Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Trade

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Jul 7, 2011
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement regarding a non-markup held by the Committee of Ways and Means on the three trade agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea.
Apr 7, 2011
Representatives Diaz-Balart, Meeks, Schock, and Cuellar released the following statement regarding the administration’s decision to act upon the Colombia Free Trade Agreement.
Apr 6, 2011
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement regarding the administration’s decision to act upon the Colombia Free Trade Agreement.
Mar 18, 2011
Congressman Diaz-Balart joins Chairwoman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-TX) and six other Members of Congress on a delegation trip to Colombia, Panama, Guatemala, and Mexico to examine the impact of U.S. security assistance in Central and South America.
Mar 4, 2011
Congressman Diaz-Balart comments on Governor Rick Scott’s decision to fully fund the Port of Miami Deep Dredge project without financial assistance from the federal government and promote the free trade agreement with Colombia.
Apr 23, 2010
Congressman Diaz-Balart and Congressman Nye, co-chairs of the Congressional Contaminated Drywall Caucus, hosted a meeting Thursday with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other Members of Congress to discuss the adverse affects of Contaminated Chinese Drywall, latest studies, ongoing investigations and next steps.
Apr 23, 2010
This week Congressman Diaz-Balart hosted a meeting with Colombian Trade Minister Luis Guillermo Plata, Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Carolina Barco, and a bi-partisan group of Members of the U.S. House to discuss the importance of passing a Free Trade Agreement with Colombia.
Apr 6, 2010
Congressman Diaz-Balart arrived in Colombia this afternoon as part of an official Congressional Delegation Visit to take part in the World Economic Forum in Cartagena, Colombia.
Feb 16, 2010
Congressman Diaz-Balart will host a press conference in Miami this week to renew the push for passage of Free Trade Agreements with allies in Latin American like Colombia and Panama.
Feb 12, 2010
Congressman Diaz-Balart will host a press conference in Miami this week to renew the push for passage of Free Trade Agreements with allies in Latin American like Colombia and Panama.
Jan 28, 2010
Today CHC Chair Congressman Diaz-Balart urged President Obama to get serious about Free Trade with Colombia and Panama, following yet another promise in his State of the Union Address
Jan 12, 2010
Congressman Diaz-Balart will host a press conference in Miami this week to renew the push for passage of Free Trade Agreements with allies in Latin American like Colombia and Panama.
Dec 17, 2009
This week Congressman Diaz-Balart supported the extension of the Andean Free Trade Preferences with Colombia, Peru and Ecuador and pledged his support to continue fighting for Free Trade Agreements with Colombia and Panama.
Oct 12, 2009
Tomorrow, Congressmen Mario Diaz-Balart , Robert Wexler , and Ron Klein and State Senator Ted Deutch will be joined by Secretary for Housing and Urban Development, Shaun Donovan, for a tour of a Boynton Beach home afflicted by contaminated Chinese drywall.
Sep 11, 2009
Congressman Diaz-Balart participated in a Chinese Drywall Informational Workshop yesterday hosted by the City of Doral.
Jul 17, 2009
This week the Congressional Friends of Spain Caucus was re-introduced in the House of Representatives with a kick-off reception honoring Congressman Xavier Becerra and Governor of Puerto Rico Luis Fortuño, who served as inaugural co-chairs of the Caucus last Congress.
Jun 29, 2009
"I support legislation that reduces emissions and that would invest in renewable energy to help lessen our dangerous dependence on foreign sources of energy. Unfortunately, the cap and trade bill before Congress amounts to all pain, imposing a national energy tax on all Americans, with little, if any, gain for the environment or our country."
Jun 16, 2009
Today Congressman Diaz-Balart and Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL) announced that they have introduced the Congressional Contaminated Drywall Caucus in the House of Representatives.
Jun 4, 2009
Today, Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL) and Congressman Diaz-Balart sent a letter to the respective leaders of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations urging that emergency funding be included in the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2009 for Chinese drywall investigations by the Consumer Product Safety Commission and other federal agencies.
May 8, 2009
Today, an amendment introduced by Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL) and Congressman Diaz-Balart calling for the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, in consultation with the Secretary of Treasury, to conduct a study of the effect of the presence of contaminated Chinese drywall on residential mortgage loan foreclosures, was added to the Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act.