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GOP Doctors Caucus Condemns Governor’s Remarks on Vaccine Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The GOP Doctors Caucus released the following statement after New York Governor Cuomo commented on Operation Warp Speed vaccine safety: “Governor Cuomo seems so desperate to prevent any progress that may occur under this administration that he is willing to disparage the credibility and independence of the scientists and doctors who are working around the clock to save lives. His comments that it is ‘bad news’ that the Pfizer v...


Reflecting on the Election

I often say that a vote is one of the most powerful tools an American citizen has. We each get one vote, regardless of our wealth, social standing, or influence. The most powerful and wealthiest individuals in the country can cast the same number of votes as the meekest and lowliest among us: one. On Tuesday, Tennesseans exercised our rights and responsibilities as citizens and voted for leaders to represent us in our cities and counties, in our ...


Roe Applauds USDA Loans for Tri-Cities Airport and New School in Jonesborough

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. – Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it was awarding $2,660,150 in loans to Tri-Cities Airport and $32,750,000 in Rural Community Facilities loans to build a new school in Jonesborough: “I’m pleased that the USDA is once again investing in Northeast Tennessee. These funds will improve our region’s airport and build a much-needed school. Long-...


Roe Applauds Investment in Northeast Tennessee Rural Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development announced it will award grants and loans totaling $3,536,900 to Northeast Tennessee through the Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program: “Over the last four years, the Trump administration has made it a priority to invest in rural communities - giving them the much-needed support to ...