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12/4/18 update on Congressional activity:

New Members of Tennessee’s Congressional Delegation starting in January 2019:

U.S. Senate

  • Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., replacing Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.

Senate leadership in Congress will remain largely the same, including Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander's Chairmanship of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee which oversees many disability issues.

U.S. House of Representatives

  • Tim Burchett, R-Tenn., 2nd District, replacing Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Tenn.
  • John W. Rose, R-Tenn., 6th District, replacing Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn.
  • Mark E. Green, R-Tenn., 7th District, replacing Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.

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Lauren Pearcy