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  • Curbelo: Administration’s Expected Plan to Placate Polluters is Unacceptable
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), co-founder and co-chair of the Climate Solutions Caucus and sponsor of the first Republican-led proposal to fund infrastructure while also lowering carbon emissions, issued the following statement commenting on reports of an anti-climate proposal being drafted by the Administration: “While I supported Clean Power Plan for newer facilities, I did not believe it was an efficient solution to address the growing challenge of rising carbon emissions as a whole. ... Read more

  • PHOTO RELEASE: Curbelo Partners With Community Leaders to Distribute New Furniture Donations to Florida Keys Families Still Recovering From Hurricane Irma
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined local Monroe County officials and volunteers from Keys Strong, Rooms To Go and Good360 to distribute new furniture donations to 48 Florida Keys families whose homes were devastated by Hurricane Irma last September. “While Keys Recovery has come a long way, many families are still recovering from the devastation Hurricane Irma left in its wake,” Curbelo said. “I was humbled to support one of the many public and private sector partnerships that a... Read more

  • Curbelo Announces $1.7 Million FEMA Grant, for Key West Irma Cleanup Effort
    Posted in Press Releases on August 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement announcing a $1,702,683.72 grant from U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the city of Key West’s Accelerated Debris Removal operations as a result of Hurricane Irma last September. “Last September, Hurricane Irma made it’s devastating impact on the Florida Keys, with businesses and homes being destroyed in the process,” Curbelo said. “Although the Keys have come a long w... Read more

  • ICYMI: Washington Post: A Republican has a market-friendly climate fix. Will conservatives go for it?
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    A Republican has a market-friendly climate fix. Will conservatives go for it? Washington Post By: Editorial Board July 30, 2018 https://wapo.st/2v1MgLu … Yet, it has been a decade since a Republican proposed a bill that would put a price on the greenhouse-gas emissions that drive climate change, which is the most efficient way to combat global warming. In that time, climate change’s early consequences have harmed communities in the United States and abroad, warning of worse to come. And the Repu... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act Becoming Law
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) welcomed the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act” being signed into law by the President, that reauthorizes the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, designed to prepare students for high-skilled and nontraditional jobs. “I am deeply encouraged that the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act” has been signed into law to promote work-based learning and increase acce... Read more

  • FLASHBACK FRIDAY: NRDC Opposes Curbelo Plan, Despite Fact It Would Exceed Emission Goals of Plans They Previously Praised
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Following introduction of H.R. 6463, the Market Choice Act, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) received praise from environmental and energy groups across the political spectrum as well as leaders from 34 diverse companies representing a wide cross section of the U.S. economy. Still, some groups like the Natural Resources Defense Council continue to oppose new ideas to fight climate change, only to continue serving their own selfish political agenda. See for yourself: 2015 NRDC Statement on C... Read more

  • ICYMI: Forbes: 4 Reasons Companies from BP America to Unilever are Thanking Rep. Curbelo for Leadership on MARKET CHOICE Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    4 Reasons Companies from BP America to Unilever are Thanking Rep. Curbelo for Leadership on Climate Forbes By: Victoria Mills Jul 26, 2018 https://bit.ly/2JYtBFf … Yesterday, 34 U.S. businesses sent a public letter thanking Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL 26th District) for introducing the MARKET CHOICE Act (H.R. 6463), a bill to fund infrastructure investment while cutting climate pollution. Companies that signed the letter include BP America, Campbell Soup Company, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, ... Read more

  • House Reaffirms Stance on Condemning Violent Actions Taken by Ortega Regime in Nicaragua
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) welcomed bipartisan adoption in the House of Representatives of a resolution condemning the latest actions taken by the Ortega regime on the people of Nicaragua. “What’s going on in Nicaragua is not only unacceptable and shocking, but it is a human rights violation against the people of Nicaragua by their own government,” Curbelo said. “Daniel Ortega’s reign of terror must end. I’m grateful Congress has shined a light on the injustice happening in Nicaragua ... Read more

  • Curbelo Receives Praise for Leadership on Market Choice Act to Address Climate Change
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), sponsor of H.R. 6463, “The Market Choice Act,” welcomed support of his efforts to move forward a market-based approach to valuing carbon from 34 diverse companies representing a wide cross section of the U.S. economy. “I appreciate all the messages of encouragement in response to the Market Choice Act filed earlier this week,” Curbelo said. “This new and innovative solution invests in American infrastructure, accelerates the transition to clean energy, repe... Read more

  • Curbelo, Problem Solvers Caucus Introduce House Rule Changes to Break Washington Gridlock
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined his fellow members of the House Problem Solvers Caucus to introduce a package of changes to the House Rules to break the partisan logjam in Congress and make the Institution work for the American people. The proposed rule changes encourage transparency, bipartisanship, debate on divisive issues, while empowering lawmakers to find real solutions concerning our nation’s most pressing matters. “Our Founders warned of the dangerous effect two polar... Read more

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