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  • Curbelo Responds to Attorney General's Comments on DREAMer Deportations, Calls for RAC Act As Solution
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement responding to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ comments regarding the potential future deportations of DACA recipients: “Mr. Sessions’ comments directly contradict the President’s previous statements promising to treat our DREAMers compassionately. This is a reminder why DACA is not enough and Congress must take action to provide a fair and permanent solution for DREAMers. These young people are contributing to our communities a... Read more

  • CBS Miami Joins Curbelo At Everglades National Park for National Park Week
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) kicked off National Park Week at Everglades National Park’s Shark Valley. Learn more about Curbelo’s visit here and by watching CBS Miami’s exclusive coverage. A transcript of CBS 4’s coverage is available below, and a video of the full segment is available here. U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo CBS News at 6pm Miami, FL April 17, 2017 https://youtu.be/2v30YTbVFys CBS Miami’s Eliott Rodriguez: “This is National Park Week across the country, and ... Read more

  • Curbelo Working to Secure Federal Funds for South Dade Farmers Affected By 2015 Quarantine
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Curbelo Working to Secure Federal Funds for South Dade Farmers Impacted By 2015 Quarantine South Dade News Leader April 14, 2017 http://bit.ly/2oE8rEU The impact to over 2,000 local businesses affected by the 2015 infestation of Oriental Fruit Fly continues to be felt. Eighty five square miles of the Redlands was quarantined to combat the destructive pest which attacks hundreds of varieties of fruits and vegetables. Growers, nurseries/stock dealers, fruit stands, lawn maintenance, packing houses... Read more

  • Curbelo Discusses Syria, U.S.-Russia Relations, Fight Against ISIS on Local 10’s This Week in South Florida
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    On Sunday, Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Ted Deutch (FL-22) appeared together on WPLG -Local 10’s This Week in South Florida to discuss their views on the situation in Syria, U.S.-Russia relations and the state of the fight against ISIS. Curbelo reaffirmed his belief that U.S. policy should be focused on ensuring Bashar al-Assad has no future in Syria, and suggested using sanctions and aggressive diplomatic efforts to force him out. Curbelo also reiterated his condemnation of Vladmi... Read more

  • Curbelo Celebrates National Park Week at Everglades’ Shark Valley
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    “I’m proud to represent some of our nation’s most inspiring and unique national parks and natural treasures. As we begin the second century of our national parks, Americans now more than ever need to not only visit our parks but also advocate for them to ensure they will still be here for future generations. South Florida’s National Parks are not only incredible places to visit but also play a vital role in our region’s economy, environment, and fresh water supply.” Read more

  • Curbelo, Deutch Urge Administration to Remain in Paris Climate Change Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    As Trump Administration officials prepare to discuss the future of U.S. involvement in the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), today, Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Ted Deutch (FL-22), co-chairs and co-founders of the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, issued the following statement urging the Administration to keep U.S. commitments made to the international community in Paris: “It is imperative that we maintain our seat at the ta... Read more

  • Curbelo Expresses His Support for U.S. Airstrike Against Assad Regime
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Curbelo: “We must send a united message against Assad’s brutality” Read more

  • FLASHBACK FRIDAY: “Curbelo Calls for Decisive Action in Syria”
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Last night, Representative Carlos Curbelo commended the President’s decision to conduct an airstrike against Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Curbelo has repeatedly and consistently called for decisive action to be taken against the Assad regime in Syria since 2013: August 28, 2013: August 30, 2013: September 3, 2013: Press Release: “Carlos Curbelo Calls for Decisive Action in Syria” Curbelo: “The Administration has reached the correct decision in holding Bashar al Assad accountable for brutally gassin... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on Increase to Puerto Rico’s Medicare Advantage Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement regarding Puerto Rico’s expected 7% increase in Medicare Advantage (MA) funding, which mitigates previous cuts of more than 20% on the base rates of funding resulting from the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) formula that began in 2012: “I’m grateful the Administration recognized the importance of assisting the people of Puerto Rico as they tackle the healthcare crisis. Reducing the burden of the previous Administration's cuts... Read more

  • Curbelo, Sánchez Introduce Anti-Bullying Legislation To Protect America’s Students
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    “As a former School Board member and the father of two young children in public school, it’s of great importance to me that schools across the country are a safe place where students can learn and thrive without being subject to bullying or harassment.  We need to support policies that promote healthy learning environments and empower students to succeed, while also reducing the risk of avoidable tragedies that can cause incredible pain for families and communities.  I believe that this legislation is an important step towards achieving these goals and I’m proud to join Representative Sanchez in this effort.”  Read more

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