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  • Curbelo Secures South Florida Priorities in 2019 Defense Spending Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) welcomed House passage of H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, including several bipartisan South Florida priorities. “Ensuring a robust defense and adequate resources for our men and women sacrificing to protect our freedoms and security is an essential Congressional responsibility,” Curbelo said. “With this bill we’re raising troop pay, guaranteeing robust funding for needed modernization, and expanding funding for health benefit... Read more

  • PHOTO RELEASE: Curbelo Receives 60 Plus Associations’ Guardian of Seniors' Rights Award
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), was one of 26 members of Congress to receive The 60 Plus Associations’ Guardian of Seniors' Rights Award for his dedication to protecting our nation’s senior citizens. “It’s the responsibility of every American to do their part to ensure senior citizens are treated with the fairness and respect they so rightfully deserve,” Curbelo said. “As a Member of Congress, that means supporting policies that protect the programs they depend on, working to m... Read more

  • Climate Solutions Caucus Grows to 84 Members
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    The bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus recently grew by six new members: Representatives Bill Posey (FL-8), Robert Scott (VA-3), Lynn Jenkins (KS-2), Stephen Lynch (MA-8), Brett Guthrie (KY-2), and John Yarmuth (KY-03). Co-Chaired and founded by Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Ted Deutch (FL-22) in February 2016, the Caucus is now comprised of 84 Members of Congress, split evenly between Democrats and Republicans, representing diverse districts from across the country. “Now 84 Member... Read more

  • Curbelo: Short-Sighted Voted to Preserve a Broken, Inefficient, Unfair Immigration System
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 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 on the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018 vote today: Today a coalition of shortsighted House Members shamefully came together to preserve the broken, inefficient, unfair immigration system that misgoverns our country. By rejecting sensible immigration reform, a ... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on SCOTUS Travel Ban Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement on today’s United States Supreme Court decision upholding the Administration’s travel ban: “The United States is and has always been a generous nation when it comes to welcoming those who seek refuge and want to contribute to society. We cannot shy away from our responsibility as the greatest nation on Earth to help those in need. While we should demand a strong vetting process and orderly, lawful entry, we must not summarily r... Read more

  • 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

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