Congresswoman Diane Black was the Nashville area’s only representative to vote for the $1.1 trillion spending bill that passed the House Thursday night.
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Tennessee Republicans are striking a relatively positive tone on President Obama’s plan to combat the militant group ISIS.
Brentwood Congressman Marsha Blackburn – who has spent countless cable TV interviews railing on Obamacare – remained relatively reserved Thursday.
Updated 10:05 pm Brentwood Republican Marsha Blackburn says she can’t support the Senate’s budget deal “in its current form.” She accuses the Obama Administration and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of refusing to negotiate on drivers of the nation’s debt.
Tennessee Congressman Marsha Blackburn says she welcomes the idea to shutdown the federal government if the Affordable Care Act is not repealed. But she stopped short of saying she supports such a move.
First, Congressman Marsha Blackburn tried to rescue the incandescent light bulb from being phased out in favor of more energy efficient compact fluorescents. Now she’s trying to protect ceiling fans from new Department of Energy rules.
Brentwood Congressman Marsha Blackburn has been chosen to shepherd a bill through the U.S. House banning late term abortions. The original sponsor has become the target of criticism for downplaying how many abortions occur following rape and incest.
Most of Tennessee’s Congressional delegation is either balking or staying silent in response to the gun control plan President Obama unveiled today.
Brentwood Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn is hoping to gain more support for one of her signature issues—stopping what she sees as ‘government regulation’ of the Internet.
An environmental law that has Nashville-based Gibson Guitar mired in legal trouble was up for debate Tuesday in Washington. A House subcommittee heard arguments for and against the Lacey Act.
Environmentalists and some in the timber industry are accusing Nashville-area congressmen of trying to “gut” the Lacey Act. The century-old environmental law is at the heart of an ongoing federal investigation into Gibson Guitar.
Brentwood Republican Marsha Blackburn says she’s “fairly confident” the so-called “Super Committee” will agree on $1.2 trillion in reductions to the federal deficit. This comes as others in Tennessee’s delegation have their doubts.
Two Nashville-area Congressmen are trying to ease the conservation law that has Gibson Guitar under federal investigation. Lawmakers are using interest in the case to push through the changes.
National Tea Party groups are vocalizing support for Gibson Guitar, which is under investigation for illegally harvesting wood from Madagascar and India. Protesters say the federal government has tarnished the name of an iconic American company.
The hardwood industry is defending a law that has come under attack from Gibson Guitar and Tennessee lawmakers. The National Hardwood Lumber Association helped write the regulations and held its annual convention in Nashville over the weekend.
Gibson Guitar is getting some support from elected officials after federal authorities raided its plants in Nashville and Memphis last month. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Agents seized what is thought to be illegally imported rosewood.
A downgrade of the nation’s debt by one rating agency has Tennessee’s congressional delegation playing the blame game.
Congressman Marsha Blackburn brought emails from her constituents onto the House floor today as she argued for the GOP budget bill known as Cut, Cap and Balance.
It’s been a tough couple of years to find a summer job. But a Nashville-based publisher still can’t get enough help from college students.