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Congressman Diane Black

Representing the 6th District of Tennessee

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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.
July 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) responded to North Korea’s ballistic missile launch earlier today with the following statement:

July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3164, granting seniors with end-stage renal disease access to home dialysis therapy under Medicare.

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July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan piece of legislation granting seniors with end-stage renal disease access to home dialysis therapy under Medicare. The bill, H.R. 3164, is included in the Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017 and was passed by voice vote.

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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:

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