Tag Archives: Senator Marsha Blackburn

Blackburn, Britt, Budd Introduce Laken Riley Act in Senate, Call for Immediate Consideration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Katie Britt (R-Ala.), Ted Budd (R-N.C.) and colleagues in introducing the Laken Riley Act which would require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to arrest illegal aliens who commit theft, burglary, larceny, or shoplifting offenses. The bill would also mandate that these aliens …

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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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Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) released the following statement in response to Putin’s increasing aggression against Ukraine:

“Vladimir Putin wants nothing more than to return to the days of the old Soviet Union, and he has made it clear he will attack the national security of the U.S. and our partners to make it happen. Meanwhile, Joe Biden has refused to take meaningful action, and his weakness has emboldened Moscow. Last year, I …

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Hagerty Files Amendments that take aim at Big Tech, Inflation, Energy Prices, Criminal Illegal Aliens

WASHINGTON—United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today filed a number of amendments to the budget resolution currently being debated on the Senate floor, which is the vehicle for Budget Chairman Bernie Sanders’ $3.5 trillion partisan tax-and-spending spree to implement his socialist vision for …

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Sen. Blackburn, Colleagues Introduce Resolution Calling on Biden CDC to End Mask Mandate for Vaccinated Americans on Airplanes and Public Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) along with Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) introduced a resolution calling on the Biden Administration’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to end its mask mandate for fully vaccinated …

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Blackburn, Hagerty, Fleischmann Demand Transparency from HHS Amid Biden Administration Stonewalling Regarding Migrant Resettlement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) and Representative Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.-03) today sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra demanding transparency with regard to the resettlement of Unaccompanied Alien Children (UACs) across the United States and information regarding what …

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Blackburn, Colleagues Introduce Constitutional Amendment to Prohibit Burning the American Flag

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Flag Day, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Senators Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) in reintroducing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the physical desecration of the American flag.  “Burning the flag is a direct affront to the values of our democratic …

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