Aug 30, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, released the following statement after the Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) voted to move forward on bus-rapid transit.
Aug 24, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Transportation issued two grants to Miami International Airport (MIA). MIA was awarded a $308,000 grant for equipment acquisition, as well as an $11 million grant to rehabilitate and expand the airport's apron.
Aug 23, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, today announced that LaBelle Municipal Airport was awarded a $769,000 U.S. Department of Transportation grant.
Aug 15, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Hendry County School District was awarded an $196,000 Rural Business Development Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Today, Congressman Diaz-Balart participated in an on-site briefing and tour of the Herbert Hoover Dike led by the U.S. Army Corps with Congressman Rooney, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Director Proctor, and Clewiston Mali Gardner.
Aug 6, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration restoring sanctions on Iran that were lifted by the previous administration in 2015.
Today, Congressman Diaz-Balart and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson were joined by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness Executive Director Matthew Doherty, HUD Region IV Administrator Denise Cleveland-Leggett, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Miami-Dade County Commissioners Esteban Bovo, Jose “Pepe” Diaz, and Rebeca Sosa, Homeless Trust Chairman Ron Book, and Miami VA Healthcare System Director Paul Russo to announce that Miami-Dade County has effectively ended veteran homelessness.
Jul 29, 2018 Press Release
El congresista Díaz-Balart se unió a los representantes Ros-Lehtinen, Sires, Wasserman Schultz, Curbelo, Torres, y Schiff para enviar una carta bipartidista al presidente Trump solicitando que la administración reconsidere su decisión de dar por terminado el Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) para ciudadanos nicaragüenses que residen en los Estados Unidos
Jul 29, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart joined Representatives Ros-Lehtinen, Sires, Wasserman Schultz, Curbelo, Torres, and Schiff in a bipartisan letter to President Trump asking the administration to reconsider its decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaraguan nationals residing in the United States.
Jul 27, 2018 Press Release
Earlier this week, the House Committee on Appropriations approved the fiscal year 2019 Department of Homeland Security bill. It included an amendment that would “prohibit funding for the removal of noncitizens who are DACA recipients.” Although the amendment was adopted by voice vote, the Committee’s 22 Democrats voted against the final bill. Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement.