Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Jan 28, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.–– Today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) was appointed to serve on the Defense, and State and Foreign Operations Subcommittees on Appropriations, in addition to serving as Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Subcommittee.

“I am beyond grateful to my colleagues for selecting me to serve on three Subcommittees on Appropriations. I am especially thankful to Ranking Member Kay Granger for her invaluable leadership and support.

Jan 13, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) was re-elected by the House Republican Steering Committee to continue his service as the leading Republican on the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriation Subcommittee. 

Apr 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, which would provide additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program while also allocating additional resources to help hospitals and increase testing capabilities.

Dec 17, 2019
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the passage of FY2020 funding bills, H.R. 1158 and H.R. 1865.
Jun 25, 2019
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after Democratic Leadership passed H.R. 3401, “Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019.”
May 9, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25 issued the following statement after the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated $448 million to the state of Florida as a part of the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG-DR).

Feb 14, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after the Committee approved the fiscal year 2019 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill as part of the larger funding package this evening.
Feb 14, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the passage of the remainder of the FY2019 funding bills.
Jan 30, 2019
El congresista Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración luego de que se informó que el liderazgo demócrata no aceptaría un acuerdo del financiamiento gubernamental que incluyera una solución para los DREAMers.
Jan 30, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after it was reported that Democratic leadership would not accept a funding deal that included a solution for DREAMers.
Jan 23, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after Democratic leadership once again voted on legislation that will not reopen the government, fund federal programs that millions of Americans depend on, pay federal employees, or protect our national security.
Jan 22, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after he testified before the House Rules Committee on his amendment that includes $5.7 billion in border security, the most recent version of the DREAM bill presented by House Democrats, a permanent solution for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) beneficiaries with status nearing expiration, and $12.7 billion in supplemental disaster relief.
Jan 16, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after Democratic leadership used supplemental disaster funding as yet another political stunt.
Jan 15, 2019
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) was today elected by House Republican Steering Committee to continue his service as the leading Republican on the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee. Diaz-Balart served as the Subcommittee’s Chairman since 2015.
Jan 11, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart, senior member of the House Committee on Appropriations, issued the following statement after House Democratic leadership yet again considered legislation that will not reopen the government and fails the American people.
Jan 10, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart, senior member of the House Committee on Appropriations, issued the following statement after the House passage of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill.
Jan 8, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after he testified before the House Rules Committee on his four amendments that include $5.7 billion in border security, the most recent version of the DREAM bill presented by House Democrats, and a permanent solution for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) beneficiaries with status nearing expiration.
Dec 8, 2018

Getting ready to bow out as chairman of the U.S. House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., was able to help bring almost $10 million of U.S. Department of Transportation funds to Miami Dade County this week. 

Oct 23, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Founder and Co-Chair of the House Everglades Caucus, issued the following statement after President Trump signed America’s Water and Infrastructure Act of 2018.