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.

Penny out of a dollar spending cut amendment fails. Vote of 158-258

Just offered my 1% spending cut amendment to Energy and Water approps. It would cut one penny from every dollar and save us $374M

An Update on Our Efforts to Fight Zika

In addition to providing the needed funding to fight Zika, the House is taking action today to get rid of unnecessary and duplicative government regulations that stand in the way of killing disease-ridden mosquitoes. The President and Administration should work with us on protecting mothers and chil...

Blackburn Votes to Provide Critical Funding for our Troops

Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) today applauded House passage of H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, legislation that provides critical resources to the Fort Campbell community and our nation’s military. “At the same time our nation faces unprecedented threats...

FTC Dodges Blackburn’s Request to Investigate Clinton Foundation

In April 2016, Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) was joined by twenty-one of her colleagues in sending a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) chairwoman Edith Ramirez asking her to investigate the Clinton Foundation’s nonprofit charitable status in light of pending scandals. In her letter, Bl...

Blackburn Bill Cracks Down on Deceptive Ticket Scalpers

Congressman Blackburn (R-TN) testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade regarding her legislation to prevent scalpers from taking advantage of computer hacking software to purchase mass quantities of tickets and sell them at drastically inflated rates to consumers. (May 24, 2016)