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Congressman Diane Black

Representing the 6th District of Tennessee

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September 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) released the following statement after Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) announced he would not seek re-election in 2018:

"Senator Corker has been an effective voice for Tennesseans in the Senate. He is a devoted public servant and I wish he and his wife, Elizabeth, well in the future."

September 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA-23), along with Reps. Diane Black (R-TN-06), Trent Franks (R-AZ-08), Vicki Hartzler (R-MO-04) and Chris Smith (R-NJ-04), held a press conference announcing that the House of Representatives will vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36) on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

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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.

September 5, 2017 Press Release
Lebanon, TN – U.S. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) invites all students, parents and school officials from Tennessee’s 6th Congressional district who are interested in learning more about attending our nation’s military academies to come to Academy Day 2017 on Saturday, September 16 beginning at 9:30 AM at Wilson Central High School in Lebanon, Tennessee.
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August 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), Chairman of the House Budget Committee and member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement in support of President Trump’s remarks on tax reform:

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August 17, 2017 Press Release
Move will Save Thousands of Jobs Nationwide
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will change a crippling Obama-era regulation that threatens to shut down the U.S. glider kit industry. Without immediate action, the rule will devastate these small and medium-sized manufacturers, costing thousands of jobs in Tennessee alone.

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