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U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais

Representing the 4th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

May
17
2017

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.

May
12
2017

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.

May
4
2017

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.

May
3
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, after voting against the Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 244), a bill to fund the federal government until the end of September, Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., issued the following statement:

Apr
26
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., a member of the House Freedom Caucus and GOP Doctors Caucus, has announced his support for the American Health Care Act, Republicans’ Obamacare repeal-and-replace legislation, now including waivers for states to opt out of expensive federal regulations, driving up the cost of health insurance in Tennessee:

Apr
5
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The Veterans Choice Program allows U.S. military veterans stuck on patient waiting lists, or who live far from VA facilities, to seek private care. Today, the House of Representatives passed a Senate bill (S. 544) to extend the program.

Apr
4
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted last night to condemn North Korean aggression and to re-affirm the United States’ commitment to national security and that of its regional allies. 

Mar
31
2017

CLEVELAND, TN – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., has announced the kickoff to his 2017 Congressional Art Competition. The U.S. House of Representatives sponsors the nationwide contest each spring.

Mar
17
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The VA Accountability First Act of 2017 would streamline disciplinary procedures at the Veterans Administration, where federal employees collected performance bonuses, while patients died on secret waiting lists, a CNN investigation showed

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