Diane Black

Diane Black

TENNESSEE's 6th DISTRICT

Rep. Black Slams California Judge Ruling Blocking Trump Administration’s Crack Down on Sanctuary Cities

2017/04/26

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a member of the House Border Security Caucus and author of the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act, responded to California Judge William Orrick’s ruling to block the Trump Administration’s actions to enforce common-sense immigration policy and withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities. Black released the following statement:

“Yesterday’s ruling by one activist California judge will not stop the Trump Administration’s efforts to restrict funding from sanctuary cities that defy federal law.  In fact, the ruling confirms that the Justice Department can continue to enforce existing requirements that billions of dollars in federal law enforcement funding go only to localities that meet their legal obligation to share immigration information and assist federal authorities in carrying out immigration law. 

“While the Administration continues to fight for these common-sense policies in court, Congress can act immediately to ensure the grant dollars in question, and many other sources of federal funding, are not sent to sanctuary cities.

“To protect our citizens across the nation, I co-authored H.R. 400,  the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act, with Senator Pat Toomey to block these law breaking jurisdictions from receiving federal funds from a wide variety of agencies and programs. Our legislation currently has over 100 co-sponsors in the House and Senate.

“I applaud President Trump for his leadership in cracking down on dangerous sanctuary cities.  Immediate passage of H.R. 400 is the fastest and best solution to put an end to the sanctuary cities placing the convenience of violent drug cartels and repeat law breakers ahead of the safety and security of their own citizens.”

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Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. A nurse for more than 40 years, she serves as Chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the Ways and Means Committee.

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Rep. Black Attends President Trump Bill Signing of Title X Legislation Protecting States’ Rights

2017/04/13

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse and member of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, was in attendance this morning as President Trump signed legislation co-authored with Senator Joni Ernst, H.J. Res. 43, which uses the authority of the Congressional Review Act to overturn a December 2016 Obama Administration rule forcing states such as Tennessee to provide Title X family planning grants to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood. In February, Rep. Black spoke on the House floor in favor of H.J. Res. 43, which passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 230 to 188, and advanced through the Senate in March. Today, President Trump signed this legislation into law. Black released the following statement:

“For over 45 years, states like Tennessee have had the authority to direct federal family planning funds to the health care providers that best suit the needs of their unique communities, but sadly, in a parting gift to the abortion industry, President Obama stole this freedom and flexibility and forced his own political agenda on states across the country.

“While I am unapologetically pro-life, this bill is simply about states’ rights, and I am pleased to see President Trump putting the American people—not bureaucrats in Washington—back in the driver’s seat, empowering states like Tennessee to steer their Title X funds away from abortion-centric facilities like Planned Parenthood.

“It has been an honor to work with Senator Ernst and the pro-life community to help this life-affirming legislation reach the President’s desk, and I applaud President Trump for signing this legislation into law,” said Congressman Diane Black.

 

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Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. A nurse for more than 40 years, she serves as Chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the Ways and Means Committee.

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Rep. Black Praises Senate Passage of Title X Legislation Protecting State’s Right to Withhold Funding from Abortion Providers

2017/03/30

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse and member of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, praised today’s Senate passage of legislation co-authored with Senator Joni Ernst, H.J. Res. 43, which uses the authority of the Congressional Review Act to overturn a December 2016 Obama Administration rule forcing states such as Tennessee to provide Title X family planning grants to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood. In February, the House passed H.J. Res. 43 by a bipartisan vote of 230 to 188. The bill is now headed to President Trump’s desk. Black released the following statement:

“It has been an honor to work with Senator Ernst and the pro-life community to help this life-affirming legislation reach the final stage of becoming law. Abortion is not health care, and vulnerable women seeking true comprehensive care deserve better than abortion-centric facilities like Planned Parenthood. For over 45 years, states like Tennessee have had the authority to direct federal family planning funds to the health care providers that best suit the needs of their unique communities. Sadly, in a parting gift to the abortion industry, President Obama stole this freedom and flexibility and forced his own political agenda on states across the country. With the passage of this legislation, Congress will roll back this 11th hour Obama Administration rule, and put states and the American people back in charge.”

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Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. A nurse for more than 40 years, she serves as Chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the Ways and Means Committee.

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Rep. Black Slams Politically Motivated Charges Against Planned Parenthood Whistleblowers

2017/03/29

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a member of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus and author of the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2017, responded to the continued witch hunt against the Center for Medical Progress’s David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt. Most recently, Planned Parenthood-endorsed California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued 15 felony charges against the whistleblowers who helped uncover Planned Parenthood’s role in the harvesting of aborted babies’ body parts. Black released the following statement:

“The state of California was absolutely right to issue a felony charge, but they handed it to the wrong person. By targeting the courageous truth-tellers who revealed Planned Parenthood’s misdeeds while turning a blind eye to the real offenders who unapologetically participate in the trafficking of infant body parts for profit, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has shredded any guise of objectivity and exposed his total inability to be a neutral arbiter of the law in this case. It’s no surprise Mr. Becerra is doing Planned Parenthood’s bidding today, he accepted their endorsement just a few short months ago. I have every confidence that justice will prevail and will vindicate the Center for Medical Progress, as was the case in Texas, but in the meantime, Attorney General Becerra should immediately recuse himself to ensure fairness for all parties involved,” said Congressman Diane Black.

 

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Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. A nurse for more than 40 years, she serves as Chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the Ways and Means Committee.

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Rep. Black Statement on President Trump’s Visit to Tennessee

2017/03/15

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), Chairman of the House Budget Committee and member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement on President Trump’s planned visit to Nashville, Tennessee later today:

“Tennessee is ground zero for the damage of Obamacare, and it is fitting that President Trump would come here to talk about the urgent need to bring relief from this failed law, said Congressman Diane Black. “I regret that I will not be able to join the President this evening, as I will instead be preparing for tomorrow’s House Budget Committee markup of legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, but I have been fortunate to meet with him twice within the last week and I know that he shares House Republicans’ commitment to patient-centered reforms. I will be watching from Washington D.C. tonight as the President discusses these solutions in Nashville, and I look forward to our continued partnership on improving access to care for every American.”

Note:

While Congressman Black remains in Washington D.C. preparing for tomorrow’s House Budget Committee markup of legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, her husband, Dr. David Black, will join President Trump at his visit to The Hermitage today in Congressman Black’s place.

 

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Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. A nurse for more than 40 years, she serves as Chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the Ways and Means Committee.

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Congressman Black Honors the Life of Senator Douglas Henry

2017/03/06

Gallatin, TN – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) paid tribute to the life of former Tennessee State Senator Douglas Henry, with whom she served in the state legislature from 1998 until her election to Congress in 2010. Henry died yesterday at the age of 90. Black released the following statement:

“Senator Henry was special to me, and to so many others. He was a statesmen, a true southern gentleman, and a giant of the Tennessee legislature whose legacy will endure for generations to come. Dave and I treasured his friendship and are praying for his loved ones today," said Congressman Diane Black. "Admiration for Senator Henry was never limited by one’s political party, because he never let such labels define him in the first place. He was universally respected for his willingness to join hands with anyone who shared his concern for Tennessee. I will always be personally grateful for his leadership in the passage of Amendment One a few short years ago. While we miss Senator Henry already, we can be thankful for his decades of faithful service to our state, and the knowledge that he is now safely home – reunited with his beloved Lolly once again.”  

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Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. A nurse for more than 40 years, she serves as Chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the Ways and Means Committee.

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Black Praises President Trump’s Joint Address to Congress: A “Bold, Uplifting Vision” for Making America Great Again

2017/03/01

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), Chairman of the House Budget Committee and member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement on President Trump’s joint address to Congress:

“President Trump campaigned on a promise of making America great again, and tonight he offered a bold, uplifting vision for how to reach that goal – one that every American can share in. His commitment to patient-centered health care solutions, his acknowledgment of the need for pro-growth tax reform, and his reference to the importance of school choice for parents and students were an encouraging reminder of how far we have come from the failed policies of the last eight years,” said Congressman Diane Black. “While the President’s words tonight were important, I am most impressed with his actions. I sat in this same chamber and listened to President Obama deliver eloquent speeches and lofty promises, but the reality never matched the rhetoric. In contrast, President Trump has already  taken meaningful steps to reduce the regulatory burden on families and businesses, strengthen our national security, and restore a culture of life that protects our voiceless unborn. Tonight’s speech bolstered my confidence that our unified Republican government can act on this historic opportunity and deliver real change for the American people.”

 

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Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. A nurse for more than 40 years, she serves as Chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the Ways and Means Committee.

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Black Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Fair Reimbursement for Tennessee Hospitals

2017/02/17

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a nurse of more than 45 years and member of the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, introduced H.R. 1130, the Fair Medicare Hospital Payments Act of 2017, alongside Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL-07) and 13 other cosponsors, including every member of Tennessee’s Congressional delegation. The bipartisan bill would establish a national minimum Area Wage Index (AWI) of 0.874 for Medicare reimbursement of both inpatient and outpatient services, in turn correcting a flawed formula that results in disproportionately low reimbursement payments to rural hospitals like those in Tennessee and Alabama. Black released the following statement:

“As a registered nurse, I know that protecting our quality of life and public health in Tennessee goes hand-in-hand with ensuring that our hospitals get a fair deal from Washington. The current area wage index formula unfairly tilts the scales against rural hospitals like those across my district while letting hospitals in the wealthiest neighborhoods of California and Massachusetts cash in on this flawed payment model. Tennessee’s healthcare providers bring lifesaving care to neighbors across the state every day. It isn’t asking too much to insist that they receive a proper reimbursement for the services they perform. I am grateful for the strong, bipartisan showing of support for this legislation from my colleagues and will urge swift passage of this bill to ensure fairness and stability for every Tennessee hospital,” said Congressman Diane Black.

Background:

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) bases a portion of each hospital’s reimbursement for Medicare services on the Area Wage Index for Hospitals (AWI). The AWI is based upon the relative hospital wage level in the hospital’s geographic area compared to the national average. A number of legislative and administrative “fixes” over the past thirty years along with flaws of the existing formula have resulted in significant distortions in the AWI system. For example, as it stands today, hospitals in the community of Oakland, California are reimbursed based on an AWI of 1.74 while, for example, Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville and St. Thomas Dekalb Hospital in Smithville are reimbursed based on an AWI of .72.

In fact, while the AWI was originally designed so that the average AWI is 1.0, there is not a single hospital in any of the following states that is reimbursed based on an AWI of 1.0 or greater: Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio, Texas, South Carolina, Louisiana, Kentucky, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Utah.

Under the current system, hospitals that choose to enter rural and underserved areas with lower average wages are slapped with disproportionately lower reimbursement rates and thinner profit margins. By establishing a floor AWI of 0.874 for Medicare reimbursement, the Fair Medicare Hospital Payments Act of 2017 will help address this disparity.

 

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Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. A nurse for more than 45 years, she serves as Chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the Ways and Means Committee.

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House Passes Black’s Resolution Protecting States’ Right to Withhold Funding from Abortion Providers

2017/02/16

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse and member of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, praised the bipartisan House passage of her resolution, H.J. Res. 43, which uses the authority of the Congressional Review Act to overturn a December 2016 Obama Administration rule forcing states such as Tennessee to provide Title X family planning grants to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood. The resolution passed by a vote of 230 to 188.

Prior to the vote, Congressman Black led debate in support of the resolution. To watch her opening statement on the House floor, click here. A full transcript is provided below:

Madam Speaker, I rise today in strong support of my resolution of disapproval, H.J. Res. 43, which uses the authority of the Congressional Review Act to overturn the Obama Administration’s eleventh-hour rule forcing states like Tennessee to fund abortion providers.

I want to begin today by stipulating very clearly what this resolution is about.

Because, while I am unapologetically pro-life, you don’t have to be in order to support this resolution. You just have to believe in the 10th Amendment

Despite the histrionics you may hear on the other side of the aisle today, with this resolution we are not voting to defund Planned Parenthood, voting to cut Title X funding, or voting to restrict abortion rights.

Madam Speaker, we are simply voting today to affirm the right of states to fund the healthcare providers that best suit their needs, without fear of reprisal from their own federal government.

I didn’t realize that was a partisan issue.

And it shouldn’t be, because that’s how the Title X grant program functioned for more than 45 years until the Obama Administration decided to leave this parting gift to the abortion industry on its way out the door.

For me, this issue is personal.

As a registered nurse, I know that vulnerable women seeking true comprehensive care deserve better than abortion-centric facilities like Planned Parenthood.

So, as a state legislator, I worked within my authority to make sure that Tennessee honored the will of our pro-life populace and steered our state’s share of Title X dollars away from health care providers that perform abortion.

As a result, our share of Title X grants have been sent exclusively to the Tennessee Department of Health, which then allocates them to county health departments and other qualified providers that protect the lives of our most vulnerable.

That was Tennessee’s right, and we have been able to exercise that right while protecting access to comprehensive care for those who are most in need.

According to HHS’s own 2015 Title X Family Planning Annual Report, our state provided care under Title X to more than 75,000 Tennesseans.

That means we served even more citizens than more populated states like Michigan and Virginia.

But in December of last year, the Obama Administration decided to intervene, setting unprecedented new parameters on how states must select Title X grantees that were specifically designed to prop up its political allies in the abortion industry.

With my resolution, I’m proposing that we go back just a few short weeks to December 15, 2016 – the day before the Obama Administration decided to reconfigure a 45-year old program with this ill-conceived order.

That is all my resolution would do.

I urge my colleagues to give states the freedom and the flexibility to take care of their citizens the best way they know how by voting yes on H.J. Res. 43.

With that, I reserve the balance of my time.

 

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Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. A nurse for more than 40 years, she serves as Chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the Ways and Means Committee.

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Black Testifies on Her Resolution Overturning Obama Admin Rule Forcing States to Fund Planned Parenthood

2017/02/15

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a member of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, testified today before the House Rules Committee in support of H.J. Res. 43, her resolution to overturn a December 2016 Obama Administration rule forcing states to provide Title X funding to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood.

Congressman Black’s resolution of disapproval is slated for a vote on the House floor later this week. To watch a video of her testimony, click HERE. A full transcript is provided below:

Chairman Sessions, Ranking Member Slaughter, and members of the committee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today.

I’m pleased to testify in support of my resolution, H.J.Res.43, disapproving of the Obama Administration’s December 16th rule thwarting states’ ability to fund the healthcare providers that best suit their needs under the Title X program.

As members of this committee may know, Title X has existed as a federal family planning grant program since 1970, and states have always had the freedom and flexibility to dole out those grants to the providers of their choice.

In my home state of Tennessee, for example, our Title X funding goes exclusively to the Tennessee Department of Health which then determines appropriate sub-grantees. These are made up primarily of county health departments.

We’ve been able to effectively use our share of Title X funding to provide women and families with the care they need, all while asserting our state’s right to steer these taxpayer dollars away from abortion providers in Tennessee. 

Now, under this eleventh hour Obama Administration rule – finalized after President Trump was elected and made enforceable just two days before he took office – Tennessee has lost that right.

Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee: It is not the role of politicians in Washington to usurp states’ 10th Amendment rights and substitute our judgment for that of state and local leaders.

We must return to a point where states are empowered to make their own healthcare decisions – based on the unique needs of their constituency – without fear of reprisal from the federal government.

It’s also worth noting that the Obama Administration’s rule is simply not grounded in fact. This edict was replete with statements that the Administration cannot back up.

For example, the rule stated that health care providers with a focus on reproductive health – for example Planned Parenthood – can “accomplish Title X programmatic objectives more effectively.” This is demonstrably false.

According to Planned Parenthood’s most recent annual report, Planned Parenthood’s contraceptive services dropped by 18% over the last year. And their total number of services provided dropped by 11% even as their taxpayer funding increased by millions and their abortions continued at over 320,000 a year.

What’s more, the research that the Obama Administration cited in this rule is far from unbiased. 

Consider this:  The finalized HHS rule cites “research” from the Guttmacher Institute nearly half a dozen times throughout its pages. If the name sounds familiar, that’s because Guttmacher was formerly an entity housed within Planned Parenthood Federation of America and is even named after a former Planned Parenthood President.

Members of the committee, if an Administration is going to impose sweeping new rules limiting states’ rights, the least they could do is provide proper supporting documentation.

Now, I have heard some of the criticisms of this resolution that exist already, so let me be clear: Passage of my resolution does not defund Planned Parenthood – though I have always been unapologetic about my support for such a measure.

Instead, this resolution simply honors the wishes of states that have taken action to withhold Title X funding from abortion providers and restores the status quo from before December 16, 2016. Further, this resolution does not alter funding levels for the Title X program. And finally, this resolution does not leave women without access to preventive healthcare.

As members of this committee may know, I’ve been a nurse for more than 40 years and have dedicated my career to protecting the health and safety of women, children, and families.

With this resolution, we’re simply allowing states to invest in women’s health over abortion and reallocate Title X dollars to other, more comprehensive providers – for example, community health centers, which outnumber Planned Parenthood clinics by a margin of 20 to 1.

I urge the members of this body to stand on the side of the 10th Amendment and move this legislation to the House floor for a vote.

With that, I’ll be happy to answer any questions. 

 

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Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. A nurse for more than 40 years, she serves as Chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the Ways and Means Committee.

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As a nurse, small businesswoman and former educator, Congressman Diane Black brings a unique and dynamic perspective to her work in Congress. Diane’s faith in America’s promise was shaped from an early age. The middle daughter of working-class, Great Depression era parents, Diane saw firsthand their efforts to create a better life for their children through their pursuit of the American Dream.

First elected to Congress in 2010, Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District, which includes 19 counties in middle Tennessee. Black is driven by her Christian faith and an unwavering commitment to restore fiscal sanity in Washington, enact market-based health care reform, and return America to its founding principles of limited government and a strong free enterprise system.

Black serves on the House Ways and Means Committee and has quickly established herself as a leader in the efforts to fundamentally reform the U.S. tax code for the first time in over 25 years. Black is fighting for a flatter, fairer and simpler tax code to help create the conditions for economic growth, job creation, and higher wages for American workers. In the 113th Congress, Black was selected to chair the Ways and Means Education and Family Benefits Tax Reform Working Group.

Through her over 40 years of experience working in the health care field, Black learned first-hand about the importance of high-quality care and the obstacles faced by patients, health care providers and employers. Black’s real world experiences as a nurse have uniquely positioned her as a credible and effective leader on health care policy in Congress. She is focused on dismantling the president’s health care law and advancing true market-based, patient-centered reforms that will bring down the rising cost of care by increasing private sector competition and consumer choice. In the 112th Congress, Black was the first member of Congress to have legislation signed into law that repeals a health care provision in Obamacare, which saved taxpayers $13 billion dollars.

Black is also a member of the House Budget Committee, and a co-author of the 2014 Path to Prosperity budget, which balances the federal budget within ten years, reduces federal spending by $4.6 trillion, saves Medicare for future generations and promotes private sector economic growth. Black is a firm believer that getting America’s fiscal house in order also requires serious reforms of the broken Congressional Budget process. That is why she introduced the Legally Binding Budget Act, H.R. 1868, and has been a leading advocate for initiatives such as the Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution and the No Budget, No Pay Act, H.R. 325, which withholds pay from Congress if an annual budget is not passed by the legal deadline.

Building off her work in the Tennessee legislature as a pro-life leader, Black has continued to fight for the rights of the unborn. Her first piece of legislation in the 113th Congress, H.R. 217, would block any Title X federal funding from going to organizations that perform abortions, such as Planned Parenthood. Black is also the sponsor of the Health Care Conscience Rights Act, H.R. 940, legislation that would protect the religious freedom of health care providers who refuse to perform abortions and offers full exemption from the Health and Human Services (HHS) employee healthcare mandate that requires coverage for abortion inducing drugs.

Black and her husband of over 30 years, Dr. David Black have three grown children and six grandchildren.  They live in Gallatin and attend Community Church in Hendersonville.


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