Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Press Releases

Jan 10, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. Diaz-Balart voted against H.Con.Res.83 which would impede the President’s ability to protect Americans from the grave threat posed by Iran.
Dec 20, 2019 Press Release
Los Representantes Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Albio Sires (D-NJ-13), Michael McCaul (R-TX-10), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL-23), Francis Rooney (R-FL-19) y Chris Smith (R-NJ-4) presentaron una resolución bipartidista que exige la liberación inmediata del líder de la Unión Patriótica de Cuba (UNPACU), José Daniel Ferrer, y todos los otros presos políticos en Cuba. Ferrer fue encarcelado durante la famosa "Primavera Negra" de 2003, y con valentía ha seguido abogando por los derechos humanos y la libertad del pueblo cubano.
Dec 20, 2019 Press Release
Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Albio Sires (D-NJ-13), Michael McCaul (R-TX-10), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL-23), Francis Rooney (R-FL-19), and Chris Smith (R-NJ-4) introduced a bipartisan resolution demanding the immediate release of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) leader Jose Daniel Ferrer, and all other political prisoners in Cuba. Ferrer was imprisoned during the notorious “Black Spring” of 2003 and courageously has continued to advocate for human rights and freedom for the Cuban people.
Dec 18, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart released the following statement regarding the passage of H. Res. 755 - Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors.
Dec 18, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25) and U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL) raised concerns with Aviation Director and CEO of Miami International Airport Lester Sola regarding offers from firms, like CIMC-Tiiana, a Chinese state-backed enterprise, that may seek to undermine American aviation security and industrial competitiveness.
Dec 17, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the passage of FY2020 funding bills, H.R. 1158 and H.R. 1865.
Dec 11, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, a bipartisan bill spearheaded by Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19), Dan Newhouse (R-WA-04) and bipartisan members, passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
Dec 6, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement regarding today’s passage H.R. 4, the “Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019.”
Nov 21, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Ted Deutch (D-FL-22), John Rutherford (R-FL-4), and Stephanie Murphy (D-FL-7) introduced the Luke and Alex School Safety Act, the House companion to a Senate Bill introduced by Ron Johnson (R-WI), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Rick Scott (R-FL). This legislation would create a federal clearinghouse that categorizes, assesses, and shares best practices for school safety measures and identifies the resources necessary to implement them.
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Nov 21, 2019 Press Release
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act, a bipartisan bill spearheaded by Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19), Dan Newhouse (R-WA-04), Mike Simpson (R-ID-02), Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20), Doug LaMalfa (R-CA-01) passed the House Judiciary Committee with a 18-12 vote, and is ripe for consideration by the full House.
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