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  • Curbelo Comments on the Homeland Security Decision on Nicaraguan, Honduran TPS
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), lead sponsor of bipartisan legislation that would grant legal permanent resident status to Nicaraguan, Salvadoran, Honduran and Haitian immigrants granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS), issued the following statement regarding last night’s announcement by the Department of Homeland Security temporarily extending TPS for Hondurans and ending it for Nicaraguans: “While hoping and waiting they would be able to return to their native countries for years, Nic... Read more

  • ICYMI: Ahead of Markup, Curbelo Shares Details of Tax Reform Plan with South Florida Constituents
    Posted in Press Releases on November 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Economic Growth, and Taxes

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  • Curbelo Joins Climate Solutions Caucus Members on the House Floor to Call for Further Action on Climate Issues in Congress 
    Posted in Press Releases on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy and Environment

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, took to the House Floor earlier this week to recognize the Caucus's work and growth so far this year and its ability to foster effective dialogue on climate and environmental issues. Additionally, Curbelo urged his colleagues to help expand its influence and encouraged them to join the Caucus. "This is a not an issue that we should shy away from," Curbelo said. "We should rise to this occas... Read more

  • Curbelo: Tax Reform Will Let South Floridians Keep More of Their Paychecks
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Economic Growth, and Taxes

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida's only Member of the Ways and Means Committee, celebrated the introduction of the Committee's legislation to fundamentally reform our outdated and overly complex tax code. For the first time in 31 years, Congress is working to provide the American people – especially those most in need – with a tax system that will apply lower rates for individuals, families and small businesses. Curbelo released the following statement regarding today’... Read more

  • Curbelo Commends Ambassador Haley for Standing with the Cuban People
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement commenting on U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (U.N.) Nikki Haley’s vote against the U.N. General Assembly’s resolution calling for an end to the U.S. sanctions against Cuba: “I commend Ambassador Haley for her leadership in promoting freedom and democratic reform in Cuba. The United States will not tolerate tyrannical dictatorships that undermine American interests and threaten our national security while oppressing the... Read more

  • Curbelo Leads Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Grant Legal Permanent Resident Status to TPS Migrants
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Frederica Wilson (FL-24), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) and Alcee Hastings (FL-20) introduced bipartisan legislation to grant legal permanent resident status to over 300,000 qualified Nicaraguan, Honduran, Salvadoran and Haitian migrants. Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Haiti continue to have substantial disruptions of living conditions which has prevented these nations from adequately handling the return of its nationals for many years. Over tha... Read more

  • Curbelo Joins Axios’s Mike Allen to Talk Bipartisanship, Being a Millennial Voice in Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Earlier today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined Axios and Mike Allen to discuss the need for bipartisanship in Washington. Consistently ranked as one of the most bipartisan Members of Congress, Curbelo discussed how he sees bipartisanship as a means to achieving better and more lasting policy, as well as how personal discipline and flipping the script on risk-taking drives him to continue working across the aisle. Curbelo also discussed his hopes for immigration and tax reform before... Read more

  • With Tax Reform, Economic Recovery Will Finally Reach Every American Household
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    As the U.S. House of Representatives moves forward with plans to introduce and pass the first tax reform bill in 31 years, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the only South Florida Member on the tax-writing Committee on Ways and Means, discusses how allowing all Americans to keep more of their hard-earned paychecks will ensure economic recovery will reach every household. Curbelo joined Speaker Paul Ryan and other Members of House leadership at their weekly press conference to share why tax ... Read more

  • Curbelo on Keys Recovery: Debris Removal Must Be Completed Swiftly, Housing Also Needed
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    With debris removal continuing to be a problem throughout South Florida, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and other Members of the Florida delegation have been urging FEMA to act swiftly as local municipalities struggle to obtain sufficient federal support. Curbelo and other Members of the Florida delegation reiterated their concerns and constituents' frustrations with the debris removal delays, and urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to act swiftly. During an interview on ... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes House Passage Disaster Relief Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Following today’s passage of disaster relief funding in the House of Representatives, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement: “Since Hurricane Irma hit earlier last month, hard-working Americans in my home state of Florida, and specifically many of my constituents in the Florida Keys, have been working around the clock to get their communities, businesses and homes up and running after the storm’s 130 mile per hour winds and significant storm surge. Many lost ever... Read more

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