Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Jul 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee approved the State and Foreign Operations bill for fiscal year 2018.
Jul 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressmen Diaz-Balart and Rooney released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee approved the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies bill for fiscal year 2018.
Jul 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee approved the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill for fiscal year 2018.
Jul 18, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee approved the Homeland Security bill for FY18.
Jul 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations, offered the following opening remarks during the full committee mark-up of the FY18 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill.

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018.
Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
El congresista Díaz-Balart hizo la siguiente declaración para recordar a las víctimas del ataque al remolcador “13 de marzo” en su vigésimo tercer aniversario.
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Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement honoring the victims of the “13 de marzo” tugboat massacre on its 23rd anniversary.
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Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee approved the Commerce, Justice, and Science bill for FY18.
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Jul 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee approved the Energy and Water bill for FY18. Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, worked with his colleagues to ensure funding for projects important to Florida were included in the final legislation.
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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