Press Releases

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.

June 19, 2020 Press Release
Burchett: Congress must strongly encourage police reforms without sacrificing public safety

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (June 19, 2020) – Today, U.S. Rep.

June 10, 2020 Press Release
COVID-19 pandemic paused passport operations, creating backlog of 1.6 million applications

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (June 10, 2020) -- Today, U.S. Representatives Tim Burchett (TN-02) and Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) led 33 of their colleagues in urging the United States Department of State to resume processing passport applications.

June 3, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (June 3, 2020) -- Following the passing of former University of Tennessee football coach Johnny Majors, U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) released the following statement:

May 31, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (May 31, 2020) -- U.S. Representative Tim Burchett issued the following statement as violent rioting erupted in Nashville and in other cities across the United States: 

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.