Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Diaz-Balart Introduces Tax Breaks for Commuters: Hosts Local Press Conference to Discuss Energy Crisis

Aug 26, 2008
Press Release

COLLIER— Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart will hold a press conference in Collier County tomorrow, Wednesday, August 27th at 11:30 a.m. to highlight his CARS Act, a bill that will give Collier County commuters a tax deduction on gas expenses.  The press conference will be held at the southeast corner of the intersection of I-75 and County Road 951, in the parking lot of the Comfort Inn & Suites. 

Diaz-Balart introduced the CARS Act, or the Commuter Aid and Relief for Suburbs Act, in Washington, DC in April.  It would provide economic tax relief to commuters pinched by high gas prices and long commutes.  State Representative Matt Hudson and Collier County Commissioner Jim Coletta will also join Diaz-Balart to discuss the high cost of gas and the current energy crisis in the U.S. 

WHAT: Press conference to highlight gas prices and the CARS Act

WHO: Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, Representative Matt Hudson and County Commissioner Jim Coletta

WHEN: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Parking Lot of the Comfort Inn & Suites, 3860 Tollgate Boulevard, Naples, FL 34114-Southeast corner of the intersection of I-75 and County Road 951 (Collier Boulevard)