After a long week in Washington with many late nights full of vigorous, open debate, I'm thankful to head back to Tennessee on Saturday knowing that we accomplished a tremendous amount in Congress. Next week, I'll be hosting two "Meet Your Member of Congress" events in Jamestown and Crossville on Monday, February 21.
Representative DesJarlais Hosts "Meet Your Member of Congress" Events Across Tennessee's Fourth DistrictPress Release |
Congressman Scott DesJarlais has hosted a series of “Meet Your Member of Congress” events in towns and cities across Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District.
I’m pleased to announce that my district offices in Columbia and Crossville are now officially open. These two new additions give me a total of three offices – two in Tennessee and one in Washington, DC. I’d like to take a quick moment to explain the different ways that each of my offices can assist you.
On Wednesday, February 16th, Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) officially opened his district offices in Columbia and Crossville, Tennessee. The offices will have full-time staff on hand to provide Fourth District residents with a variety of constituent services, including help in dealing with federal programs and agencies.
Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) delivered remarks on the House floor today paying tribute to President Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday, which took place on Sunday, February 6, 2011.
“My colleagues have done an excellent job today in eloquently paying tribute to Ronald Reagan’s life and the many accomplishments he achieved throughout his presidency.
Welcome to my blog! I hope to use this as another way to communicate with you about what is happening in Washington, D.C. and around the district.
I'd first like to say how pleased I am with the significant amount of work we've already been able to accomplish since being sworn in as a Member of the 112th Congress.
We need wholesale cuts across the board in almost every government agency, and we are really going to be working toward reducing waste, fraud and abuse in various agencies, said Scott DesJarlais, who held his first town hall meeting in southern Middle Tennessee in Lynnville Saturday.
When Scott DesJarlais heard that the American Medical Association was backing the Democratic health-care overhaul, he cut up his membership card. Now the Tennessee doctor can express his disdain for the law more directly by voting this week to repeal it.
on HealthcareMany of the doctor-legislators in DesJarlais Overhaul: Repeal, Don't Replaceoppose health lawIn The News |
Congressman Scott DesJarlais expects the House will resoundingly pass the repeal measure. But because its unlikely to clear the senate or a presidential veto, DesJarlais notes some are labeling it a political stunt.
'As the Democrats are well aware, the debate on health care has already been waged publicly for the last two years, with the American people sending a clear message on Election Day when they voted against Obamacare,' said U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a Jasper physician who is one of 87 new House Republicans.