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Hagerty, Colleagues Reintroduce Legislation to Stop Fentanyl Trafficking into the U.S.

Fentanyl smuggled across the southern border is taking more than 70,000 American lives per year WASHINGTON—United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) today led a group of Republican senators in reintroducing the Stop Fentanyl Border Crossings Act, legislation to add drug smuggling as an additional basis for Title 42 immigration enforcement authority, thereby preserving for Border Patrol agents …

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Hagerty, Blackburn Introduce Resolution Honoring Victims of The Covenant School Shooting

WASHINGTON—United States Senators Bill Hagerty (R-TN) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) today introduced a resolution honoring the memories of the victims who were killed in the March 27 shooting at The Covenant School in Nashville and expressing gratitude to the brave first responders who acted quickly.  “This week, the Covenant School community, the city of Nashville, and …

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Chairman Chuck Fleischmann’s Opening Statement at the First Energy and Water Subcommittee Hearing for the 118th Congress

Washington, DC – Today, Energy and Water Subcommittee Chairman Chuck Fleischmann delivered the following remarks about the Department of Energy’s fiscal year 2024 budget request. This was the first meeting of the Energy and Water Subcommittee of the 118th Congress. Chairman Fleischmann and subcommittee members heard testimony from Secretary of Energy …

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Fleischmann Co-Leads Bipartisan National Commitment to Support Nuclear Energy

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann Washington, DC – Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03), Co-Chairman of the Advanced Nuclear Caucus and Fusion Energy Caucus, helped introduce a bipartisan resolution expressing Congress’ commitment to embracing and accepting nuclear power as a clean baseload energy source to achieve a reliable, secure, and green electric grid. The text …

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Rep. Fleischmann Joins House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (R), 3rd District Tennessee Washington, DC – Representative Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) released the following statement announcing that he has joined the United States House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Congressman Fleischmann will serve on the Energy Subcommittee that has jurisdiction over energy research and development, commercial application of …

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Chairman Chuck Fleischmann Announces Additional Key Subcommittee Assignments for the 118th Congress

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (R), 3rd District Tennessee Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03), Chairman of the Energy and Water Subcommittee of Appropriations, released the following statement after being selected to serve on the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittees of the Appropriations Committee.  …

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Chairman Fleischmann Votes to Protect America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve

US Strategic Petroleum Reserves. (U.S. Dept. of Energy) Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03), Chairman of the Energy and Water Subcommittee of Appropriations, released the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 21, the Strategic Production Response Act, which will protect America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) from being drained …

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Rep. Fleischmann Named Chairman of House Appropriations Energy and Water Development Subcommittee for the 118th Congress

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann Chattanooga, TN – U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) released the following statement after being named the Chairman of the House Appropriations Energy and Water Development Subcommittee for the 118th Congress. “I am excited to be named the Chairman of the House Appropriations Energy and Water Development Subcommittee in the 118th Congress. This …

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Hagerty Seeks Commitment from FDIC to Remain Free of Politically-Motivated Decisions

Congratulates Tennessean nominee Jonathan McKernan WASHINGTON—United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, today in a hearing extracted a commitment from Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chair Martin Gruenberg not to weaponize the FDIC to target industries to which the Biden Administration may be ideologically opposed, such as …

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