DONALD TRUMP HAS PLEDGED TO SIGN “REINS ACT”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, a bill requiring congressional approval for any federal rule or regulation with an annual economic impact of $100 million or more, passed the House of Representatives last night on a bipartisan vote of 237-187.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Desjarlais, M.D., voted today for the Midnight Rules Relief Act, legislation to prevent last-minute regulations from the outgoing Obama Administration from taking effect.
Nashville, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced Thursday evening December 15th that Sevier County will receive federal aid assistance through a Presidential Disaster Declaration as the county begins its recovery from the devastating wildfires of Nov. 28, 2016.
WASHINGTON - Members of Tennessee’s Congressional delegation today urged President Obama to quickly approve Governor Haslam’s request for a major disaster declaration for the State of Tennessee to help five Tennessee counties impacted by wildfires and severe weather in November rebuild and recover.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of the Tennessee delegation sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt to request CMS extend the open enrollment period for Medicare beneficiaries in Sevier County, Tennessee due to the recent wildfires.
Washington, D.C. – There is more to celebrate in October than just Halloween. This October is National Book Month. “As a father, I know that reading is essential to a child’s success and growth. That is why I am encouraging every teacher to further immerse their students in a new journey by falling into a good book”.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 22, 2016 – U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) along with U.S. Representatives Diane Black (R-Tenn.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.), John J. Duncan, Jr.
Rep. DesJarlais Statement on September 11th
Washington, DC- Representative Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (TN-04) made the following statement marking the 15th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terror attacks.
Rep. DesJarlais Statement on the Passing of Pat Summitt
WASHINGTON, DC –Representative Scott DesJarlais, M.D (TN-04) released the following statement on the passing of Pat Summitt: