Jan 14, 2020 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after Secretary Ben Carson announced nearly $2.2 billion in grants to support local homeless assistance programs across the nation, including nearly $90 million for Florida.
El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración después del anuncio de la Administración de suspender todos los vuelos chárter públicos a todas las ciudades en Cuba, con la excepción de La Habana.
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Administration’s announcement to suspend all public charter flights to all Cuban cities, with the exception of Havana.
Today, Rep. Diaz-Balart voted against H.Con.Res.83 which would impede the President’s ability to protect Americans from the grave threat posed by Iran.
Los Representantes Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Albio Sires (D-NJ-13), Michael McCaul (R-TX-10), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL-23), Francis Rooney (R-FL-19) y Chris Smith (R-NJ-4) presentaron una resolución bipartidista que exige la liberación inmediata del líder de la Unión Patriótica de Cuba (UNPACU), José Daniel Ferrer, y todos los otros presos políticos en Cuba. Ferrer fue encarcelado durante la famosa "Primavera Negra" de 2003, y con valentía ha seguido abogando por los derechos humanos y la libertad del pueblo cubano.
Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Albio Sires (D-NJ-13), Michael McCaul (R-TX-10), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL-23), Francis Rooney (R-FL-19), and Chris Smith (R-NJ-4) introduced a bipartisan resolution demanding the immediate release of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) leader Jose Daniel Ferrer, and all other political prisoners in Cuba. Ferrer was imprisoned during the notorious “Black Spring” of 2003 and courageously has continued to advocate for human rights and freedom for the Cuban people.
Dec 18, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart released the following statement regarding the passage of H. Res. 755 - Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors.
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25) and U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL) raised concerns with Aviation Director and CEO of Miami International Airport Lester Sola regarding offers from firms, like CIMC-Tiiana, a Chinese state-backed enterprise, that may seek to undermine American aviation security and industrial competitiveness.
Dec 17, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the passage of FY2020 funding bills, H.R. 1158 and H.R. 1865.
Dec 11, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, a bipartisan bill spearheaded by Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19), Dan Newhouse (R-WA-04) and bipartisan members, passed the U.S. House of Representatives.