Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Press Releases

May 19, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen, and Congressman Curbelo sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch following reports that the Obama Administration might be considering whether to permit convicted FARC commander Ricardo Palmera to leave federal prison in the United States for “negotiations” in Havana between the FARC, a U.S.-designated foreign terrorist organization, and the Santos Administration. Palmera is the most senior member of the FARC to be captured and convicted, and is currently serving a 60-year sentence in a maximum-security prison in Colorado.
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May 1, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, founder and co-chair of the Congressional Everglades Caucus and chair of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations, released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 2028, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016.
Apr 30, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, member of the Budget Conference Committee and chair of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations, released the following statement after the House passage of S. Con. Res. 11, the Bicameral Budget Resolution for FY2016.
Apr 30, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after reports that Cuban human rights activist Yuriet Pedroso González is gravely ill following a hunger strike.
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Apr 14, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, member of the House Committee on the Budget and chair of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations, released the following statement after he was appointed as a conferee to the bicameral budget conference.
Apr 14, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the Obama Administration announced the Cuban regime’s removal from the state sponsors of terrorism list.
Apr 8, 2015 Press Release
El Congresista Díaz-Balart publicó la siguiente declaración después de que varios ciudadanos estadounidenses y activistas pro-democracia cubanos fueron violentamente atacados esta tarde por agentes del régimen de Castro en Panamá.
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Apr 8, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after several American citizens and Cuban pro-democracy activists were violently attacked this afternoon by Castro regime thugs in Panama.
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Apr 2, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after a tentative framework was reached in nuclear talks with Iran.
Mar 25, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, member of the House Committee on the Budget, released the following statement after the passage of H. Con. Res. 27, the FY2016 Budget Resolution.

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