Washington, D.C. – Today, the Trump Administration, the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Senate Committee on Finance released the unified framework for fixing the tax code, last updated by President Ronald Reagan in 1986.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.