Rep. Marsha Blackburn
Republican • 7th District, Tennessee • 6th Term • Sworn In 2003
- 27 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 38 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 346 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 66 of 438) 14 Made Into Law (Ranks 66 of 438)
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H.R.5322 - Consolidate Heavy-handed and Outdated Programs Act of 2014Referred to House Rules Jul 31, 2014 0 Views
To establish the Department of Energy and the Environment, and for other purposes.
H.R.5272Received in the Senate Aug 05, 2014 29 Views
To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
H.R.5160Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jul 29, 2014 6 Views
To prevent the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program unlawfully created by Executive memorandum on August 15, 2012.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5268 - Preventing Government Printing Overreach Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jul 30, 2014 2 Views
To amend title 44, United States Code, to prohibit the assembly or manufacture of secure credentials or their component parts by the Governmen...
H.Res.687Referred to House Foreign Affairs Jul 25, 2014 4 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the President's responsibility to address the border crisis.
H.R.5161 - E-LABEL ActOrdered to be Reported Jul 30, 2014 4 Views
To promote the non-exclusive use of electronic labeling for devices licensed by the Federal Communications Commission.
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Abstain (against party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Aye (with party)August 01, 2014