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  • 700 Club Highlights Curbelo’s RAC Act as a Permanent Solution for America’s Dreamers
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, the Christian Broadcasting Network’s 700 Club highlighted Representative Carlos Curbelo’s (FL-26) “Recognizing America’s Children Act” (RAC Act) as a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers living under the uncertainty of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program across the country. After traveling to Dallas to speak with two current DACA recipients, the 700 Club spoke with Curbelo in Washington about his legislation and why a permanent solution is the right thing ... Read more

  • Curbelo, Veasey Introduce Bipartisan Carbon Capture Bill to Help Curb Climate Change Effects
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Marc Veasey (TX-33) introduced bipartisan legislation to help in our nation’s fight against climate change by making carbon capture technology more attainable. The “Carbon Capture Improvement Act” would help power plants and industrial facilities finance the purchase and installation of carbon capture technology. The carbon that is captured can be used for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) or stored underground rather than released into the atmosphere.... Read more

  • Curbelo: On Syria, America Must Lead
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), issued the following statement commenting on the Assad regime’s most recent chemical attack on Syrian civilians: “One of the greatest blemishes on human history is the war that has raged in Syria for over six years. This most recent attack is another example of Bashar al Assad’s sick obsession with remaining in power, even if that means resorting to brutal tactics that kill his own people and continue to destroy the country. Bashar al Assad is a terr... Read more

  • Curbelo Joins Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Advisory Council
    Posted in Press Releases on April 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    “I am honored to join CHCI’s Advisory Council. Young Hispanics have an incredible opportunity to make a positive impact on their communities and our nation, and I look forward to working with my colleagues and the CHCI staff to help these young men and women reach their fullest potential.” Read more

  • Bipartisan Climate Caucus Reaches Thirty-Four Members from Across the Country, Evenly Split between Democrats, Republicans
    Posted in Press Releases on March 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Reaching new heights, Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Ted Deutch (FL-22), the co-Chairs of the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, welcomed ten new Members of Congress to the Caucus, increasing the total membership to 34 members evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans. The newest members of the Caucus are Reps. Darrell Issa (CA-49), Juan Vargas (CA-51), Rodney Davis (IL-13), Jerry McNerney (CA-09), John Faso (NY-19), Thomas Suozzi (NY-03), Pete King (NY-02), Dan Lipinski (IL... Read more

  • Curbelo, Blumenauer Introduce Bill to Treat Legal Marijuana Businesses Fairly Under Tax Code
    Posted in Press Releases on March 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    “One of my goals in Congress is to ensure the law treats all enterprises with fairness and equity; giving them the opportunity to grow and prosper. This bill clarifies our federal tax code for those marijuana businesses operating legally and in compliance with state regulations by providing tax parity. The IRS code should afford all businesses selling legal products the opportunity to make appropriate deductions. This legislation is consistent with our federalist model of government, respecting states' rights and the decisions made voters all across the country.” Read more

  • Curbelo, 54 Colleagues Ask House Appropriations Leaders to Protect Taxpayer Services in Budget Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on March 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; font-kerning: none; color: #0463c1} Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, led a group of 55 bipartisan Members of Congress today to urge leaders of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services to protect Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Taxpay... Read more

  • What They Are Saying: Curbelo “A Voice of Reason” On Climate Change
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Citizens’ Climate Lobby: “Curbelo has long understood the existential threat posed by climate change, because he and his district are experiencing it firsthand… Curbelo has supported pro-climate bills in the House, and in 2016, became a cofounder of the Climate Solutions Caucus… In the past two weeks, however, Curbelo has turned up the heat, putting his commitments into action.” Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on Expected Executive Orders Regarding Carbon Emissions, Climate Change
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined Bill Becker on “Morning Magazine” to discuss the Administration’s expected executive actions regarding carbon emissions and climate change. A partial transcript of the exchange is below. A video of the exchange is available here, and broadcast quality audio is available for download here. U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo “Morning Magazine” with Bill Becker March 28, 2017 https://youtu.be/v8F9f0xgahs Representative Carlos Curbelo: “Now, today,... Read more

  • Curbelo Criticizes Administration's Rollback of Carbon Emission Standards
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), co-chair and co-founder of the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, released the following statement regarding the President’s signing of an executive order that would rollback carbon dioxide emission standards: “While I am encouraged the Administration did not ask the EPA to reconsider its endangerment finding, which declares greenhouse gas pollution threatens human health and welfare, today's rollback of emission standards is misguided. “Climate ch... Read more

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