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  • 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

  • WTAS on Market Choice Act: “An Important Milestone for Conservative Leadership on Climate Policy”
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Environmental and energy groups across the political spectrum praised Representative Carlos Curbelo’s (FL-26) introduction of first-of-its-kind legislation that would fund infrastructure modernization, reduce carbon emission levels, provide regulation stability, and repeal regressive taxes that discriminate against lower- and middle-income Americans. Curbelo announced the introduction of H.R. 6463, the Modernizing America with Rebuilding to Kick-start the Economy of the Twenty-first Century with... Read more

  • Curbelo, Gabbard Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Evaluate State Marijuana Policies
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), along with the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), today hosted a press conference announcing the introduction of bipartisan legislation to evaluate states’ marijuana policies. The Marijuana Data Collection Act would require the National Academy of Sciences to create a federally recognized report on the status of state-level marijuana legalization policies, including both medical and non-medical use, an... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Calls for Passage of His VITA Permanency Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), sponsor of the “Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Permanence Act of 2017,” welcomed the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners unanimous passage of Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava’s resolution urging Congress to pass his bill that would permanently authorize free tax preparation services for taxpayers making less than $54,000 and for those with a limited proficiency in English. “I want to thank the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners fo... Read more

  • House Votes to Repeal Job-Killing Medical Device Tax
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida’s only member on the House Ways and Means Committee, welcomed bipartisan passage of legislation to repeal the Medical Device Tax, a burdensome levy imposed on consumers and raising healthcare costs. “While there are many positive aspects to the ACA, there is bipartisan consensus that the Medical Device Tax was not one of them,” Curbelo said. “This burdensome tax increases healthcare costs for patients, cripples medical device innovation... Read more

  • Curbelo Joins Columbia University to Discuss Introduction of MARKET CHOICE Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), co-chair and co-founder of the House Climate Solutions Caucus, joined the Columbia University Center for Global Energy Policy to discuss the introduction of his new legislation to fight carbon emission and fund infrastructure. According to an analysis by Columbia University, Curbelo’s proposal would reduce carbon emissions by 27–32 percent reductions in net greenhouse gas emissions levels by 2025 and 30–40 percent reductions by 2030. “I truly believe... Read more

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