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  • 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

  • Curbelo Secures Inclusion of FEMA Reforms in House-Passed FAA Reauthorization
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) celebrated House passage of the long-term Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018. The bill included the bipartisan Disaster Recovery Reform Act, which Curbelo advocated for with House leadership when they visited the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma last year, to help communities lessen the impact of future disasters with smarter building and more efficient Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programs. “This FAA reau... Read more

  • VIDEO: Curbelo Urges Administration to Encourage Meaningful Reform of Federal Cannabis Policies
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Last night, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the sponsor of legislation to provide tax parity to legally operating marijuana businesses, joined with Representatives Matt Gaetz (FL-1) and Earl Blumenauer (OR-3) on the House Floor to discuss the state of cannabis policy as well as Attorney General Jeff Session’s witch hunt against legal, state-regulated operators and hamstringing of federal research on cannabis’ effects. “As I’ve said before in this Chamber Mr. Speaker, the best ally that il... Read more

  • WTAS: Parents, Stakeholders, Bipartisan Members Celebrate House Passage of Curbelo Bill to Protect Children from ID Fraud
    Posted in Press Releases on April 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, South Florida parents, national stakeholders and bipartisan Members of Congress celebrated the House passage of Representative Carlos Curbelo’s (FL-26) “Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act” earlier this week. The bipartisan legislation will help prevent identities from being stolen by a type of theft known as “synthetic ID fraud,” which most often affects those with a limited credit history – like children and immigrants – negatively affecting their ability to get a mortgage or cr... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on Visit to NAS Key West, JIATF-South with President Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined President Donald Trump on a visit to Key West, Florida. Curbelo traveled with the President aboard Air Force One from West Palm Beach to Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West. After greeting local officials, they travelled by motorcade to the Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF-South) for a classified briefing about the work being conducted at the facility. Curbelo released the following statement about his time with the President and their vi... Read more

  • Curbelo Discusses the Future of U.S.Cuba Relations Before Today’s Cuban "Transition of Power"
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Earlier this week, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined NBC 6’s “Impact with Jackie Nespral” to discuss today’s expected transition of power in Cuba and the future of U.S.-Cuba relations going forward. Curbelo reiterated his support for dissidents and opposition leaders and encouraged re-staffing-the U.S. Embassy in Havana as soon as possible to ensure dissidents have support on the ground. “The focus of American foreign policy has to be to support the Cuban people and specifically the d... Read more

  • ICYMI: Curbelo to Join President Trump on Visit to Key West  
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    During an interview with U.S. 1 Radio News earlier this afternoon, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) announced he would be joining President Trump on his visit to Key West. Curbelo will travel with the President aboard Air Force One to Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West and receive a briefing from Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF South). “Ezra, well I’ll go ahead and break the news that I will be traveling with the President tomorrow, and will be arriving with him, and will be out at ... Read more

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