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March 24, 2017

Chairman Black Floor Statement: The American Health Care Act

I rise today to speak in favor of the American Health Care Act – a bill that repeals many of the worst aspects of Obamacare and begins to repair the damage caused by the law by bringing choice, competition and patient-centered solutions back into our health care system. Standing here in the House debating this bill is a proud moment for me. I was w... See More

March 22, 2017

Chairman Black Rules Committee Opening Statement: Markup of the American Health Care Act

Remarks as prepared for delivery: Good morning. Thank you Chairman Sessions and members of the committee for the opportunity to speak here today. I come before you to discuss H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017. The American Health Care Act is a first step in our efforts toward patient-centered health care reform. This bill seeks to giv... See More

March 16, 2017

Chairman Diane Black Opening Statement: Markup of the American Health Care Act

Remarks as prepared for delivery: Good morning and welcome to this markup at the House Budget Committee. We are here today to act on the American Health Care Act. This bill seeks to address one of the most fundamental policy challenges that we face: how to reduce the cost of health care and give all Americans access to quality care. This is somethi... See More

March 16, 2017

Statement from House Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black on President Trump’s Budget Submission

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, House Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black released the following statement following President Trump’s budget submission: “I appreciate the White House’s submission on how we can be better stewards of taxpayer dollars and strengthen our national security. We are all committed to investing in our men and women in uniform ... See More

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