I believe in freedom, free people, and free markets. The surest path to economic growth is through a small, limited government that controls spending, promotes growth, and does not overburden its citizens with taxes and regulations. The best way to create jobs and grow the economy is to get government out of the way and let small business owners do what they do best – innovate and create new jobs. I’m a firm believer in free and fair trade, and will continue to support policies that make America the most competitive and innovative country in the world. Tennessee is a great place to do business, and I will continue to fight to make our tax code flatter, fairer, and simpler, to encourage economic growth in Tennessee and across the nation. 

Senator Blackburn Issues Statement on Growth of Automobile Manufacturing Industry in Tennessee

Washington, D.C. - Today, Volkswagen announced its Chattanooga facility will be the company's North American base of operations for manufacturing electric vehicles beginning in 2022. The company will invest $800 million into the facility, adding 1,000 jobs at the plant with the opportunity for additional jobs through suppliers. 

This follows General Motors’ announcement yesterday that it will produce its new Cadillac XT6 crossover in Spring Hill. The Middle Tennessee location is the product of...