Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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

Aug 15, 2008
Press Release

COLLIER— Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart will hold a press conference in Collier County next Wednesday, August 20th 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 Congress in April.  It would provide economic tax relief to commuters pinched by high gas prices and long commutes.  State Representative Matt Hudson 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 and Representative Matt Hudson

WHEN: Wednesday, August 20, 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)