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Scott DesJarlais' Public Statements

Full Name: Scott DesJarlais
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Amy; 3 Children: Tyler, Ryan, Maggie
Birth Date: 02/21/1964
Birth Place: Des Moines, IA
Home City: South Pittsburgh, TN
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Date Title
Issue Position: Taxes
Issue Position: Government Spending
Issue Position: Traditional Tennessee Values
Issue Position: Illegal Immigration
Issue Position: Term Limits
Issue Position: National Security and Veterans
Issue Position: Health Care
July 16, 2014 The United States--A Nation of Laws
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 7, 2014 The Tennessean - Desjarlais' Argument on ACA Could Prevail in Court
June 30, 2014 Congressman Desjarlais Applauds SCOTUS Decision in Hobby Lobby Case
June 30, 2014 DesJarlais, Duckworth Introduce Resolution Supporting the Goals and Ideals of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month
June 26, 2014 Congressman Desjarlais Cosponsors Fair Tax Legislation
June 26, 2014 The Daily Herald - Rep. DesJarlais Cosponsors Fair Tax Act
June 25, 2014 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month
June 25, 2014 Congressman Desjarlais Statement on Corker/Murphy Proposal to Increase Gas Taxes
June 22, 2014 Columbia Daily Herald- House Declines to Put its Foot Down on Iraq
June 22, 2014 MurfreesBoroPost.com- Desjarlais Challenges Tracy on Potential Gas Tax
June 19, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Reverse Proposed Carbon Emissions Regulation
June 2, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to a Vote
May 30, 2014 Congressman Scott DesJarlais Calls for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to Resign
May 30, 2014 Congressman Scott Desjarlais Calls for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to Resign
May 26, 2014 Congressman DesJarlais Memorial Day Statement
May 26, 2014 Congressman Desjarlais Memorial Day Statement
May 22, 2014 Congressman DesJarlais Votes Against USA Freedom Act
May 22, 2014 Congressman Desjarlais Votes Against USA Freedom Act
May 21, 2014 WBIR- TN Members Unanimous in Support of VA Accountability Bill
May 20, 2014 Congressman DesJarlais Votes in Favor of the Water Resources Reform & Development Act of 2014
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 1, 2014 TVA's Watts Bar Nuclear Facility
April 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Role in IRS Targeting
April 16, 2014 Congressman DesJarlais' Office Meets with Run Now Relay Team in Washington, DC
April 10, 2014 Letter to Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop Closure of Military Fast Food Outlets
April 10, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Concerns about Job Loss at Military Facilities
March 31, 2014 Cleveland Daily Banner - DesJarlais Gives Update on Measures Before Congress
March 28, 2014 Blog: Real Nation Building Should Start Here at Home
March 24, 2014 The Daily Herald - Rep. DesJarlais talks Tenn. issues
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Jones Votes to End IRS Targeting of Conservative
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Representative DesJarlais Responds to President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Support of TennCare Waiver Request
Jan. 15, 2014 Representative DesJarlais Votes Against Omnibus Spending Bill
Jan. 14, 2014 DesJarlais Statement on Tennessee ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to David Michaels, Assistant Secretary, Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Intrusion into Family Farms
Jan. 10, 2014 Representative DesJarlais Statement on the December Unemployment Report
Dec. 12, 2013 Rep. DesJarlais votes against Ryan-Murray budget deal
Nov. 28, 2013 DesJarlais Gives Support to Effort to Impeach Holder
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester
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