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Congressman Diane Black

Representing the 6th District of Tennessee

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November 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) formally invited Tennesseans to attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017. Congressional offices receive a limited number of tickets to each inauguration, which are offered freely to constituents on a first-come, first-served basis.

November 15, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) testified at a hearing held by the House Committee on Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources on her legislation, H.R. 866, the Federal Land Freedom Act (FLFA).
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October 21, 2016 Press Release

Sparta, TN – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) visited Jackson Kayak in Sparta this week for a firsthand look at their newly expanded manufacturing facility, previously occupied by Phillips Lighting. The new space is 300,000 square feet and sits on 50 acres of land.

October 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse and member of the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, responded to reports that Vanderbilt University would be out of network on all insurance plans available through Tennessee’s Obamacare marketplace in 2017.

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September 28, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) introduced and successfully passed an amendment to the House of Representatives’ Water Resources Development Act last night that would require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to establish and implement cost sharing agreements during dam safety repair projects, and clearly inform all stakeholders of their financial responsibilities up front.
September 26, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse and member of the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, responded today to BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s decision to exit the Obamacare marketplaces in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville next year.
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September 23, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) and Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) led a bicameral, bipartisan letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell expressing strong opposition to HHS’s proposed rule that could prevent states from blocking Title X funding (federal dollars for family planning services) to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood.
September 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) welcomed 27 middle Tennessee World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War veterans to Washington D.C. this week as part of a visit with Honor Flight of Middle Tennessee.

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September 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a member of the House Border Security Caucus and co-author of the SMART Border Act of 2015, responded to a government audit finding that the

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