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MIAMI, FL –– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement after Miami-Dade County was awarded a $99.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to be used for the South Corridor Rapid Transit Project included in the SMART Plan. Diaz-Balart serves as the Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, and has diligently fought for federal dollars for Southern Florida throughout his nine terms in Congress.
Op-Ed: Mario Diaz-Balart
February 14, 2020
El Nuevo Herald
Columna: Mario Diaz-Balart
14 de febrero de 2020
Los puertos marítimos son esenciales para el crecimiento económico de nuestra nación, respaldando 31 millones de empleos y generando casi $5.4 billones en actividad económica.
WASHINGTON – On Monday, March 25, Florida Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) and Frederica Wilson (FL-24) hosted a meeting with victims of the defective Chinese Drywall and their attorneys to discuss their decade-long battle with these negligent Chinese companies. This event was held as a bipartisan effort following a letter recently signed by various members of the Florida delegation, including Senator Rubio, which urges the Administration to take the necessary measures against these Chinese companies.
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.
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.
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