Phil Roe

Phil Roe


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Congressman Roe speaks against the impeachment of President Trump

2019-12-18 21:44:21

Congressman Roe speaks against H.R. 3., the so-called Lower Drug Costs Now Act

2019-12-12 21:52:14

Congressman Phil Roe Shares His Story for the Veterans History Project

2019-10-21 19:00:06

Congressman Roe Opposes Speaker Pelosi's Legislation to Limit Life-Saving Drug Access

2019-10-17 21:11:55

Congressman Roe speaks against H.R.3525

2019-09-26 20:24:46

Congressman Roe offers Amendment to PRO Act

2019-09-25 20:24:50

We remember and will never forget the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

2019-09-12 15:43:35

Congressman Roe Offers Amendment to Butch Lewis Act

2019-07-25 15:22:58

Congressman Roe Speaks Against the So-Called "Raise the Wage Act"

2019-07-18 15:23:22

Congressman Roe Opposed Amendment That Would Single Out Universities Receiving DOD Aid

2019-07-11 18:00:53

Members of the GOP Doctors Caucus Reflect on Visit to Southern Border

2019-07-01 13:48:49

Rep. Roe asks for Unanimous Consent to bring the Senate Emergency Supplemental to the Floor

2019-06-27 20:36:05

Congressman Roe's remarks on surprise billing

2019-06-26 17:37:38

Congressman Roe commemorates American Eagle Day on the House Floor

2019-06-20 18:44:15

Congressman Roe delivers remarks advocating for the HHS Conscience protection rule

2019-06-12 21:32:41

Ranking Member Phil Roe gives remarks on Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019

2019-05-14 21:29:32

Roe introduces Modernizing Drug Enforcement Act

2019-05-14 20:10:08

Congressman Roe offers amendment to H.R. 1010

2019-04-09 15:27:00

Congressman Roe asks for unanimous consent for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act

2019-04-02 21:01:49

Congressman Roe speaks at press conference on Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act

2019-04-02 20:28:38

Contact Information

102 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-6356
Fax 202-225-5714

Committee Assignments

Education and Labor

Veterans Affairs

Phil Roe represents the First Congressional District of Tennessee. A resident of Johnson City serving his sixth term in Congress, Phil has a strong work ethic and is committed to working on behalf of the First District, Tennessee and our nation.

A native of Tennessee, Phil was born on July 21, 1945 in Clarksville. He earned a degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Austin Peay State University in 1967 and went on and to earn his Medical Degree from the University of Tennessee in 1970. Upon graduation, he served two years in the United States Army Medical Corps.

Congressman Roe is Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and chaired the committee in the 115th Congress. Additionally, he serves on the House Education and Labor Committee. Previously, he was a member of the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans.

As a physician, Congressman Roe has become an active player in the effort to reform our nation’s health care system. He is the co-chair of the House GOP Doctors Caucus and a co-chair of the Congressional Academic Medicine Caucus. As the chair of the Republican Study Committee’s Health Care Task Force for the past three congresses, Dr. Roe has helped write a patient-centered, free-market alternative to the Affordable Care Act.

Prior to serving in Congress, Phil served as the Mayor of Johnson City from 2007 to 2009 and Vice Mayor from 2003 to 2007. He ran a successful medical practice in Johnson City for 31 years, delivering close to 5,000 babies. Phil has three children – David C. Roe, John Roe, and Whitney Larkin – and is a proud grandfather. He and his wife Clarinda live in Jonesborough, and he is a member of Munsey United Methodist Church.

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