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  • 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

  • Curbelo Comments on State of Healthcare Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    “I knew crafting legislation to repair our healthcare system and ensure it operates more efficiently would not be easy, and we must take time to weigh all considerations. It remains critical that more be done to assist the most vulnerable in our communities, which is why I will work with my colleagues in favor of solutions that will improve this proposal. Our country deserves a healthcare system that puts patients first. That’s my goal.” Read more

  • What They Are Saying: Curbelo’s RAC Act Is A “GOP Bright Spot on Immigration”
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2017 | Preview rr

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  • Curbelo Named to Annual List of 50 Emerging Green Leaders
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), co-chair of the Climate Solutions Caucus, was named to the Grist 50, an annual list of emerging green leaders put together by climate change advocates. This year’s list is focused on “The Fixers,” 50 innovators with fresh, forward-thinking solutions to some of humanity's biggest challenges. Meet the Fixer: Carlos Curbelo Makes the Republican Case for Climate Solutions Grist March 21, 2017 http://grist.org/grist-50/profile/carlos-curbelo/ … When you’r... Read more

  • Curbelo To EPA Administrator: Reconsider Comments on CO2 Emissions, Come to South Florida to See Effects Firsthand
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Reasonable people can disagree about how to respond to the risks of climate change. But there should be little disagreement that it is something that must be done.” Read more

  • Curbelo Discusses Republican Climate Resolution on CBS This Morning
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    “In South Florida we have chronic flooding in areas like Miami Beach and the Florida Keys… The Everglades are critical for South Florida. That’s where our water supply is... So these are local issues, but the issue of climate change and protecting the environment is a national and international issue, and Republicans and Democrats should work together toward some consensus solutions.” Read more

  • Curbelo, Bipartisan Group of Ways and Means Members Introduce Legislation to Protect Americans from Identity Theft
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined a group of bipartisan Ways and Means Committee Members to introduce the Social Security MAIL Act (H.R. 1513), legislation that prevents the Social Security Administration (SSA) from mailing documents containing a full Social Security Number (SSN) unless it is necessary. In addition, the Social Security Administration must justify when it is necessary to include SSNs in a mailed document. The bill was co-sponsored by Curbelo and introduced b... Read more

  • Republican Climate Change Resolution Introduced in the House
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Ryan Costello (PA-06) led a group of House Republican colleagues in introducing a resolution that calls for using American innovation to improve environmental stewardship. The lawmakers were joined by fourteen other Members of Congress: Reps. Mark Amodei (NV-02), Don Bacon (NE-02), Barbara Comstock (VA-10), John Faso (NY-19), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), John Katko (NY-24), Mia Love (UT-04), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), Fran... Read more