Veterans' Issues

Marsha Blackburn knows that our veterans rank as the bravest among us. While their sacrifice to our country can never be fully weighed or repaid, Congressman Blackburn works to ensure that America does right by her veterans and their families, including living up to its promises.

Energy Issues

Energy is on the minds of many individuals. In the heart of the 7th District lies the rural engine of Tennessee’s economy. Our state is home to men and women who spend every day working the land. Tennesseans are the true environmentalists and conservationists, those for whom clean air and clean water isn’t an abstract notion, but the vital force that keeps our staple crops growing.

Economic Issues

Marsha Blackburn believes that free markets are the best markets. She knows that the Federal Government cannot intervene in the market without fault. The surest path to American economic growth is through small, limited government that controls spending, promotes growth, and does not overburden its citizens with taxes.

Protecting Small Businesses from Menu Labeling Regulations

Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) today issued the following statement in response to House passage of H.R. 2017, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015, bipartisan legislation which the Congressman co-sponsored. The bill would protect Tennessee’s small restaurants, franchises and groce...

Blackburn Pushes Forward Bill to Protect Historic Shiloh Battlefield

Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) today testified before the House Natural Resources Committee in support of her legislation, the Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment Act. This legislation would incorporate some of the pivotal areas of the Battle of Shiloh that lack adequate preservat...

Court Halts Obama's War on Coal

Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) today issued the following statement after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked one of the key rules in President Obama’s regulatory war on coal. “There is a war being waged on energy and on coal in this country, but it’s not being waged from abroad, it’s coming ...

Blackburn: Freedom Is Such A Wonderful Gift

Congressman Blackburn delivers remarks on the House floor in honor of the 64th Annual Prayer Breakfast and the celebration of religious liberty and freedom. Blackburn also talks about her efforts in Congress to stop failed Obama policies, such as Obamacare, that restrict our freedom. (February 3, 2016)