Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Jun 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart today announced that Miami-Dade County would receive $4.092 million in Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Jun 16, 2017 Press Release
Today, Trump announced a new policy toward the Castro dictatorship. Congressman Diaz-Balart delivered the following statement.
Jun 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
Today, Representatives Hastings and Diaz-Balart, Co-Chairmen of the Congressional Everglades Caucus, introduced the bi-partisan Everglades for the Next Generation Act. Senator Nelson introduced the Senate companion. The legislation authorizes Everglades restoration projects that have completed the planning process and are shovel-ready, ensuring that necessary progress in the region continues.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Department of Transportation announced Positive Train Control grant awards for FY17. Diaz-Balart is Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
After the Trump administration announced Monday it would extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti, Congressman Diaz-Balart spoke at length to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement regarding the call.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the House Appropriations and Budget Committees, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s FY 18 budget request.
May 22, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced it would extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti.
May 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement ahead of Cuban Independence Day.
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May 18, 2017 Press Release
El congresista Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración después de que el Departamento del Tesoro emitiera sanciones contra miembros del Tribunal Supremo de Justicia del régimen de Maduro en Venezuela.
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May 17, 2017 In The News
Miami-Dade turns to Congress for rescue on $6 million homeless squeeze

By Doug Hanks, Miami Herald

5/17/17

A Miami congressman said Tuesday he would use his influence on the nation’s housing funds to make up for nearly $6 million in lost federal aid for Miami-Dade’s homeless program.

May 3, 2017 In The News
For Miami-Dade homeless centers, a grasp for new money as budget lifeline expires

By Doug Hanks, Miami Herald

5/3/17

When the New Hope Corps homeless rehab center lost more than $400,000 in federal funds last spring, Miami-Dade County dipped into its emergency reserves to keep the program running.

Jan 13, 2014 In The News
Florida GOP's Diaz-Balart, Illinois Democrat form alliance to reform immigration

By: Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Saturday, January 11, 2014

WASHINGTON - In politically divided Washington, D.C., there are at least two points many can agree on.

Comprehensive immigration reform can only happen with bipartisan support. And the future of a House proposal may, in part, hinge on the relationship between a South Florida Republican and a Democrat from Illinois.

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Jan 9, 2014 In The News
Editorial: Maybe Diaz-Balart can nudge Congress
Posted January 9, 2014 at 4 a.m. [Naples Daily News]
 
Immigration reform
 
'Hopeful' Diaz-Balart' has issues to reconcile Diaz-Balart's optimism might nudge Congress
 
U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart says this could be the year for immigration reform.
 
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Jan 7, 2014 In The News
GOP rep: 'Doing nothing' on immigration is the real 'amnesty'

By: Christopher Snyder, Published January 07, 2014, FoxNews.com

Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart appealed to his colleagues to press forward on an immigration overhaul, saying Monday that "doing nothing is not an alternative" -- and tantamount to "amnesty."

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