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May 24, 2017

Chairman Black Opening Statement: Hearing with OMB Director Mick Mulvaney

Remarks as prepared for delivery: Good morning, and thank you everyone for being here. I want to especially thank Mr. Mulvaney, the Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, for being here today to discuss the President’s budget and spending priorities. We look forward to hearing his remarks. While Article I of the constitution g... See More

May 23, 2017

Chairman Black Statement on Administration's Budget Request

Washington, D.C. – House Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black issued the following statement on the administration’s fiscal year 2018 budget request: “I applaud President Trump for submitting a balanced budget as well as his commitment towards a stronger military and greater accountability of taxpayer dollars. I look forward to further reviewing t... See More

May 15, 2017

ICYMI: “A Good Start on Health Care, But We’re Not Done”

After House passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black, the official sponsor of the legislation, wrote today in RealClearPolitics that “Congress has taken the first step to keep our promise of repealing and replacing Obamacare. But we can’t stop now. We’re not done working to save our constituents from thi... See More

May 4, 2017

Chairman Diane Black Floor Remarks for Debate on the American Health Care Act

Remarks as prepared for delivery: Mr. Speaker – I rise today to speak in favor of the American Health Care Act – a bill that repeals the worst parts of Obamacare and begins to repair the damage it caused. This bill brings choice and competition back into the health care marketplace and puts health care decisions back in the hands of patients and do... See More

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