Today, an amendment introduced by Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL) and Congressman Diaz-Balart calling for the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, in consultation with the Secretary of Treasury, to conduct a study of the effect of the presence of contaminated Chinese drywall on residential mortgage loan foreclosures, was added to the Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act.
May 8, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL) and Congressman Diaz-Balart sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Acting Director Dr. Richard Besser urging the agencies to act as quickly as possible in testing and determining the health and safety risks posed by Chinese drywall.
Congressman Diaz-Balart will host the annual Congressional Art Competition “An Artistic Discovery” tomorrow, Friday, May 8 at 4:00 p.m. in his Miami District Office.
May 1, 2009 Press Release
This week Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart introduced H. Res. 387, a resolution supporting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Hurricane Preparedness Week, taking place May 24-30.
Apr 30, 2009 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Diaz-Balart will co-chair a Congressional field hearing in Miami this Friday, May 1st at 10:00 a.m. at the James L. King Federal Justice Building in Downtown Miami.
Apr 22, 2009 Press Release
Today Congressman Diaz-Balart made the following statement regarding Earth Day, encouraging Floridians to take part in environment protection, preservation and restoration efforts.
Apr 14, 2009 Press Release
On Monday, Congressman Diaz-Balart visited Florida International University and met with University Park Student Government Association President Arthur “AJ” Meyer, Vice President Paige LaPointe and a group of student leaders to discuss issues important to the FIU student body and the South Florida community.
Apr 14, 2009 Press Release
Today Congressman Diaz-Balart, the Ranking Republican of the Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management, announced that he is hosting a Transportation Roundtable tomorrow, April 15th in Naples, to discuss the upcoming Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill.
Apr 13, 2009 Press Release
U.S. Congressmen Lincoln Diaz-Balart and Mario Diaz-Balart issued the following joint statement today describing as a “serious mistake” President Obama’s decision to unilaterally increase travel and remittance dollars for the Cuban dictatorship.
A program to help save lives and limit potential damages in communities before natural disasters strike would be reauthorized under a bill approved by a Congressional panel today. The bill is cosponsored by U.S. Rep. Diaz-Balart, the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee Ranking Member.