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  • Curbelo: FBI Protocol Failure is Unacceptable
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced it had failed to follow protocols after receiving tips regarding the Parkland, Florida shooter: “This failure of protocol is unacceptable. The FBI needs to offer complete transparency on the investigation of what went wrong, those responsible must be held accountable, and steps must be taken to ensure it never happens again.” Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on Shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement on yesterday’s tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County: “Yesterday’s attack was an incomprehensible act of violence. As a father, my first thoughts were with the children and families whose lives have forever been changed. As a public official, I was grateful to the law enforcement heroes who worked to secure the school and get the shooter in custody quickly, and to the teachers who risked a... Read more

  • Curbelo Urges Trump Administration to Prioritize Combatting the Opioid Crisis, Inter-Agency Cooperation on Welfare-to-Work     
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    During a Committee hearing today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida’s only Member on the House Ways and Means Committee, urged Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to prioritize combatting the opioid crisis and inter-agency cooperation on programs that empower individuals receiving government assistance to move into the workforce. Curbelo also highlighted the bipartisan “Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act” he introduced with Representative D... Read more

  • Curbelo Teams Up with Google to Encourage South Florida Students to Study Computer Science
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and employees from Google visited Howard D. McMillan Middle School in Southwest Miami-Dade yesterday to deliver the Computer Science First Roadshow, a 45-minute presentation that teaches students about the importance of STEM education, uses interactive activities to teach them coding basics, and encourages students to develop an interest in computer science. Curbelo opened up the assembly by sharing with students how growing and improving their understanding... Read more

  • Curbelo Supports House Passage of Fair Trade Legislation to Stimulate Economic Growth
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida’s only Member on the Ways and Means Committee and an original co-sponsor of H.R. 4979, welcomed tonight’s House passage of the bipartisan legislation. H.R. 4979 is bipartisan legislation that provides a three-year renewal of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, a longstanding U.S. trade preference program that delivers tariff relief and cost savings to American businesses, workers, and consumers across the country. “I want to s... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on the President’s FY19 Budget Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement commenting on the President’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal released today: “Today’s budget proposal from the Administration is certainly not reflective of the direction our federal government resources should take. From significant reductions to agencies needed to protect our environment and combat the threats of climate change and sea level rise, to cuts to Community Block Grants that assist in disaster recovery, this bu... Read more

  • Following Assurances on Immigration, Curbelo Supports Government Spending Package with Multiple South Florida Priorities
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Following assurances from Congressional Leadership both Chambers will move on immigration legislation that incorporates a pathway for DACA recipients, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement on his vote in favor of a government spending package that incorporates multiple South Florida priorities: “When Hurricane Irma hit Florida last year, many hard-working Americans in my home state of Florida, and specifically many of my constituents in the Florida Keys, lost every... Read more

  • Seven Curbelo South Florida Priorities in the Spending Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Early this morning, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) supported a spending package that incorporates multiple South Florida priorities: Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes Assurance House Will Take Up DACA, Will Support Spending Bill Later Today
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), one of the key players in Congressional negotiations on immigration, issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement by Speaker Paul Ryan the House of Representatives will move on to DACA legislation after the budget agreement: “One of my chief legislative priorities this Congress and the last, has been to forge a compromise on immigration that delivers a fair, permanent solution for young immigrants brought to our country as children, while s... Read more

  • Curbelo Talks Basketball and Bipartisanship with Roll Call at Spanish Eatery
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), consistently ranked one of the most bipartisan Members of Congress, sat down with Roll Call’s Eric Garcia for an interview at Joselito Casa De Comidas, a Spanish restaurant in Washington D.C. that reminds Curbelo of South Florida. The two discussed Curbelo’s commitment to bipartisanship and how his time working as a high school basketball referee provided him valuable lessons he’s put into practice as a Member of Congress. Roll Call’s “At the Table” is a vi... Read more

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