important legislative issues being debated in Washington. To help in soliciting feedback from the individuals he represents, Rep.

Aug
24
2011

Creating jobs for Tennesseans is a top priority for Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04).  In March, the Congressman embarked on a district-wide “Tennessee Job Creators” tour as part of an effort to receive direct feedback from local business owners and workers. During this fact-finding tour, Rep.

Aug
24
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) remains committed to maintaining an ongoing conversation with his constituents on important legislative issues being debated in Washington. To help in soliciting feedback from the individuals he represents, Rep. DesJarlais launched his “Tennessee Job Creators” tour, “Listening to Tennessee” tour and telephone town hall series.

Aug
17
2011

On Thursday, August 18th, Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) announced the launch of his “Listening to Tennessee” tour. The tour will be composed of public listening sessions with residents across Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District.

Aug
8
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement after Standard and Poor’s announced they had lowered the United States long-term credit rating to AA+.         

“The decision by S&P to downgrade our rating is a direct result of Washington's years of addiction to irresponsible government spending.

Aug
1
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement after voting against the Budget Control Act of 2011:

“As I’ve said from the beginning, I will not votein favor of a bill to raise the debt-limit that does not contain the necessary spending cuts and reforms that will prevent our nation’s debt from continuing to grow in an unsustainable manner.

Jul
30
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement after voting against Senator Reid’s Debt Limit plan:

“It appears that our Democratic colleagues in the Senate fail to grasp the seriousness of our nation’s job-crushing debt.

Jul
29
2011

Washington, D.C. –Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement after voting against the Budget Control Act:

“After careful consideration, I ultimately decided that I could not vote in favor of the Budget Control Act.

Jul
21
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) signed on to a letter that was sent to Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Gary Gensler on July 18th, 2011 regarding his agency’s definition of “swap dealer”.

Jul
20
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement after voting against the Cut, Cap and Balance Act:

“I could not support the Cut, Cap and Balance Act in its entirety and therefore voted against it.

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