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  • VIDEO STATEMENTS: Curbelo on RAC Act: These Are America’s Children [ENGLISH AND ESPAÑOL]
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following video statements regarding his introduction of the Recognizing America’s Children (RAC) Act. Full transcripts of Curbelo’s statements are available below. The English video is available here and a broadcast quality English video is available for download here. The Spanish video is available here and a broadcast quality Spanish video is available for download here. Curbelo also discussed the bill with CNN and MSNBC earlier today. See th... Read more

  • What They Are Saying: Curbelo Rises Above Political Fray By Introducing Legislation That Would Protect DREAMers
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    FWD.us President Todd Schulte: “We want to thank Congressman Curbelo for once again fighting to fix our broken immigration system. He knows how important this is to families in South Florida and across the nation.” Schulte: “Dreamers who came to this country as children are part of our communities and shouldn’t be kept in fear of deportation.” Schulte: “While this legislation is a step in the right direction, this is only one area of several that needs to be reformed. Our economy and safety will... Read more

  • Curbelo Highlights South Florida Small Business Owner During Overnight BetterCare Markup
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    “So … if you are concerned for America’s small businesses, and I think all of us on this committee are because we know that they’re the engine of our economy, then join us in helping fix our health care system by repealing the ACA and replacing it with something that will work for low-income Americans, middle-income Americans, and, of course, our vital small businesses that are so important to the vitality of our economy.” Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on Ways and Means Committee's BetterCare Markup
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Following yesterday’s Ways and Means Committee markup of The American Healthcare Act, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following video statement expressing his support for the bill and urging his colleagues and constituents to share their thoughts and help strengthen the bill as it goes through the U.S. House of Representatives in the weeks ahead. A full transcript of Curbelo’s statement is available below. A video is available here, and broadcast quality video is available for... Read more

  • Curbelo: EPA Head’s Denial of Carbon Emissions Impact on Climate Change Reckless
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Rising carbon emissions have been a contributing factor to climate change for decades. That is a scientific fact and the reality facing communities like my district. The EPA is tasked with the very responsibility of helping to lower the impact of carbon emissions, and for Mr. Pruitt to assert otherwise without scientific evidence is reckless and unacceptable.” Read more

  • Despite Proposed Cuts from the Administration, Coast Guard Funding Remains a Curbelo Priority
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    “We are going to be passing a budget resolution here soon for FY18, and we’re also going to finish funding FY17, and one of my priorities is to make sure we maintain a healthy funding level for the Coast Guard. As a matter of fact, I think the Coast Guard is under-funded today. So I’m going to work hard to make sure that is a priority and that we reject the notion that we should cut funds from our Coasties.” Read more

  • Curbelo Urges Navy Officials to Move Forward on Sigsbee Housing Project
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) met with Assistant Secretary of the Navy Steven Iselin and other U.S. Navy officials and urged the Navy to continue moving forward with the process of opening up the currently vacant Sigsbee Housing units. Curbelo explained the severe lack of affordable housing available in the Keys and urged the Navy more efficiently utilize the vacant units, to which the Navy assured it would begin the process of assessing interest in the project in the coming w... Read more

  • Curbelo, Crist Introduce Flood Insurance Fairness Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Across the country rental properties like those affected by this bill not only serve as primary income for many landlords, but also provide reasonably priced housing for the workforce in our coastal communities. This bill is critical to South Florida, especially for residents of the Florida Keys that are in desperate need of affordable housing options." Read more

  • On the House Floor, Curbelo Cites South Florida Small Businesses As Motivation Behind Policies Being Worked on in Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Earlier this week, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) explained his motivation behind many of the policies he and others are working on in Congress – the small businesses in his district and across the country that provide hope, jobs and opportunity for so many Americans. A transcript of Curbelo’s remarks is below. A video of the full remarks is available here, and a broadcast quality video to download is available here. U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo U.S. House Floor Washington, D.C. Mar... Read more

  • Curbelo Commends Monroe County Leaders for Incorporating Sea Level Rise into Future Infrastructure Plans
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) commended Monroe County leaders on the House floor and highlighted their recent action that sets a new standard for determining elevation of future county road improvement projects to account for future sea level rise. A transcript of Curbelo’s remarks is below. A video of the full remarks is available here, and a broadcast quality video to download is available here. U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo U.S. House Floor Washington, D.C. March 1, 20... Read more