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  • ICYMI: Curbelo Discusses North Korea, Iran’s Aggression Against Israel, Effort to Force Immigration Debate in the House
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Curbelo: “So, our patience has run out. We know there are a lot of young people who are living in fear in this country. We know there are a lot of Americans who want to see progress on border security, on stronger immigration laws. All of those issues should be debated on the floor of the U.S. House.” Washington, D.C. – Earlier today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined CNN’s New Day to discuss a range of issues including the return of three American who had been detained in North Korea... Read more

  • ICYMI: Curbelo Leads Republicans in Effort to Force DACA Vote in House
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Republicans seek enough signatures to force DACA vote in House CNN By: Tal Kopan May 9, 2018 https://cnn.it/2rxDxPt A group of Republicans are making good on their threat to attempt to force an immigration floor vote in the House -- potentially paving the way for a showdown among proposals to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The lawmakers on Tuesday signed what's known as a discharge petition -- a procedural maneuver that can bring legislation to the House floor if it is ... Read more

  • ENGLISH AND ESPAÑOL: Republican Members of Congress Sign Discharge Petition to Force DACA Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Republican Members of Congress Sign Discharge Petition to Force DACA Vote Today, a group of Republican lawmakers introduced a discharge petition to force a series of floor votes on four DACA, immigration and border security bills. If the petition, led by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), receives 218 signatures, it will force a vote on H. Res. 774 that Rep. Jeff Denham (CA-10) introduced in March, to allow Members to debate the issue on the House floor under the “queen of the hill” rule. According to... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on Iranian Missiles Launched into Israel
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement commenting on the Iranian missiles launched into Israel: “Iran’s unprovoked aggression toward the sovereign nation of Israel is unacceptable and cannot be tolerated. To our friends in Israel, you have our steadfast support, and we are thinking of you and the innocent families in fear during this uncertain time. I urge the Trump Administration to reaffirm America’s unwavering commitment to our greatest ally in the region and ... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on U.S. Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement commenting on the United States’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal: “The Iran nuclear deal was flawed from the beginning, and the aftermath since its enactment has been a threat to not only U.S. national security, but also that of our allies. The immediate cash flow and sanctions relief on the regime allowed Iran’s mullahs to aggressively build up their ballistic missile program and increase financial and strategic suppor... Read more

  • Curbelo, Kuster Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Combat Opioid Epidemic
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida’s only Member of the House Ways and Means Committee which has jurisdiction over healthcare policy, and Annie Kuster (NH-2), the founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, introduced H.R. 5699, the “Hospital Opioid Solutions Toolkit (HOST) Act of 2018.” This bipartisan legislation that would require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop an evidence-based best practices toolkit for hospitals to reduc... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes Administration’s New Venezuela-Related Sanctions, Calls for Congressional Action
    Posted in Press Releases on May 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement commenting on the Trump Administration’s newly announced Venezuela-related sanctions: “The Nicolas Maduro regime’s moral bankruptcy and systematic corruption has led to a crackdown on human rights, violence against peaceful demonstrators, and a move toward single-party, totalitarian rule in Venezuela that cannot go unchecked. The United States is rightfully engaged in Latin America, and this Administration will not allow Madu... Read more

  • Curbelo: Congress Must Act to Save Honduran TPS Immigrants
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), sponsor of bipartisan legislation granting Honduran Temporary Protected Status immigrants legal permanent residency, issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s decision to end Honduran TPS: “While hoping and waiting they would be able to return to their native country for years, Honduran migrants have become essential parts of the South Florida community by contributing to our local economy and our culture,” Curbelo said. “This is ... Read more

  • ICYMI: Curbelo Highlights Need to Encourage Younger Americans to Enter the Workforce
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Last week, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida’s only Member on the House Ways and Means Committee, discussed the federal government’s role in supporting and encouraging young people to enter the workforce. Curbelo asked the witnesses about the role the federal government is currently playing to encourage getting more young Americans off the sidelines and into the workforce, and whether those in the private and nonprofit sector find the government to be a reliable partner. He a... Read more

  • Curbelo Named 4th Most Bipartisan Member of Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) was named the 4th most bipartisan Member of Congress, according to The Lugar Center and Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy Bipartisan Index, a non-partisan ranking of how often each Member of Congress works across party lines. Based on his legislative work in 2017, Curbelo ranked 4 out of 438 Members of Congress. For the entirety of the 114th Congress, his first-term in the House of Representatives, Curbelo ranked 11 out of 427 Members o... Read more

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