Rep. Marsha Blackburn
Republican • 7th District, Tennessee • 7th Term • Sworn In 2003
- 14 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 11 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 70 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 118 of 439) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 45 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.1673Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 5 Views
To amend the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992 to establish a secondary reserve fund for a housing enterp...
H.R.1273 - Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Mar 04, 2015 3 Views
To promote energy savings in residential and commercial buildings and industry, and for other purposes.
H.R.1212 - Internet Freedom ActReferred to the Subcommittee Mar 06, 2015 100 Views
To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from reclassifying broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications service and fro...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1654Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 5 Views
To authorize the direct provision of defense articles, defense services, and related training to the Kurdistan Regional Government, and for ot...
H.R.1610Referred to House Rules Mar 25, 2015 12 Views
To establish biennial budgets for the United States Government.
H.R.1547Referred to the House Committee Mar 23, 2015 14 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain limitations on health care benefits enacted as part of the Patient Protection and...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from March 27, 2015, through April 10, 2015.
On Agreeing to the Resolution: H RES 173 Providing for consideration of H. R. 2, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Con.Res. 27: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, as Amended: H CON RES 27 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025Aye (with party)March 25, 2015