Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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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.
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.
Sep 26, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after the House approved H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations and Continuing Appropriations Act.
Sep 21, 2018

MIAMI ­­– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, announced Miami-Dade County would receive an $11 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration’s Bus and Bus Facilities grant program. Diaz-Balart’s subcommittee funds this grant program and brought $400 million worth of new funding in his fiscal year 2018 bill.  

Sep 13, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart, senior member of the House Committee on Appropriations and Founder and Co-Chair of the House Everglades Caucus, issued the following statement after the passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 and the fiscal year 2019 Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act.
Sep 6, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD), was today named a conferee to the next set of government funding bills by Speaker Paul Ryan.
Aug 30, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, released the following statement after the Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) voted to move forward on bus-rapid transit.
Aug 24, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Transportation issued two grants to Miami International Airport (MIA). MIA was awarded a $308,000 grant for equipment acquisition, as well as an $11 million grant to rehabilitate and expand the airport's apron.
Aug 23, 2018
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, today announced that LaBelle Municipal Airport was awarded a $769,000 U.S. Department of Transportation grant.
Aug 15, 2018
Today, Congressman Diaz-Balart participated in an on-site briefing and tour of the Herbert Hoover Dike led by the U.S. Army Corps with Congressman Rooney, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Director Proctor, and Clewiston Mali Gardner.
Aug 2, 2018
Today, Congressman Diaz-Balart and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson were joined by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness Executive Director Matthew Doherty, HUD Region IV Administrator Denise Cleveland-Leggett, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Miami-Dade County Commissioners Esteban Bovo, Jose “Pepe” Diaz, and Rebeca Sosa, Homeless Trust Chairman Ron Book, and Miami VA Healthcare System Director Paul Russo to announce that Miami-Dade County has effectively ended veteran homelessness.
Jul 27, 2018
Earlier this week, the House Committee on Appropriations approved the fiscal year 2019 Department of Homeland Security bill. It included an amendment that would “prohibit funding for the removal of noncitizens who are DACA recipients.” Although the amendment was adopted by voice vote, the Committee’s 22 Democrats voted against the final bill. Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement.
Jul 26, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, released the following statement announcing a $715,000 Small Shipyard Grant under the Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) to Miami-based shipyard Glasstech Corp.
Jul 25, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after the Committee approved the fiscal year 2019 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations bill.
Jul 12, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the House Committee on Appropriations, issued the following statement after the Committee approved the fiscal year 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations bill.
Jul 5, 2018

MIAMI ­­– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Everglades Caucus and a senior member of the House Committee on Appropriations, today announced that the Office of Management and Budget would be issuing $514 million to the Herbert Hoover Dike for expedited rehabilitation. These funds are part of the $141 billion supplemental funding package that Diaz-Balart helped to secure with his Appropriations colleagues after the 2017 hurricane season and wildfires.