Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Press Releases

Nov 21, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Ted Deutch (D-FL-22), John Rutherford (R-FL-4), and Stephanie Murphy (D-FL-7) introduced the Luke and Alex School Safety Act, the House companion to a Senate Bill introduced by Ron Johnson (R-WI), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Rick Scott (R-FL). This legislation would create a federal clearinghouse that categorizes, assesses, and shares best practices for school safety measures and identifies the resources necessary to implement them.
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Nov 21, 2019 Press Release
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), Mike Simpson (R-ID-02), Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20), Doug LaMalfa (R-CA-01) passed the House Judiciary Committee with a 18-12 vote, and is ripe for consideration by the full House.
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Nov 18, 2019 Press Release
Today, over 300 agriculture groups sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy in support of H.R. 5038, 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), Mike Simpson (R-ID-02), Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20), Doug LaMalfa (R-CA-01). The bipartisan effort was negotiated over several months with input from agricultural stakeholders and labor organizations and was introduced with the support of 26 Democrats and 23 Republicans.
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Nov 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ayer, el congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió los siguientes comentarios en respuesta a informes alarmantes sobre el bienestar del valiente activista cubano José Daniel Ferrer, que ha estado detenido desde el 1 de octubre de 2019.

“Señora Presidenta de la Cámara,

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Nov 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Yesterday, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following remarks in response to alarming reports regarding the welfare of courageous Cuban activist Jose Daniel Ferrer, who has been detained since October 1, 2019.

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Nov 13, 2019 Press Release
El Congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió la siguiente declaración después del lanzamiento del Caucus (Comité Parlamentario) por la Democracia de Venezuela, cuyo propósito es apoyar la lucha por la libertad del pueblo venezolano, que ha sufrido años de opresión bajo una tiranía brutal e ilegítima. Díaz-Balart, Republicano, y Wasserman Schultz, Demócrata, liderarán el Caucus, que servirá como un esfuerzo bipartidista para abordar la grave crisis humanitaria y política en Venezuela y apoyar la causa de la libertad.
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Nov 13, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement after the launch of the Venezuela Democracy Caucus.
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Nov 8, 2019 Press Release
El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración con respecto a la condenable detención del líder de la UNPACU, José Daniel Ferrer, que permanece injustamente detenido por el régimen cubano desde el primero de octubre de 2019. Informes de su esposa e hijos apuntan a el alarmante deterioro físico de José Daniel Ferrer durante su inaceptable detención.
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Nov 8, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart issued the following statement regarding UNPACU leader, Jose Daniel Ferrer, who was forcefully removed from his home on October 1, 2019, and remains detained by the Cuban regime. Reports from his wife and children mention his deteriorating wellbeing and suspicious marks on his body.
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