Aug 7, 2008 Press Release
Today Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi is in sunny South Florida promoting her new book, while Americans continue to struggle at the pump.Congressman Diaz-Balart made the following statement.
Aug 6, 2008 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart will join the Office Depot Foundation tomorrow August 6th at 2:00 p.m. for the Backpack Donation Day.
Jul 24, 2008 Press Release
This week the House of Representatives passed H.Res.645, a resolution sponsored by Congressman Diaz-Balart, honoring the United States Capitol Police force.
Jul 23, 2008 Press Release
Today Congressman Diaz-Balart once again met with Colombian Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos and Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Carolina Barco to discuss the Free Trade Agreement, Plan Colombia and the recent rescue of 15 hostages held by the terrorist group FARC.
Jul 18, 2008 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart will speak at the Naples Greater Chamber of Commerce Wine and Cheese Series this Monday, July 21st at 5:30 p.m.
Congressman Diaz-Balart will join the Conservancy of Southwest Florida at their annual breakfast to speak on the current energy crisis and what is being done in Congress to address the issue.
Jul 3, 2008 Press Release
Today Congressman Diaz-Balart, who introduced a resolution last year condemning the FARC for the kidnappings of Americans, and Fabio Andrade, Colombian-American activist and leader in the South Florida community, expressed their solidarity with the hostages and praised the Colombian government and President Alvaro Uribe for a heroic rescue mission.
In light of the recent events that have taken place in Colombia, Congressman Diaz-Balart will host a press conference on Monday, July 7th, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. to discuss Plan Colombia, the Free Trade Agreement with Colombia, and to praise President Alvaro Uribe and the Colombian government for their serious and responsible work.
Jul 2, 2008 Press Release
The U.S. Department of Education announced this week that the State of Florida has been selected as one of six states to participate in their differentiated accountability pilot program. Congressman Diaz-Balart took part in a state-wide, bipartisan effort to urge the Department to select Florida.
Jun 27, 2008 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart will join Pastor Jimmie L. Williams, III at the Greater New Mount Zion Church in Homestead on Tuesday, July 1st at 7:00 p.m. to discuss issues important to our community.