Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Sep 21, 2018 Press Release

MIAMI ­­– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, announced Miami-Dade County would receive an $11 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration’s Bus and Bus Facilities grant program.

Sep 20, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, a member of the House Specialty Crops Caucus, issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Florida was a recipient of $4.35 million through its Specialty Crop Block Grant program.
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Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, senior member of the House Committee on Appropriations and Founder and Co-Chair of the House Everglades Caucus, issued the following statement after the passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 and the fiscal year 2019 Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act.
Sep 12, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) announced it had awarded funding to the City of Miami Springs through its Public Assistance program.
Sep 12, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement regarding recent terror attacks against American interests in Iraq. Terror groups funded by the Iranian regime reportedly are responsible for these attacks.
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Sep 7, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement regarding the August 2018 jobs report. The U.S. Department of Labor reported the unemployment rate in August was 3.9 percent and the economy added 201,000 jobs.
Sep 7, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart today issued the following statement regarding the $13.14 million awarded to 40 community health centers in Florida that were impacted by the 2017 hurricane season.
Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD), was today named a conferee to the next set of government funding bills by Speaker Paul Ryan.
Aug 30, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, released the following statement after the Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) voted to move forward on bus-rapid transit.
Aug 24, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Transportation issued two grants to Miami International Airport (MIA). MIA was awarded a $308,000 grant for equipment acquisition, as well as an $11 million grant to rehabilitate and expand the airport's apron.