Press Releases

August 27, 2020 Press Release
TVA also announced $2 million for Community Cares Fund

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 27, 2020) – This morning, the Tennessee Valley Authority announced a rate credit of 2.5% for all energy customers and renewed $2 million for its Community Cares Fund. U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) released the following statement regarding the announcement: 

August 18, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 18, 2020) – U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) has introduced H.R. 8035, the Protecting Jobs and Wages from Regulations Act of 2020, legislation designed to reform the regulatory process at federal agencies.

August 17, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 17, 2020) – Today, U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) sent two separate letters to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The letters address Rep.

August 13, 2020 Press Release
"Better cooperation between these nations will improve Middle East stability,” says Burchett

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 13, 2020) – Today, government leaders from the United States, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced a new agreement to normalize the relationship between Israel and the UAE.

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.

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