Press Releases

August 3, 2020 Press Release
President Trump fires Tennessee Valley Authority executives for outsourcing American jobs; Burchett renews calls for more transparency at TVA following meeting

WASHINGTON, DC (August 3, 2020) – Today, U.S.

July 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (July 28, 2020) – Today, the Departments of Energy, Health and Human Services, and Veterans Affairs 

July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (July 22, 2020) – Today, U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) voted in favor of the Great American Outdoors Act. This legislation, spearheaded by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), focuses on preserving federal lands including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 22, 2020) – U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) released the following statement regarding the National Defense Authorization Act:

July 18, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (July 18, 2020) -- U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) released the following statement following the passing of U.S Representative John Lewis (GA-05)

July 17, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (July 17, 2020) - Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Tim Burchett (TN-02), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, and Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, introduced the bipartisan Passport Backlog Elimination Act.

July 13, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (July 13, 2020) -- U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) has been appointed to the Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group by House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy. The group is important for maintaining a strong relationship between the legislatures of both countries and collaborating on common issues, such as trade and security along the U.S.-Canada border. 

July 8, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (July 8, 2020) – Following the announcement that the United States will officially withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO), U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) released the following statement:

July 2, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan bill provides fiscal flexibility to proposed federal monument projects under financial stress due to coronavirus

WASHINGTON, DC (July 2, 2020) – Today, U.S. Representatives Tim Burchett (TN-02), Phil Roe (TN-01) and Jason Crow (CO-06) introduced the COVID-19 Veterans Memorial Extension Act. This legislation would grant one additional fundraising year to proposed federal memorials honoring America’s veterans. 

June 25, 2020 Press Release
Legislation would limit police departments from meeting safety needs in their respective communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 25, 2020) – Today, U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) will vote against H.R. 7120, the Justice in Policing Act of 2020.