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  • Miami Herald: Curbelo Heads to Reagan Ranch in California to Make Tax-Reform Pitch
    Posted in Press Releases on August 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Economic Growth, and Taxes

    Miami Herald: Curbelo heads to Reagan Ranch in California to make tax-reform pitch By Patricia Mazzei August 15, 2017 http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2017/08/curbelo-heads-to-reagan-ranch-in-california-to-make-tax-reform-pitch.html Miami Rep. Carlos Curbelo is headed to a storied site for Republicans -- former President Ronald Reagan's California ranch -- to help the House GOP make its tax-reform pitch. Curbelo will join Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas and other lawmakers at Rancho del Ci... Read more

  • Curbelo Knocks on Doors in Florida City With Walking One Stop To Offer Local, State, Federal Assistance
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Earlier today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined Walking One Stop, an initiative that brings local, state and federal officials into communities that have been affected by crime to offer assistance with government services, in Florida City. Curbelo and his staff were joined by officers from the Miami-Dade Police Department and staff from local and state organizations as well as several South Florida non-profit organizations. The group offered community residents on-site employment sea... Read more

  • Curbelo: Executive Order Rolling Back Flood Risk Management Is Irresponsible, Would Waste Taxpayer Dollars
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy and Environment

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Co-Chair of the Climate Solutions Caucus, released the following statement commenting on reports an Executive Order will be signed tomorrow rolling back the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard: “Sea level rise and the risk of severe flooding are a reality for communities across the country. When you’re on the front lines like South Florida, we know the importance of having more resilient building codes to protect our infrastructure, especially when taxpa... Read more

  • Denver Post: Congress Needs to Act on DREAMers, Curbelo’s RAC Act A Good Compromise
    Posted in Press Releases on August 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Trump was right to let Dreamers stay; Congress should, too Denver Post Editorial Board August 9, 2017 http://www.denverpost.com/2017/08/09/trump-was-right-to-let-dreamers-stay-congress-should-too/ President Donald Trump has done the right thing for the hundreds of thousands of America’s undocumented youth who willingly came out of the shadows to receive Obama-era deportation protections. Now it’s critical that Congress follow suit. … Now Congress has the urgent opportunity to follow the preside... Read more

  • Curbelo Announces Grant for Miami Executive Airport Taxiway Construction
    Posted in Press Releases on August 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement announcing an $894,900 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) grant for taxiway construction at the Miami Executive Airport (TMB): “Miami Executive Airport is a hub for general aviation in South Florida, and this grant will help ensure it remains equipped with the proper resources and technology to maintain the safety of all passengers and airport personnel. I look forward to continuing my support for transportation initiati... Read more

  • ICYMI in Keys Weekly: Curbelo Deserves Credit for His Work on Flood Insurance Reauthorization
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy and Environment

    Flood insurance on hard deadline on The Hill Keys Weekly By Sara Matthis August 8, 2017 http://keysweekly.com/42/flood-insurance-on-hard-deadline-on-the-hill/ While most of the national news is focused on changes to health insurance, there is a looming issue with flood insurance likely to affect Monroe County homeowners even more. The current incarnation of the National Flood Insurance Program expires on Sept. 30 — in two months. The stakes are high. Currently, there are competing ideologies and... Read more

  • Passage of Curbelo’s RAC Act Would Increase GDP By $79 Billion, Create 115,000 New Jobs
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Earlier today, the Niskanen Center released a report that indicates passage of the “Recognizing America’s Children (RAC) Act,” legislation introduced by Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) earlier this year, would increase gross domestic product (GDP) by $79 billion over ten years and create 115,000 new jobs. “This report confirms what we already know: immigrants have an enormous impact on our economy and job creation, especially here in South Florida,” Curbelo said. “While I’ve been hopeful t... Read more

  • U.S. Coast Guard’s 227th Anniversary, Curbelo Visits Sector Key West
    Posted in Press Releases on August 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Foreign Affairs, Energy and Environment

    Key West, FL – In anticipation for the U.S. Coast Guard’s 227th Anniversary, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) visited Sector Key West and met with U.S. Coast Guard Sector Key West Commander CAPT Jeffrey Janszen and Deputy Sector Commander CDR Lexia Littlejohn. While aboard, Curbelo toured the ship with its Commanding Officer, LT Jeffrey Makejka, and had the opportunity to speak with servicemembers about the impact of defense budget changes on military operations. Additionally, Curbelo was ... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes Extension for Medicaid Managed-Care Program
    Posted in Press Releases on August 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, federal officials approved a five-year Medicaid managed-care extension and secured $1.5 billion in funding to Florida’s Low Income Pool. Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement: "I am pleased that the Administration and the State of Florida have been able to finalize an agreement for the extension of the Medicaid managed waiver and Low Income Pool. Throughout my time in Congress, I have strongly urged each Administration to provide adequ... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes HHS Grant for Monroe County ‘Head Start’ Program
    Posted in Press Releases on August 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) welcomed a $1.3 million U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant for the Monroe County School District 'Head Start' Program. The program promotes an inclusive learning environment that supports language and literacy; cognition and general knowledge; physical development and health; social and emotional development; and teaches students various approaches to learning. “Head Start is an essential program for families to ensure their child has ... Read more

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