Roe In The News

Saturday, February 10th, 2018 @ 11:57AM

WCYB: Rep. Phil Roe seeking another term in Congress

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe announced Thursday he will run for another term in Congress. Roe, R-Johnson City, said in a statement that he’s excited about the opportunities that lie ahead for the U.S. and believes Congress has made great strides toward comprehensive reform of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. The…

Saturday, February 10th, 2018 @ 11:54AM

WJHL: Rep. Phil Roe plans to seek sixth term in Congress

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – Congressman Phil Roe, a Republican who has represented the First District of Tennessee in Washington since 2009, will seek re-election in November. Roe made the announcement Thursday afternoon. Below is a statement from Roe’s office on his bid for re-election:…

Friday, February 9th, 2018 @ 11:58AM

WBIR: Roe, 72, has been a key part of Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and has worked to improve services for veterans.

Rep. Phil Roe will seek re-election this fall. The Republican from Johnson City, who is a retired obstetrician-gynecologist, is currently serving his fifth two-year term in Congress, and currently chairs the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee. “When I first ran for Congress, I wanted to lend my expertise as a doctor…

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 @ 3:00PM

Stars & Stripes: House VA committee chairman announces re-election bid

WASHINGTON — Republican Phil Roe, who represents Tennessee’s first district in Congress and is the chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, will run for re-election this year, he confirmed Thursday. Roe, 72, made the announcement amid speculation he would retire. He cited his work on veterans’ issues as…

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 @ 3:00PM

Kingsport Times News: Roe announces he will run for re-election

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe announced Thursday he will run for re-election in 2018. “When I first ran for Congress, I wanted to lend my expertise as a doctor to the debate over how to improve our nation’s health care system,” Roe, R-Tenn., said in a news release. “As a veteran, I…

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 @ 3:00PM

The Tennessean: Rep. Phil Roe will seek re-election, says there is “a lot of unfinished business” to be done

WASHINGTON – Ending weeks of speculation about his political future, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe announced Thursday that he will seek re-election this fall. Roe, who chairs the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, said in a statement that while progress has been made on the economy, veterans’ issues and a number…

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 @ 3:00PM

Greeneville Sun: Roe Intends To Seek 6th Term

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, of Johnson City announced via email this afternoon that he intends to seek a sixth term in Congress. “We are making real progress on behalf of East Tennessee, and I’m excited about the opportunities that lie ahead for our country. For this reason I’ve decided…

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 @ 3:00PM

WATE: Roe seeking reelection to Congress

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WATE) – U.S. Congressman Phil Roe, a representative of Tennessee’s first district, announced Thursday that he will seek reelection. Roe, a Republican, says great strides have been made toward comprehensive reform of the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, but added that there is “unfinished business” on the table. “There…

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 @ 7:18PM

U.S. Rep. Roe visits: Jobs, state of country are top issues

NEWPORT—Jobs and the direction of the country are the biggest concerns First District U.S. Rep. Phil Roe says that he is hearing from constituents. During a visit to The Newport Plain Talk last Thursday, Roe said, “People are worried about jobs and the direction of the country…the erosion of values….

Monday, July 4th, 2016 @ 7:26PM

Baileyton Bluegrass Jam Raises Funds For Wounded Warriors

Bluegrass music mingled with sizzling temperatures and steady breezes at a fundraiser festival held in a modern RV park in Baileyton Saturday. Over 200 people attended the “Another Day in Paradise” Bluegrass Music Festival at the Share the Farm RV and Music Park in town, enjoying hay rides, barbecue, fishing…

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 @ 7:24PM

US Rep. Phil Roe speaks at Sevier gun rally

SEVIERVILLE — The crowd of about 75 to 100 people who gathered Saturday around the Sevier County Courthouse in support of the Second Amendment tried to find space under shaded trees to avoid the midday sun. But they left no doubt they are willing to stand out in the open…

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 @ 7:33PM

Roe’s reelection campaign launch draws 100

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe had a ceremonial kickoff Wednesday for his reelection campaign in the 1st Congressional District, reports the Johnson City Press. About 100 supporters gathered inside as the Republican officially kicked off his campaign for the Aug. 4 primary. A win would place him on the Nov. 8…

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