Press Releases

April 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (April 5, 2019) - Congressman Tim Burchett today asked the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce to investigate the rising costs of insulin and other vital medications. 

April 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 3, 2019) – Last week, Congressman Tim Burchett introduced H.R. 1908, a bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Master Sergeant Rodrick “Roddie” Edmonds for his heroism and leadership during World War II.

April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 2, 2019) – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will address a joint meeting of Congress at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in the House of Representatives Chamber of the U.S. Capitol. Rep. Tim Burchett (R-TN) invited former U.S. Ambassador to Poland Victor Ashe to attend as his guest. Nominated by President George W.

April 1, 2019 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 1, 2019) - Congressman Tim Burchett's local team will staff Mobile Office Hours at seven locations during April, bringing casework out into the community making it easier to get federal agency assistance and pass on concerns and opinions. Dates and locations for April 2019 are: 

March 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (March 25, 2019) - Today, Congressman Tim Burchett sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to approve Governor Bill Lee's request for a major disaster declaration following the significant flooding and storm damage that took place across Tennessee in February. 

March 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (March 1, 2019) - In his second e-newsletter, Congressman Tim Burchett announced he will host a town hall meeting, his first since taking office, on Thursday, March 21 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Loudon County Courthouse Annex, 101 Mulberry Street.

February 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 26, 2019) – Congressman Tim Burchett (R-TN) delivered a floor speech recognizing those in Tennessee's Second District who were affected by the recent flooding.
February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (2/14/2019) – Congressman Tim Burchett (R-TN) voted against H.J. Res. 31 tonight. Congressional appropriators filed the bill at 12:05 this morning, allowing only hours to review the massive 1,169-page spending bill. House rules require that members of Congress have at least 72 hours to review a bill before it is put up for a vote, but the rule was waived for this vote.

February 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 13, 2019) – Congressman Tim Burchett (R-TN) delivered a floor speech (VIDEO) in honor of political cartoonist Charlie Daniel who recently retired after 6 decades of professional cartooning.

The text of the speech is as follows and is available as part of the Congressional Record:

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Feb. 7, 2019) – Congressmen Tim Burchett (TN-02) and Steve Cohen (TN-09) today wrote Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) President William D.