Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Press Releases

Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart delivered the following opening statement during a House Appropriations hearing on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s FY2019 budget request with Secretary Ben Carson.
Mar 19, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced additional sanctions against the Maduro regime. This latest round of sanctions prohibits any financial transactions involving the regime’s Petro digital currency, and imposes sanctions on four Maduro operatives.
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Mar 15, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, issued the following statement after the collapse of the FIU Pedestrian Bridge.
Mar 14, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted 407-10 to approve H.R. 4909, the STOP School Violence Act. Diaz-Balart is a co-sponsor of this legislation.
Mar 8, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, along with 15 bipartisan members of the Florida delegation, wrote to Agriculture Secretary Perdue to request that any disaster relief payments to producers not be subject to strict payment and income limitations typically used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Mar 6, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, and Senator Rubio, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the following statements today after the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a TIGER grant of over $13 million to transform Immokalee’s infrastructure:
Mar 2, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, along with Senator Rubio, Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen, and Congressman Curbelo, today hosted Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations Nikki Haley at Florida International University for a discussion on the current state of affairs in Latin America and the region’s relationship with the United States. Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the event.
Feb 20, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after President Trump announced he would be directing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to ban bump stocks.
Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after Congress passed the Bipartisan Budget Act.

Feb 2, 2018 Press Release
MIAMI – Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after a House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) majority memo on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) was declassified and released.

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