Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Oct 12, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart joined Congressmen Curbelo and Lawson Jr. as an original cosponsor of the bipartisan Trade Agriculture Improvement Act.
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Oct 9, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley announced she would step down from her role at the end of the year.
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Oct 5, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement regarding the September 2018 jobs report. The U.S. Department of Labor reported the unemployment rate in September was 3.7 percent and the economy added 134,000 jobs.
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Sep 28, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the House approved the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act, the Family Savings Act, and the American Innovation Act, which are collectively known as Tax Cuts 2.0.
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Sep 28, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the House approved comprehensive legislation that continues to address the opioids crisis. The House has passed over 50 opioid-related bills in the 115th Congress.
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Sep 27, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, issued the following statement after the passage of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization, which included language that would prevent Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) from deobligating funds it awarded to the City of Hialeah over a decade ago.
Sep 26, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the passage of his bill, H.R. 6846.
Sep 26, 2018 Press Release
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 25, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced sanctions targeted at members of Venezuelan Dictator Nicolas Maduro’s inner circle, including his wife Cilia Adela Flores, Delcy Rodriguez, and a network supporting Rafael Sarria, a front man for Diosdado Cabello.
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Sep 21, 2018 Press Release

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.

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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