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.

Blackburn Endorses Bill to Create Opioid Task Force

WASHINGTON—Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) on Thursday co-sponsored a bill, the Fentanyl and Heroin Task Force Act, which would establish a federal task force to address trafficking of the deadly drugs. “Illicit opioids, heroin and fentanyl laced drugs are destroying lives and tearing apart familie...

The TAX CUTS & JOBS Act

POLICY HIGHLIGHTS Individuals and Families Lowers individual tax rates for low- and middle-income Americans to Zero, 12%, 25%, and 35% so people can keep more of the money they earn throughout their lives, and continues to maintain 39.6% for high-income Americans. Significantly increases the standar...

Blackburn statement on President’s Declaration on Opioid Epidemic

WASHINGTON—Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) issued the following statement after President Trump declared the national opioid epidemic a public health emergency: “Tennesseans are no stranger to the destruction this epidemic wreaks – we cannot afford to sit idly by as it continues. It is critical tha...