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Marsha Blackburn's Public Statements

Full Name: Marsha Blackburn
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 7, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Chuck; 2 Children: Mary, Chad
Birth Date: 06/06/1952
Birth Place: Laurel, MS
Home City: Brentwood, TN
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Taxes
July 16, 2014 Blackburn Amendment to Block Detroit Bailout Passes House
July 14, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal
May 2, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Regarding Proposal to Limit Incentive Auction Participants
April 15, 2014 Blackburn: "The IRS Has A Credibility Problem'
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 1, 2014 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government - Keeping Pressure on IRS for Targeting
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Jones Votes to End IRS Targeting of Conservative
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension
Nov. 18, 2013 The Abuse of Power by the IRS
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Sept. 16, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Taxpayer Money to Promote Affordable Care Act
June 2, 2013 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - IRS Targeting Controversy, Health Care, and Fair Employment
May 17, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - IRS Targeting
May 13, 2013 Letter to Douglas H. Schulman, Commissioner of IRS - IRS Targeting
Feb. 6, 2013 Blackburn Statement on House Passage of "Require a PLAN Act"
Jan. 4, 2013 Blackburn Introduces First Pro-Life Bill in the House for the 113th Congress
Jan. 1, 2013 Blackburn Rejects Devastating Tax Increases, Calls for Fiscal Sanity
Dec. 9, 2012 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
Aug. 1, 2012 Blackburn: You Don't Punish The Innovators Who Built It!
April 24, 2012 Letter to Douglas Shulman, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service - Internal Revenue Service Emails
April 19, 2012 Blackburn: 'It's a Great Day to be Cutting Taxes'
Feb. 17, 2012 Blackburn: The American People Are Tired of Broken Promises
Feb. 15, 2012 Formula for Innovation and Job Creation
Dec. 13, 2011 Statement on the Passage of the Middle Class Tax Relief & Job Creation Act
Dec. 13, 2011 Blackburn Statement on the Passage of the Middle Class Tax Relief & Job Creation Act
Dec. 9, 2011 Statement on the Middle Class Tax Relief & Job Creation Act
Nov. 17, 2011 Letter to Representative Hensarling, Senator Murray, and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Nov. 3, 2011 Songwriters' Tax Legislation
Sept. 13, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Sept. 9, 2011 The Tennessean - State GOP Lawmakers Slam Obama's Jobs Plan
Dec. 2, 2010 Blackburn Supports Real Tax Relief For All Americans Votes Against Democrat Sponsored Half Measure
Sept. 29, 2010 Democrats To America: Trust Us On Tax Increase Blackburn Condemns Largest Tax Hike In American History
Sept. 3, 2010 Blackburn On Unemployment Report
July 20, 2010 Tennesseans Frustrated with Congress
July 22, 2009 Blackburn Votes No On Tax And Spend Scheme
Jan. 29, 2009 Blackburn Votes ‘No' On Democrat Spending Bill
Jan. 27, 2009 CNBC "CNBC Reports" - Transcript
Dec. 4, 2008 Blackburn's Economic Stimulus: Sales Tax Deductibility For All Americans
Nov. 7, 2008 MSNBC Interview - Transcript
Sept. 29, 2008 Blackburn Votes Against Bailout Provision
June 25, 2008 Blackburn Opposes More Democrat Bait and Switch
May 21, 2008 Blackburn Sees Through Democrat Tax Hike / Tax Equity "Bait and Switch"
April 18, 2008 Blackburn to Ways and Means Leaders: Make Sales Tax Deductibility Permanent
April 10, 2008 Press Conference with House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH); Rep. Roy Blunt (R-MO); Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI)' Rep. Adam Putnam (R-FL); Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) - Taxes and the Economy; The Tax Increase Prevention Act
March 7, 2008 Blackburn on the Economy: "Now is Not the Time to Tax too Much so that Government Can Spend too Much"
Oct. 25, 2007 House Republican Leadership News Conference on House Democrats' Proposed Tax Bill
Oct. 9, 2007 Good News on the Economic Front
May 17, 2007 Tax Day
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