Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after he and Senator Nelson met with Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke.
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Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, senior member of the Appropriations and Budget Committees, issued the following statement after the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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Nov 9, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Treasury Department announced additional targeted sanctions against members of the Maduro regime in Venezuela.
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Nov 8, 2017 Press Release
El congresista Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración después de que la administración Trump anunciara nuevas regulaciones sobre Cuba.
Nov 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced new Cuba regulations.
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Nov 7, 2017 Press Release
El congresista Díaz-Balart hizo la siguiente declaración sobre la decisión del Departamento de Seguridad Doméstica de Estados Unidos de eliminar el Estatus de Protección Temporal "TPS" para ciudadanos nicaragüenses que viven en Estados Unidos.
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Nov 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Department of Homeland Security announced they would be ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaraguan nationals living in the United States after a 12 month phase out period.
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Nov 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after Congressman Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02) announced he would not seek re-election.   

Nov 6, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) honored two local veterans for their service in the United States Armed Forces.
Nov 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, today hosted a roundtable on the Federal Highway Administration’s Emergency Relief 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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