Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Press Releases

May 27, 2010 Press Release
This week, Congressman Diaz-Balart introduced H. Res. 1388, a resolution supporting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Hurricane Preparedness Week, which began on May 23rd and runs until the 29th.
May 25, 2010 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Diaz-Balart, Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee Ranking Member, today called the more than $800 million in tax dollars wasted on unnecessary courthouse construction an “appalling” example of government waste and mismanagement.
May 25, 2010 Press Release
Congresswoman Brown and Congressman Diaz-Balart filed a lawsuit in Tallahassee seeking to strike a deceptive Ballot Amendment from the November 2010 Ballot.
May 10, 2010 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart will host the annual Congressional Art Competition “An Artistic Discovery” this Friday, May 14 at 4:00 p.m. in his Miami District Office.
May 6, 2010 Press Release
The following is the statement of U.S. Rep. Diaz-Balart, Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee Ranking Member, from today’s hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2011 budgets for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Economic Development Administration (EDA).
Apr 30, 2010 Press Release
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials will host a field hearing in Miami on High-Speed Rail titled “Intermodal High-Speed Rail Connections” this Monday, May 3rd at 2:00 p.m. at Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus.
Apr 30, 2010 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, along with her colleagues, U.S. Reps. Meek, Diaz-Balart, Diaz-Balart, and Mack, issued the following statement today on reports that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will be granted a visa to visit New York next week to speak at a conference at the United Nations reviewing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
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Apr 29, 2010 Press Release
At a Congressional hearing today on the proposed fiscal year 2011 budgets for regional economic development commissions, Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee Ranking Member Diaz-Balart stressed the importance of effectively leveraging commission funding and ensuring that job creation is a priority for distressed areas of the country.
Apr 29, 2010 Press Release
Congressmen Diaz-Balart, Ros-Lehtinen and Diaz-Balart met with Felipe Matos, Gaby Pacheco, Carlos Roa, and Juan Rodriguez, also known as the Dreamers, upon their arrival in Washington, DC.
Apr 23, 2010 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart and Congressman Nye, co-chairs of the Congressional Contaminated Drywall Caucus, hosted a meeting Thursday with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other Members of Congress to discuss the adverse affects of Contaminated Chinese Drywall, latest studies, ongoing investigations and next steps.

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