Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Jan 9, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after he participated in a bipartisan, bicameral meeting with President Trump at the White House to discuss immigration.
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Jan 8, 2018 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 Salvadoran nationals living in the United States after an 18 month phase out period.
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Jan 5, 2018 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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Dec 21, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the passage of H.R. 1370, Further Continuing Resolution.
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Dec 21, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, today spoke in support of H.R. 4667, Supplemental Disaster Assistance in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and the 2017 wildfires, ahead of its passage.
Dec 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the House Appropriations and Budget Committees, issued the following statement after the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Conference Report.
Dec 18, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement in response to the Amtrak rail incident outside of DuPont, Washington. The Federal Railroad Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board fall under Diaz-Balart’s committee jurisdiction.
Dec 18, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after additional supplemental disaster relief was introduced.
Dec 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a federal grant of $12.3 million dollars for the state of Florida.
Dec 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the approval of the second phase of Florida’s Brightline rail system.
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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