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Congressman David Kustoff

Representing the 8th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

July 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08), voted against H.R. 582, Raise the Wage Act. This bill would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 dollars per hour. 

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the U.S. House passed H.R.748, the Middle-Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019. Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08) is a co-sponsor of this bill, which repeals the ‘Cadillac Tax’ provision within Obamacare.

July 10, 2019 Press Release
Questions him on effects of USMCA, increased minimum wage, and the opioid epidemic

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08), questioned Federal Reserve Chairman, Jerome Powell, in the House Financial Services Committee about the state of our economy.

July 2, 2019 Press Release

Lauderdale, TN—Today, Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08), joined Mayor Gaines, State Senator Ed Jackson, and a group of farmers in Lauderdale County to tour some of the historic flooding that has affected their farmland.

June 26, 2019 Press Release
Highlights Importance of High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08), spoke on the House floor in support of his amendment to highlight the importance of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program (HIDTA).

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08), greeted Congressional Art Competition Winner, Tierra Anderson from Fayette County, in Washington D.C. Tierra Anderson was the overall winner of the Congressional Art Competition for West Tennessee and attended the reception in D.C. celebrating the winners of the Congressional Art Competition.

June 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08), spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to express his frustration with the way Democrats on the House Rules Committee are cutting out Republican members from the Appropriations Process.

June 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, a bipartisan group of House members introduced the Locking Up Robocallers Act of 2019, which directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to provide evidence of unlawful robocall violations to the Attorney General. This would strengthen enforcement of current robocall laws aimed at ending the scourge of predatory robocalls. 


June 11, 2019 Press Release
“This baseless resolution distracts from the real issues like securing our border, passing trade agreements that help our farmers and consumers, and protecting the lives of the unborn”

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08), issued the following statement following the House vote on H. Res 430.