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Roe, Wenstrup & Conaway Introduce Bill to Protect Veterans’ 2nd Amendment Rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN), along with Reps. Brad Wenstrup, DPM (R-OH) and Mike Conaway (R-TX), introduced the Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act. This bill would prohibit VA from considering any beneficiary who is assisted by a fiduciary as “mentally defective” without a magistrate or judicial authority ruling that the beneficiary is a danger to themselves or others. “The free...

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Tennesseans Deserve First Class Care

On Tuesday, Humana announced they would pull out of all exchanges established through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, for 2018 and beyond. Unfortunately, this means more bad news for the Tennesseans struggling under the ACA. Humana was the only insurer offering coverage through the ACA in 16 counties in the state of Tennessee. Sadly, that means 1/3 of all the counties in my Congressional district now have no options for health care c...

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Roe Statement on Dr. Shulkin’s Confirmation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Dr. David Shulkin as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): “I congratulate incoming Secretary Shulkin on his confirmation, and I look forward to meeting with him later this week to discuss VA reform. President Trump has made it clear that wholesale reform of VA is a top priority for his administration, and...

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Roe Statement on Dr. Price’s Confirmation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after Dr. Tom Price was confirmed to serve as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services: "I am thrilled my good friend, Dr. Tom Price, will serve as our next Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Tom is an accomplished legislator with a strong grasp of what it will take to repeal and replace Obamacare, and I look forward to ...

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