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Congressman Diane Black

Representing the 6th District of Tennessee

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December 2, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN), released the following statement on the November Unemployment numbers as well as the House passage of the 25th jobs bill:

November 22, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN), released the following statement on the Super Committee’s failure to reach a deal:

November 21, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN) saw her legislation that closes a loophole in the health care law signed into law by the President as part of a jobs package that includes tax credits for businesses who hire Veterans, as well as a repeal of a three percent withholding tax on federal contractors. 

November 18, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Friday, November 18, 2011)—Today, U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN), released the following statement on the House of Representatives failure to achieve a 2/3 majority vote needed to pass a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution:

November 10, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN), released the following statement after her legislation, H.R. 2576, passed the Senate by a vote of 95-0.  Black’s bill closes a loophole in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that would have allowed some middle class Americans to receive Medicaid benefits.  H.R.

November 4, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN), released the following statement after the October jobs report showed that the economy created 80,000 jobs in October—the fewest in four months—while the unemployment rate fell from 9.1 percent to 9 percent:

October 27, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN), released the following statement after House passage of H.R.

October 27, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, H.R. 2576, a bill sponsored by U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN) passed the House by a vote of 262-157.  The legislation, introduced in July, would close a loophole in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that would allow some middle class Americans to receive Medicaid benefits.

October 24, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S.

October 20, 2011 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Diane Black (R-TN), released the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said on the Senate floor “that private sector jobs have been doing just fine.”

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