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U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais

Representing the 4th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

Dec
8
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) released the following statement after the House passed the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act (H.R. 10), a bill that reins in out of control federal regulations by requiring congressional approval for any federal regulation with an economic impact of $100 million or more.

Dec
7
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement on the 70th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor:

Our nation places special importance and reverence on certain dates: July 4th, September 11th and today, December 7th.  

Nov
30
2011

This week (November 30th- December 7th), Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) has been selected to lead House Republican’s YouCut program. YouCut is an effort launched by Majority Leader Eric Cantor and House Republicans over a year ago as a way for the American people to play a direct role in cutting wasteful government spending.

Nov
18
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) today voted in favor of H.J. Res. 2: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

The following statement can be attributed to Rep. DesJarlais:

Nov
4
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement in response to the October Jobs Report. Since President Obama took office, the nation’s unemployment rate has gone from 7.8 percent to 9.1 percent and the number of unemployed Americans has increased by two million. Additionally, the federal debt has increased from $10.6 trillion to $14.9 trillion.

Oct
25
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) has signed on as cosponsor of H.R.

Oct
13
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) returned on Tuesday, October 11, from a five day Congressional Delegation trip to Afghanistan. The purpose of this trip was to learn more about the healthcare services provided for our nation’s armed forces from forward operating medical facilities in Afghanistan. Rep.

Oct
4
2011

On Tuesday, October 4, 2011, Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) released the following statement after voting against H.R.2608, Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012, which would fund the federal government until November 18th, 2011:

Sep
23
2011

On Thursday, September 23, 2011, Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) released the following statement after voting against the amended Continuing Resolution:

Sep
21
2011

On Wednesday, September 21, 2011, Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) released the following statement after voting against H.J. Res. 79: Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2012.  

The following quote can be attributed to Rep. DesJarlais:

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