Jul 16, 2009 Press Release
Tomorrow the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) will host its 3rd annual Future Leaders Conference in Washington, DC. Members of the Congressional Hispanic Conference including Chairman Mario Diaz-Balart, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart, who serves as Chairman of CHLI, will participate in the event and offer remarks.
Jul 10, 2009 Press Release
This morning Congressman Diaz-Balart, the Ranking Member of the Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee, joined Ranking Member John Mica (R-FL) and other Members of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to outline the failures of the stimulus bill.
Jul 1, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart will host a town hall meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, July 1st, with the Golden Gate Estates Homeowners Association to discuss issues important to the community, including the housing crisis, foreclosures, transportation efforts and federal funding for Collier County.
Jun 29, 2009 Press Release
"I support legislation that reduces emissions and that would invest in renewable energy to help lessen our dangerous dependence on foreign sources of energy. Unfortunately, the cap and trade bill before Congress amounts to all pain, imposing a national energy tax on all Americans, with little, if any, gain for the environment or our country."
Jun 23, 2009 Press Release
U.S. Congressman Diaz-Balart joined a bipartisan Congressional Delegation trip to Haiti today led by Rep. Kendrick B. Meek (D-FL) and with his colleagues Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL), and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL).
Jun 18, 2009 Press Release
This week Miami-Dade County will co-host the South Miami-Dade Career Resources Expo at the Southland Mall in Cutler Bay in conjunction with Congressman Diaz-Balart’s office and other community organizations.
Jun 18, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart today introduced the Highway Trust Fund Reclamation Act (the “RECLAIM” Act) which would rescind unused funds, with the exception of highway funding, from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the so-called “Stimulus Bill” and assign those funds to the soon to be insolvent Highway Trust Fund.
Jun 16, 2009 Press Release
Today Congressman Diaz-Balart and Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL) announced that they have introduced the Congressional Contaminated Drywall Caucus in the House of Representatives.
Today, Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL) and Congressman Diaz-Balart sent a letter to the respective leaders of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations urging that emergency funding be included in the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2009 for Chinese drywall investigations by the Consumer Product Safety Commission and other federal agencies.
Jun 1, 2009 Press Release
Today Congressman Diaz-Balart marked the start of the 2009 Atlantic Hurricane Season by urging our community to prepare.