Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) introduced the Zero Tolerance for Illegal Entry Act, which would make illegally entering the United States for the first time a felony and would permanently mandate the E-Verify system for employers, creating less incentive for illegal immigration.
Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) released the following statement after introducing the U.S. Army Rangers Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act with Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Sens. Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL):
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled that pregnancy centers in California are no longer required to advertise abortion services:
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) released the following statement after the Supreme Court declared that President Trump’s travel ban is within the scope of his constitutional authority:
Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the PROPER Act of 2018 (H.R. 5775), which includes two provisions authored by U.S. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) to combat the opioid crisis.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a member of the U.S. House Budget Committee and the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after the introduction of the House Republican Fiscal Year 2019 budget resolution:
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) introduced the Border Wall Trust Fund Act, which would create an account at the U.S. Treasury dedicated to holding public donations for the completion of the wall along the United States’ southern border. Congressman Black released the following statement:
Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee held a markup on legislative proposals to combat the opioid crisis. U.S. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) stressed the importance of educating communities about the danger of addiction, and empowering law enforcement officials with resources to fight the epidemic.
Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) sent a letter to Oliver North, along with 47 of her House colleagues, congratulating him on his selection as the incoming President of the National Rifle Association (NRA):
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“I solemnly swear to do no harm.” We took this oath more than 40 years ago when we became nurses. We chose this career—more accurately, this calling—because it was the ultimate realization of what was in our hearts. Our love for women and children … our desire to serve those who are sick and in need … our passion to come alongside the most vulnerable in our midst with care and compassion.
Washington, D.C. – Budget Chairman Diane Black (R-TN-06) discusses tax reform and reconciliation following the passage of the FY18 Budget Resolution – “Building a Better America.” The resolution was passed with unanimous GOP support late Wednesday night.
For six years, organizations with religious and moral objections to certain contraceptive products and services have been fighting for their religious freedom against the harsh mandates of Obamacare. The question brought repeatedly before federal courts hasn’t been about limiting access to contraception, only why the federal government is forcing faithful objectors to violate their beliefs.