Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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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.

Sep 20, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, a member of the House Specialty Crops Caucus, issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Florida was a recipient of $4.35 million through its Specialty Crop Block Grant program.
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Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, senior member of the House Committee on Appropriations and Founder and Co-Chair of the House Everglades Caucus, issued the following statement after the passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 and the fiscal year 2019 Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act.
Sep 12, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) announced it had awarded funding to the City of Miami Springs through its Public Assistance program.
Sep 12, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement regarding recent terror attacks against American interests in Iraq. Terror groups funded by the Iranian regime reportedly are responsible for these attacks.
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Sep 7, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement regarding the August 2018 jobs report. The U.S. Department of Labor reported the unemployment rate in August was 3.9 percent and the economy added 201,000 jobs.
Sep 7, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart today issued the following statement regarding the $13.14 million awarded to 40 community health centers in Florida that were impacted by the 2017 hurricane season.
Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD), was today named a conferee to the next set of government funding bills by Speaker Paul Ryan.
Aug 30, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, released the following statement after the Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) voted to move forward on bus-rapid transit.
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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