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  • Curbelo Supports House Passage of Farm Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement on today’s House passage of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018: “This legislation is an important step toward drastically improving South Florida’s agricultural economy. For too long, Florida’s farmers have faced economic uncertainty due to rapidly changing markets, destructive storms, and devastating invasive species like the Oriental Fruit Fly. I’m proud to support funding for invasive species prevention, citrus greeni... Read more

  • VIDEO: Curbelo to Republican, Democratic Colleagues Debating Immigration: When Nothing is Good Enough, You Get Nothing
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    As the House of Representatives debated whether to consider the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the leader of a bipartisan discharge petition effort that has pressured House Republican Leadership to come to the table for immigration negotiations, spoke on the House Floor to urge his colleagues to support the bill. “We are a nation of immigrants,” Curbelo said during the debate. “I am the child of immigrants, and I am so proud of it, but ... Read more

  • IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Curbelo Discusses New Immigration Bill, Opposition to Family Separations, Reopening of Homestead Shelter for Unaccompanied Minors
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Early this morning,Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined U.S. 1 Radio News’ Bill Becker to discuss the newly-introduced Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018, his opposition to the family separations that have resulted from the Administration’s new “zero-tolerance” policy, and his effort to visit the facility in Homestead housing over 1,000 unaccompanied minors, following federal elected officials being refused entry yesterday. “That was very disappointing. I’d say troubling,... Read more

  • ENGLISH & ESPAÑOL: Curbelo to Support Border Security and Immigration Reform Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the leader of a bipartisan discharge petition effort that has pressured House Republican Leadership to come to the table for immigration negotiations, issued the following statement regarding today’s introduction of the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018, H.R. 6136: ENGLISH “Since our country began the debate over immigration ‎reform more than a decade ago, politicians from both parties have decried our broken, deficient immigration system w... Read more

  • IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Curbelo Discusses His Views on Federal Marijuana Policy on “Cannabis Economy”
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Recently, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined the “Cannabis Economy” podcast to discuss his views on federal marijuana policy. Curbelo discussed how he became engaged on the issue, his introduction of the Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2017, his opposition to the Attorney General’s witch hunt on legal, state-regulated cannabis businesses, and his support for different appropriations amendments that would modernize federal cannabis laws. “These amendments are about federalism,” Curbelo... Read more

  • ICYMI: Curbelo: DREAMers Will Have Bridge into the Legal Immigration System, Option to Naturalize  
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Following the announcement that the House of Representatives would debate and vote on two immigration reform measures on the House Floor next week, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the leader of the discharge petition effort that has pressured House Republican Leadership to come to the table for immigration negotiations, joined Bloomberg’s Shery Ahn and David Gura on Markets: Balance of Power. “What we have designed is a bridge into the legal immigration system for young immigrants brought... Read more

  • ICYMI: Curbelo: Our Goal is to Make Law, Not Just Get a Vote on Immigration
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Following last night’s announcement the House of Representatives would debate and vote on two immigration reform measures on the House Floor next week, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the leader of the discharge petition effort that has pressured House Republican Leadership to come to the table for immigration negotiations, joined MSNBC’s Chuck Toddto discuss the way forward. “The discharge petition is the driving force behind everything that’s happening here on the Hill, and I’m grateful... Read more

  • Curbelo Urges U.S., OAS Allies to Hold the Ortega Regime Accountable
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined a bipartisan and bicameral groups of Members of Congress to urge the Administration and the international community to take action against the Ortega regime’s human rights violations in Nicaragua. Curbelo and Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), and Albio Sires (NJ-08) urged the Secretary General of the Organization of American States to publicly and openly work within the OAS to help restore democratic order in Nica... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on House Immigration Negotiations
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the leader of a bipartisan discharge petition effort that has pressured House Republican Leadership to come to the table for immigration negotiations, issued the following statement: “Today’s commitment by House Republican Leadership to bring immigration reform legislation to the Floor next week is a major development. For many years, and for different reasons, leaders from both parties have refused to allow the House to act to secure a future for young imm... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes Health and Human Services Grants to South Florida Community Health Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Earlier this week the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded two grants that will provide $9,477,075 in funding for community health centers located in Representative Carlos Curbelo’s (FL-26) district. “Community health centers provide critical and affordable healthcare services to the South Florida community, Curbelo said. “The grants will allow these providers to continue offering South Florida patients and families access to quality care.” Curbelo has been supportive of improvi... Read more

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