Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Nov 14, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the Department of State announced approximately thirty new entities and subentities added to its “Cuba Restricted List.”
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Nov 5, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the President announced sanctions on the Iranian regime would be reimposed.
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Nov 2, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement regarding the October 2018 jobs report.
Nov 1, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart today welcomed National Security Advisor Ambassador John Bolton to Miami’s Freedom Tower, where Bolton delivered a speech on the administration’s work to advance freedom and democracy in the Western Hemisphere.
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Oct 29, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the National Retail Federation named him a 2018 “Hero of Main Street” for his support of small business.
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Oct 26, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) report for the third quarter of 2018.
Oct 24, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after President Trump signed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, bipartisan and comprehensive legislation that addresses the opioid crisis.
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Oct 23, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Founder and Co-Chair of the House Everglades Caucus, issued the following statement after President Trump signed America’s Water and Infrastructure Act of 2018.
Oct 19, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart received the “Friend of Farm Bureau” award from the Florida Farm Bureau and the American Farm Bureau Federation for his work to support America’s farmers and ranchers. Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, secured federal funding to help Florida’s agriculture industry recover after the 2017 hurricane season, which devastated farms, groves, and ranches across the state.
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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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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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