WASHINGTON, D.C. – Technical education and infrastructure are at the forefront of Republicans’ agenda in Congress and the White House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – New policies to train and equip the United States military emerged in the first subcommittee hearings of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) this week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Scott DesJarlais, M.D., voted for the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 to improve employee accountability and protect whistleblowers at the VA.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Scott DesJarlais, M.D., voted for the Financial CHOICE Act to end bailouts for big banks, strengthen public oversight of federal financial agencies and the Federal Reserve, and lift restrictions on consumer and small business lending, weighing on job and economic growth in Tennessee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A package of bills to expedite veterans’ benefits and medical treatment passed the House of Representatives today. Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., voted for the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act, for instance, to speed appeals of veterans’ disability claims.
WASHINGTON, DC – This week, law enforcement officers from Tennessee and across the country descended on Washington, D.C., to discuss crime and safety issues with their elected representatives, as well as to honor those who lost their lives in the line of duty.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., got his first chance to question new Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue at a hearing of the House Agriculture Committee today. Entitled “State of the Rural Economy,” the hearing addressed subjects from trade deals to crop insurance and food safety that affect Tennessee producers and consumers.
CLEVELAND, TN – Congressman Scott DesJarlais’ week-long tour of jobs and infrastructure projects in Tennessee’s Fourth District culminated today at the dedication of the Mayor Tom Rowland Interchange.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Scott DesJarlais praised the work of his colleagues on the House Freedom Caucus to improve the American Health Care Act, which will lower Tennesseans’ health insurance costs, thanks to state waivers the group secured during tough negotiations. He voted for the bill today.