Rep. Marsha Blackburn
Republican • 7th District, Tennessee • 6th Term • Sworn In 2003
- 28 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 41 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 122 of 437)
- 362 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 73 of 439) 16 Made Into Law (Ranks 133 of 439)
Born June 6, 1952 in Laurel, Mississippi, Blackburn began her political career in 1977 as a founding member of the Williamson County Young Republicans. She served as chairwoman of the Williamson County Republican Party from 1989 to 1991.
Blackburn's elective political career began in 1992, when she won the Republican nomination for the 6th District, which at the time included her home in Brentwood. She lost by 16 points to longtime congressman Bart Gordon. In 1995, she was appointed chairwoman of the Tennessee Film, Entertainment and Music Commission. She won elective office for the first time in 1998, when she was elected to the Tennessee State Senate from Williamson County. She led efforts to prevent the passage of a state income tax championed by Governor Don Sundquist. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5729 - Adding Ebola to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 21, 2014 5 Views
To expand the program of priority review to encourage treatments for tropical diseases.
H.R.5322 - Consolidate Heavy-handed and Outdated Programs Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Aug 01, 2014 1 Views
To establish the Department of Energy and the Environment, and for other purposes.
H.R.5272Read the second time Sep 08, 2014 5 Views
To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5814Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 12, 2014 6 Views
To adapt to changing crude oil market conditions.
H.R.5747Referred to the House Committee Nov 20, 2014 29 Views
To authorize the direct provision of defense articles, defense services, and related training to the Kurdistan Regional Government, and for ot...
H.R.5597 - Eliminate Dogmatic Interference by Bureaucratic Lunch Extremists ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 17, 2014 7 Views
To prohibit the Federal Government from issuing or enforcing certain requirements for schools relating to food.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5699: John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5699 John Muir National Historic Site Expansion ActAbstain (against party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: To require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of technical, policy, and financial experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and the Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to affordable, reliable energy, including increasing use of indigenous clean-energy resources, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment: H R 83 An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to energyNay (against party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 5806: Supporting America's Charities Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5806 Supporting America’s Charities ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014