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Congressman Diane Black

Representing the 6th District of Tennessee

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September 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to combat gang violence by criminal aliens and enhance public safety. The Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act (H.R. 3697) establishes that an alien looking to enter the United States after having been associated with a criminal gang is inadmissible or they will face deportation if already affiliated.

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September 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Increasing Telehealth Access to Medicare Act (H.R. 3727), authored by Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), passed unanimously in the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.

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September 7, 2017 Press Release
Mount Juliet, TN – Today, Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), Chairman of the House Budget Committee, joined President Trump’s Small Business Administrator, Linda McMahon, on SBA’s “Ignite Tour” to discuss issues facing business owners in middle Tennessee. Black released the following statement:
September 6, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), previously named the most conservative woman in the House of Representatives by the American Conservative Union, was today recognized by nationally renowned conservative grassroots organization FreedomWorks for her voting record in 2016.
September 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – A federal judge in Texas struck down an Obama-era rule that would force businesses to cut jobs in order to meet rising pay costs and potentially reduce salaried managers to hourly employees. The current pay threshold to receive overtime stands at $23,660 and would be doubled to $47,476 annually if the rule is implemented.

Recent Votes

Date Roll Call Bill Vote Title
9/14/2017 529 H.R.3284 Yea On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop Series Act
9/14/2017 528 H.R.3354 Yea On Passage: Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes
9/14/2017 527 H.R.3354 No On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes
9/14/2017 526 H.R.3354 No On Agreeing to the Amendment:
9/14/2017 525 H.R.3354 Aye On Agreeing to the Amendment: