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  • Curbelo Secures South Florida Priorities in FY17 Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    “This important legislation will fund the federal government through September 30, 2017. Included in this package are some big wins for our South Florida community, including funding for Everglades restoration, our National Marine Sanctuaries, the Florida Keys Water Quality Improvement Program, and pre-disaster mitigation. The bill also increases pay for our military service members tasked with keeping our nation safe, and adds over a billion dollars in funding for the Defense Health Program that funds cancer research, traumatic brain injury and physiological health care assistance, and sexual assault prevention programs." Read more

  • Curbelo Discusses Progress on Tax Reform Plan Following Ways and Means Policy Conference
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Earlier today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined “Morning Magazine with Bill Becker” to discuss the progress being made on tax reform legislation in the Congress. Curbelo and other Ways and Means Committee Republicans spent Sunday and Monday in a tax reform policy conference discussing the different aspects of tax reform and working on ideas that would encourage job creation, grow the economy, make American companies more competitive, and cut taxes for American families and individual... Read more

  • Curbelo, Cartwright Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Nonprofits Save Money on Energy Efficiency Upgrades
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Matt Cartwright (PA-17) have introduced bipartisan legislation to help nonprofits save money on energy efficiency upgrades by creating a grant program that will help nonprofits—including places of worship, faith-based organizations, and youth centers—afford the materials needed to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings and generate renewable energy. “Places of worship and other non-profits have to balance the allocation of their resources whil... Read more

  • Curbelo Meets With Syrian White Helmet Leaders in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    “One of the greatest blemishes on human history is the war that has raged in Syria for over six years, but as in all tragedies we should look to the helpers for hope in humanity and the future. The men and women of the Syria Civil Defense are working to save as many lives as possible from Assad’s brutal and ruthless attacks against innocent Syrians. Their work should be commended and supported and I’m honored to have met them in Washington.” Read more

  • Curbelo, Deutch Lead Climate Solutions Caucus in Urging Trump to Maintain U.S. Commitment to Paris Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) Ted Deutch (FL-22), Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, led a group of 19 other members of the Caucus in a letter to President Trump urging him to maintain our country's commitment to the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. “It is imperative that we maintain our seat at the table in global discussions of how to address the threats posed by climate change,” the members wrote. “The Paris Ag... Read more

  • Curbelo, Soto Introduce Bipartisan Venezuelan Refugee Assistance Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Darren Soto (FL-9) today introduced bipartisan legislation to provide immigration relief to Venezuelans that have long resided in the United States and are unable to return to their home country due to the deteriorating political conditions there. The Venezuelan Refugee Assistance Act would allow Venezuelans that arrived to the United States prior to January 1, 2013 to apply for legal permanent resident status, so long as they do not have a criminal rec... Read more

  • 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

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