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Congressman Diane Black

Representing the 6th District of Tennessee

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July 10, 2018 Press Release

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.

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July 5, 2018 Press Release

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):

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June 26, 2018 Press Release
Ruling is a victory for life and free speech

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:

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June 26, 2018 Press Release

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:

June 19, 2018 Press Release

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.

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June 19, 2018 Press Release

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:

May 23, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) released the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a new proposal to prohibit Title X facilities from providing abortion counseling and referrals under the Title X Family Planning Program:
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May 18, 2018 Press Release

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:

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May 16, 2018 Press Release

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.

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May 15, 2018 Press Release

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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