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Congressman Diane Black

Representing the 6th District of Tennessee

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July 13, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Diane Black (R-TN-06), Suzan DelBene (D-WA-01) and Patrick Meehan (R-PA-07) praised movement on their bipartisan legislation, also co-sponsored by Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA-05), expanding access to home dialysis therapy under the Medicare program for patients with end stage renal disease.
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July 11, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.), Bill Cassidy, MD (R-Louis.), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and U.S. Representatives Diane Black (R-Tenn.), Mike Thompson (D-Calif.), Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) today reintroduced legislation to encourage Medicare beneficiaries to create electronic advance directives, legal documents that allow patients to clearly articulate their preferences for their medical care should they suffer from a debilitating illness or condition.
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July 3, 2017 Press Release
"A Penny on the Dollar"
Washington, D.C. – Over the weekend, Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) joined Elizabeth Prann on “America’s News HQ” in Nashville, TN to discuss Budget priorities, challenges and mandatory spending.
June 29, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed two bills cracking down on dangerous sanctuary city policies. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a member of the House Border Security Caucus and author of the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act, spoke on the House floor in support of the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act and Kate’s Law, which passed the House with bipartisan support. To watch a video of her remarks, click here.
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June 29, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) responded to Nashville Metro Council’s plans to withdraw two pieces of controversial immigration legislation. Following the legal opinion of one of Nashville’s top attorney’s, opposition from Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall and pressure from state leaders, the bills are planned to be tabled.
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June 29, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) released the following statement in response to Administrator Scott Pruitt’s decision to roll back the Waters of the United States rule:
June 27, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) released the following statement in response to the findings of Metro’s legal director that legislation proposed in the Nashville City Council restricting the local sheriff from cooperating with federal law authorities is not enforceable:
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June 20, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a member of the House Border Security Caucus and author of the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act, condemns Nashville City Council vote on bills to obstruct immigration law, putting illegal aliens first and the safety and security of Tennessee families last.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) released a statement in support of President Donald Trump’s decision to terminate FBI Director James Comey after his conduct raised questions regarding the integrity of one of America’s most trusted institutions.
June 7, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) joined with Reps. Jackie Walorski (R-IN-02), Martha Roby (R-AL-02), Virginia Foxx (R-NC-05) and Vicky Hartzler (R-MO-04) praising the leaked Health and Human Services (HHS) regulation that would exempt employers from providing contraceptive coverage for employees on the basis of moral or religious objection.
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