Press Releases

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 28, 2020) -- Today, Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) voted in support of H.R.

May 27, 2020 Press Release
Despite disruptions from COVID-19, annual competition will proceed electronically

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (May 27, 2020) – Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, only digital submissions of student artwork are being accepted for the Tennessee Second District’s Congressional Art Competition (CAC). This is the first year since the inception of the CAC that only electronic entries will be accepted in the Second District.

May 15, 2020 Press Release
1,815 page HEROES Act carries $3 trillion price tag, includes several far-left priorities

WASHINGTON, DC (May 15, 2020) -- Today, Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) announced he will vote against H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act.

The HEROES Act would spend 3 trillion taxpayer dollars on:

May 13, 2020 Press Release

Knoxville, Tenn. (May 13, 2020) -- Today, Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) released the following statement regarding House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s 1,815 page, $3 trillion liberal messaging bill H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act:

May 1, 2020 Press Release
The Coronavirus Public Safety and Economic Recovery Act would protect employees and consumers, provide liability protection to employers

Knoxville, Tenn. (May 1, 2020) -- Today, Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) introduced the Coronavirus Public Safety and Economic Recovery Act, legislation to prepare businesses and organizations across the United States for operations as the economy reopens amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 28, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 28, 2020) – Today, Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) called on the Trump Administration to assess the competitiveness of the United States Postal Service (USPS). In a letter to President Donald TrumpRep.

April 23, 2020 Press Release
Upon President Trump’s signature, small businesses can apply for funds to pay employees

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 23, 2020) -- This afternoon, Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) voted for H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.

April 7, 2020 Press Release
Taxpayer Accountability for Airline Relief Act limits executive compensation for airlines receiving financial assistance under the CARES Act


April 2, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 2, 2020) -- Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) today shared successful efforts by his office to repatriate constituents abroad. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, professionals in Rep. Burchett's office have assisted 33 constituents traveling in seven different countries with repatriation.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (March 27, 2020) – Congressman Tim Burchett voted in favor of H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today. Following passage of the bill, Rep. Burchett released the following statement: