Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Oct 17, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, welcomed U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao to South Florida.
Oct 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Trump administration made a policy announcement on Iran.
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Oct 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the passage of additional supplemental appropriations for disaster relief.
Oct 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after Dr. Yleem Poblete, former chief of staff of the House Foreign Affairs Committee under Chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, was nominated to be the Assistant Secretary of State, Verification and Compliance by President Trump.

 

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Oct 5, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement after the House passed the fiscal year 18 budget resolution.
Oct 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the State Department announced they would expel 15 Cuban regime officials from the embassy in Washington, D.C.
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Sep 29, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement in response to the State Department announcement.
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Sep 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy today announced that Collier County would be designated as part of South Florida's High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).
Sep 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the passage H.R. 3823, Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017.
Sep 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that Hendry County has been added to the list of counties in Florida eligible for Individual Assistance (IA) as part of the Major Disaster Declaration issued by President Trump on Sunday.
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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