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  • Curbelo: Washington Should Look to Tallahassee as an Example of Political Courage Today
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement regarding the Florida legislature’s passage of gun and school safety legislation earlier today: “This is a welcome step toward making our communities safer for all Floridians. I’m grateful to those in the Florida legislature – on both sides of the aisle – who led this effort and congratulate them on this meaningful action. “While I am hopeful next week the U.S. House of Representatives will be taking up the STOP School Violence... Read more

  • VIDEO: Curbelo Addresses AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and John Culberson (TX-7) addressed The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. Curbelo and Culberson highlighted the alliance and true friendship between the United States and Israel, including some examples of Israeli emergency personnel who assisted with disaster recovery on the ground in states like Florida and Texas after Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, California after the wildfires, and U.S. territory... Read more

  • Curbelo, South Florida Delegation Urge VA Committee to Launch Immediate Investigation into Inaccurate Testing at Miami VA
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo was joined by a bipartisan group of South Florida Members urging the House Committee on Veterans Affairs (VA) to ask the General Accountability Office (GAO) to launch an immediate investigation into the inaccurate HIV testing that took place at the Miami VA Medical Center (VAMC), and was reported by the Miami Herald last week. “We are appalled by recent reports about serious negligence at the Bruce W. Carter Miami VA Medical Center (Miami VAMC),” the members ... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes U.S Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley for Discussion on U.S.-Latin America Relations at FIU [ENGLISH AND ESPAÑOL]
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2018 | Preview rr

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  • Curbelo, Schrader, Thompson, Bilirakis Introduce Bill to Close Medicare Part B-COBRA Loophole
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Kurt Schrader (OR-05), Mike Thompson (CA-05), and Gus Bilirakis (FL-06) introduced the bipartisan Medicare Enrollment Protection Act of 2018, H.R. 5104, to protect seniors from coverage gaps in Medicare. Under current law, anyone 65 and older who does not enroll in Medicare Part B within eight months of retiring or being laid off from his or her job is penalized with a higher lifetime premium and a delayed start to Medicare coverage. This includes t... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on MDCPS Superintendent Carvalho’s Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), a former member of the Miami-Dade County School Board issued the following statement regarding the news Superintendent Alberto Carvalho’s announcement he will be leaving MDCPS: “Alberto Carvalho is one of the greatest public servants in the history of South Florida. I had the special honor of serving with him as a member of the Miami-Dade County School Board, and I witnessed first hand his dedication, professionalism, and integrity‎. He is a man of his word... Read more

  • Curbelo: Inaccurate HIV Testing at Miami VA Unacceptable, Disgusting
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), who represents South Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties, issued the following statement regarding the Miami Herald’s report about inaccurate HIV testing at the Miami VA: “The fact that the Miami VA, an essential healthcare center for nearly 150,000 American heroes living in Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, can’t do something as basic as proper laboratory testing correctly is unacceptable. It’s disgusting to me that this is how our men and women who serv... Read more

  • Curbelo Visits Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Will Meet with Student Survivors Next Week in Washington to Support Calls for Gun Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement after his visit today to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School: “Today I visited Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and met with Superintendent Runcie and Chief Hutchinson, and I was especially grateful to share an embrace with my friend, Patti Good, a member of the Broward County School Board. The visit was both moving and sobering. I walked-through the horrifying events that took place there just last week, and I witnessed... Read more

  • Bloomberg: South Dade Residents Already Seeing Larger Paychecks Thanks to Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on February 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    This Florida City Shows How Trump Tax Cuts May Buoy Republicans Bloomberg By Michael Sasso and Steve Matthews February 22, 2018 https://bloom.bg/2BGAytX In Homestead, Florida -- a battleground city where Hillary Clinton trounced President Donald Trump by 16 points in 2016 -- incumbent Representative Carlos Curbelo has been called “the most endangered Republican in Congress” by a hometown paper. But interviews with more than a dozen potential voters indicate that some are feeling more positive ab... Read more

  • Curbelo: FBI Protocol Failure is Unacceptable
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced it had failed to follow protocols after receiving tips regarding the Parkland, Florida shooter: “This failure of protocol is unacceptable. The FBI needs to offer complete transparency on the investigation of what went wrong, those responsible must be held accountable, and steps must be taken to ensure it never happens again.” Read more

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