Rep. Marsha Blackburn
Republican • 7th District, Tennessee • 7th Term • Sworn In 2003
- 10 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 13 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 58 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 54 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 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.1273Referred to the House Committee Mar 04, 2015 1 Views
To promote energy savings in residential and commercial buildings and industry, and for other purposes.
H.R.1212Referred to the House Committee Mar 03, 2015 16 Views
To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from reclassifying broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications service and fro...
H.R.1151Referred to House Ways and Means Feb 27, 2015 16 Views
To amend title IX of the Public Health Service Act to revise the operations of the United States Preventive Services Task Force, and for other...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1283Referred to the House Committee Mar 04, 2015 2 Views
To amend title 17, United States Code, to ensure fairness in the establishment of certain rates and fees under sections 114 and 115 of such ti...
H.Res.139Referred to the House Committee Mar 03, 2015 10 Views
Condemning violence against religious minorities in the Middle East and any actions that limit the free expression and practice of faith by th...
H.R.1190Referred to House Rules Mar 02, 2015 17 Views
To repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 33 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ActAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposesNay (with party)February 27, 2015
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H J RES 35 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposesNay (against party)February 27, 2015