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Congressman David Kustoff

Representing the 8th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Representative David Kustoff (TN-08) signed the discharge petition for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act-H.R.962, legislation he cosponsored.

April 2, 2019 Press Release
Works to target counterfeit pill makers

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Representatives David Kustoff (TN-08) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) reintroduced the Substance Tableting and Encapsulating Enforcement and Registration (STEER) Act or H.R. 2020. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), introduced a companion bill in the U.S. Senate.

April 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08), announced mobile office hours for the month of April. Mobile office hours will be held on Tuesday, April 2 and Thursday, April 4. Click here to see the full list of locations.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Representatives David Kustoff (TN-08) and William Timmons (SC-04) introduced H.R. 1954-the Cellphone Jamming Reform Act of 2019. Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced identical legislation on the Senate side. This bill will address the use of contraband cell phones in state and federal correctional facilities. 

March 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman David Kustoff sent a letter to President Trump, urging him to quickly approve Governor Lee’s request for a major disaster declaration for the state of Tennessee to help 58 Tennessee counties impacted by flooding and severe weather in February and March. 

March 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman David Kustoff, former United States Attorney, issued the following statement regarding the special counsel’s report. 

March 14, 2019 Press Release
Working to save lives and resources

Washington, D.C.— Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08) introduced the Preserving Safe Communities by Ending Swatting Act of 2019-H.R. 1772. Swatting is a call to a police department with a false story of a crime in progress-with the intent to draw a large number of police officers to a particular address.

March 11, 2019 Press Release
Works to deter criminal robocalls

Washington, D.C..Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08) introduced the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act. This bill would give regulators more time to find scammers, increases penalties for those who are caught, and promotes caller authentication. Attorneys General in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and three U.S.

March 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kustoff (TN-8) voted against the Democratic Politician Protection Act, H.R.1. While this measure claims to improve current voting systems, the real outcome of this legislation limits free speech, weakens the voting system, and places unnecessary burdens on local election officials and administrators. 

March 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C..-Representatives David Kustoff (TN-08) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), members of the House Financial Services Committee (FSC), introduced the Stop Corrupt Iranian Oligarchs and Entities Act, H.R. 1441.