Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee approved the Energy and Water bill for FY18. Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, worked with his colleagues to ensure funding for projects important to Florida were included in the final legislation.
Jul 10, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman Diaz-Balart, Founder and Co-Chairman of the Everglades Caucus, toured the Herbert Hoover Dike to get an update on the Dike’s rehabilitation, which was fully funded at $49.5 million in the FY17 Appropriations Omnibus.
Jun 30, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart today announced that the Lake Okeechobee Rural Health Network (LORHN) would be awarded a Rural Health Network Development Program grant in the sum of $297,408.
Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement calling for the immediate release and medical treatment of Anairis Miranda Leyva, Adairis Miranda Leyva, Fidel Manuel Batista Leyva, and Maydolis Leyva Portelles, who were placed under house arrest by Castro regime thugs.
Jun 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart today announced that Miami-Dade County would receive $4.092 million in Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Today, Trump announced a new policy toward the Castro dictatorship. Congressman Diaz-Balart delivered the following statement.
Jun 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act.
Today, Representatives Hastings and Diaz-Balart, Co-Chairmen of the Congressional Everglades Caucus, introduced the bi-partisan Everglades for the Next Generation Act. Senator Nelson introduced the Senate companion. The legislation authorizes Everglades restoration projects that have completed the planning process and are shovel-ready, ensuring that necessary progress in the region continues.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Department of Transportation announced Positive Train Control grant awards for FY17. Diaz-Balart is Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
After the Trump administration announced Monday it would extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti, Congressman Diaz-Balart spoke at length to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement regarding the call.