Press Releases

December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Ahead of the House of Representatives vote on articles of impeachment against President Trump, Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) released the following statement:

December 17, 2019 Press Release
Congress fails to pass spending bills on time for 21st year in a row, continues to ignore budget

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives approved legislation that would fund the government through September 2020 this afternoon.

December 13, 2019 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, TENN. -- Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) released the following statement regarding the passing of former State Senator Sue Atchley:

December 11, 2019 Press Release
Legislation co-authored by Rep. Burchett, the Patriotic Employer Protection Act, included in final NDAA text

WASHINGTON – This evening, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA). Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) voted in favor of the bill.

December 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) and Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler are asking residents of Knox County to keep an eye out for a missing member of the community. Jack Harrison, a 77-year-old man from Halls, was last seen on Nov.

December 1, 2019 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 1, 2019) - Congressman Tim Burchett's local team will staff Mobile Office Hours at two locations during December making it easier for constituents to get federal agency assistance and pass on opinions. Appointments are not necessary. Dates and locations for December 2019 are: 

November 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) and Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) introduced the Reforming America’s Fiscal Toolkit Act of 2019 (RAFT Act). This bipartisan legislation changes Congress’s budget procedures in order to establish a lower public debt relat

November 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives passed a short-term continuing resolution, or CR, this afternoon to fund the federal government through Dec. 20.  

November 13, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation ensures small business owners are encouraged to hire military reservists

WASHINGTON, DC – This afternoon, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3661, the Patriotic Employer Protection Act, legislation sponsored by Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-02) and Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03). This is the first bill introduced by Rep. Burchett to pass the House of Representatives.

November 8, 2019 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2019) - Congressman Tim Burchett announced today that his Knoxville office is partnering with the Library of Congress to preserve veterans’ stories through the Veterans History Project