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  • ICYMI: Curbelo: Our Goal is to Make Law, Not Just Get a Vote on Immigration
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Following last night’s announcement the House of Representatives would debate and vote on two immigration reform measures on the House Floor next week, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the leader of the discharge petition effort that has pressured House Republican Leadership to come to the table for immigration negotiations, joined MSNBC’s Chuck Toddto discuss the way forward. “The discharge petition is the driving force behind everything that’s happening here on the Hill, and I’m grateful... Read more

  • Curbelo Urges U.S., OAS Allies to Hold the Ortega Regime Accountable
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined a bipartisan and bicameral groups of Members of Congress to urge the Administration and the international community to take action against the Ortega regime’s human rights violations in Nicaragua. Curbelo and Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), and Albio Sires (NJ-08) urged the Secretary General of the Organization of American States to publicly and openly work within the OAS to help restore democratic order in Nica... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on House Immigration Negotiations
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 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: “Today’s commitment by House Republican Leadership to bring immigration reform legislation to the Floor next week is a major development. For many years, and for different reasons, leaders from both parties have refused to allow the House to act to secure a future for young imm... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes Health and Human Services Grants to South Florida Community Health Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Earlier this week the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded two grants that will provide $9,477,075 in funding for community health centers located in Representative Carlos Curbelo’s (FL-26) district. “Community health centers provide critical and affordable healthcare services to the South Florida community, Curbelo said. “The grants will allow these providers to continue offering South Florida patients and families access to quality care.” Curbelo has been supportive of improvi... Read more

  • Curbelo Secures South Florida Priorities in House-Passed Infrastructure Spending Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) welcomed House passage of H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, including several bipartisan South Florida priorities. “By providing critical funding for South Florida infrastructure projects like the Florida Keys Water Quality Improvement Project and Everglades restoration, this bill ensures continued resources are dedicated for ongoing projects that are essential to So... Read more

  • Curbelo Announces Federal Funding to Support Infrastructure Improvements at Port of Miami
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) announced a $556,000 federal grant to study needed improvements to the Port of Miami. This is in addition to a $7 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant awarded earlier this week to replace two cargo terminal gates with new, innovative, automated truck gates. PortMiami is among America's fastest-growing ports and recognized as the Cruise Capital of the World and a Global Gateway. PortMiami contributes more than $41.4 billion annua... Read more

  • ICYMI: Curbelo Provision in NDAA Addresses Housing Crisis in the Florida Keys
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    Earlier this week, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined U.S 1 Radio News’ Bill Becker to discuss House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes Curbelo’s language to authorize the U.S. Navy to move forward with developing new units on the 19 vacant acres at Sigsbee Park. “We have been trying to find a way for the Navy to activate those units to make them available and relieve some pressure off of the general market, and they concluded a few months ago that... Read more

  • PHOTO RELEASE: Curbelo Talks Hurricane Preparation, Immigration, with Homeland Security Secretary at National Hurricane Center
    Posted in Press Releases on May 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), toured the National Hurricane Center headquarters on the Florida International University’s Main Campus with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season begins tomorrow, June 1. “I was grateful for the opportunity to meet with Secretary Nielsen in South Florida today to discuss efforts to move the immigration reform debate forward in Congress, as well as the federal government’s preparations for the ... Read more

  • ICYMI: South Dade Newsleader: The Only Way Forward on Immigration is a Fair Debate in the House
    Posted in Press Releases on May 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    The Only Way Forward on Immigration is a Fair Debate in the House South Dade Newsleader By: Representative Carlos Curbelo May 24, 2018 https://bit.ly/2J16iuN For two decades, congressional inaction on immigration has become the status quo. During my time in Congress, I’ve found myself frequently disappointed as time and time again leaders of both parties – in both the House and Senate – lacked the courage to allow Congress to debate and address this complicated and pressing issue. At stake are v... Read more

  • ICYMI: How Curbelo is Leading a Last-Gasp Shot at an Immigration Vote in Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on May 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    How a Miami Republican is leading a last-gasp shot at an immigration vote in Congress Miami Herald By: Alex Daugherty May 24, 2018 https://hrld.us/2s8NMsQ Miami Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo is leading a last-gasp shot to change the nation's immigration laws after years of inaction, and he's been furiously trying to rally dissatisfied Republicans over the past three weeks to bypass House Speaker Paul Ryan and force a series of votes on the House floor on immigration in the next few days.. On Ma... Read more

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