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  • PHOTO RELEASE: Curbelo Visits Future Site of World’s Largest Land-Raised Salmon Farm in South Dade 
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Miami, Florida –Last week, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) visited the South Dade construction site of what will be the world’s largest land-raised salmon farm. The Miami Herald reported the first phase of construction currently underway is estimated to bring 2,745 direct and indirect jobs to South Dade. The construction and development through phase three, as well as ongoing operations, are expected to support nearly 21,000 jobs, according to reports from Washington Economics Group. “You ... Read more

  • Curbelo Urges a Targeted Approach on Steel Tariffs While Discussing Negative Effects in South Florida
    Posted in Press Releases on April 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Earlier this week, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida’s only Member on the Ways and Means Committee which oversees trade issues, discussed some of the negative effects the Administration’s new steel and aluminum tariffs policy is having on local consumers with U.S. 1 Radio News’ Bill Becker. Becker shared an experience from a listener whose quote for a metal roof repair to her home following damage from Hurricane Irma went up an additional $1,300 due to the new tariffs. “This i... Read more

  • South Dade News Leader: After the March For Our Lives, What's Next?
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    After the March For Our Lives, What's Next? South Dade News Leader By: Carlos Curbelo Mon Apr 2, 2018 https://bit.ly/2Ip8RG7 The attack on innocent students, educators, and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas was an incomprehensible act of violence. When I visited the school and met with officials on the ground, I was both sobered and moved. Being both a parent and a former School Board member, I strongly believe schools must be a safe environment where students can learn and grow, and where famil... Read more

  • Curbelo Urges Constituents To Utilize Hurricane Tax Relief Deductions, Announces Staff-Hosted Free Tax Preparation and Filing Assistance in the Florida Keys
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined Bill Becker’s Morning Magazine to discuss the Mobile Office Hours at Monroe County Islamorada Library his staff will be hosting tomorrow to help constituents with free tax preparation and filing assistance. Curbelo encouraged those who qualify to accept the free preparation and filing services to ensure they are utilizing the hurricane tax relief deductions those who survived Hurricane Irma are entitled too following last year’s passage of ... Read more

  • Local 10: Carlos Curbelo, Marco Rubio Talk Tax Reform with South Florida Families
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Carlos Curbelo, Marco Rubio talk tax reform with South Florida families Local 10 Miami By: Carlos Suarez April 2, 2018 https://bit.ly/2JgrLAk U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Florida, and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, met with South Florida families Monday to discuss tax reform. … Rubio and Curbelo held a roundtable discussion with people at the Lincoln Marti Child Care Center Monday morning. The two heard from South Floridians who said they're seeing more money in their paychecks. … Keep reading... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes IRS Reform Bill’s Inclusion of Free Tax Preparation Assistance
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida’s only Member of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee and the sponsor of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Permanence Act of 2017, welcomed the inclusion of legislation to permanently authorize VITA’s free tax preparation services in a new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reform bill released by the Committee earlier this week. “Last year, Congress passed historic legislation reforming our outdated and broken tax code,” Curbelo said... Read more

  • Curbelo Staff Hosts Free Tax Preparation and Filing Assistance In Homestead
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Tomorrow, the office of Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) will be hosting Mobile Office Hours at Homestead Branch Library to help constituents with free tax preparation and filing assistance. Tomorrow’s event, and others over the coming weeks, will provide constituents the opportunity to receive assistance with any federal issues related to their personal tax filings. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program preparers will be on site to assist low-income or limited English proficiency ... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on Trump’s Veto Threat
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), who voted no on yesterday’s spending bill because of Congressional inaction on DACA, issued the following statement commenting on the President’s threat to veto the spending bill because it does not take action on immigration: “The President is right. Congressional inaction on immigration is shameful and inexcusable. While Republican leaders continued to waste time on dead-end legislation, Democratic leaders preferred to use the issue as a campaign weapon ‎... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Endorses Curbelo-Moulton Legislation to Ban Bump Stocks
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, the bipartisan, bicameral Problem Solvers Caucus endorsed Representative Carlos Curbelo’ (FL-26) and Seth Moulton’ (MA-6), bipartisan legislation to ban devices known as “bump stocks,” H.R. 3999. Curbelo and Moulton introduced the legislation last year after a bump stock was used during a mass shooting in Las Vegas. “For the first time in decades, there is growing bipartisan consensus for sensible gun policy, a polarizing issue that has deeply divided Republicans and Democrats,” Curbelo s... Read more

  • Curbelo, Bipartisan Group Introduce Legislation to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Firearms
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representatives Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL), Pete King (R-NY), Charlie Crist (D-FL), and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) introduced bipartisan legislation yesterday which would raise the minimum age requirement from 18 to 21 for gun buyers purchasing any firearm, including shotguns or rifles, from federally licensed dealers. Currently, the federal minimum age requirement to purchase handguns is 21, while the minimum age requirement for shotguns or rifles is 18. The b... Read more

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