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  • Curbelo Teams Up with Google to Encourage South Florida Students to Study Computer Science
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and employees from Google visited Howard D. McMillan Middle School in Southwest Miami-Dade yesterday to deliver the Computer Science First Roadshow, a 45-minute presentation that teaches students about the importance of STEM education, uses interactive activities to teach them coding basics, and encourages students to develop an interest in computer science. Curbelo opened up the assembly by sharing with students how growing and improving their understanding... Read more

  • Curbelo Supports House Passage of Fair Trade Legislation to Stimulate Economic Growth
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida’s only Member on the Ways and Means Committee and an original co-sponsor of H.R. 4979, welcomed tonight’s House passage of the bipartisan legislation. H.R. 4979 is bipartisan legislation that provides a three-year renewal of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, a longstanding U.S. trade preference program that delivers tariff relief and cost savings to American businesses, workers, and consumers across the country. “I want to s... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on the President’s FY19 Budget Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement commenting on the President’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal released today: “Today’s budget proposal from the Administration is certainly not reflective of the direction our federal government resources should take. From significant reductions to agencies needed to protect our environment and combat the threats of climate change and sea level rise, to cuts to Community Block Grants that assist in disaster recovery, this bu... Read more

  • Following Assurances on Immigration, Curbelo Supports Government Spending Package with Multiple South Florida Priorities
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Following assurances from Congressional Leadership both Chambers will move on immigration legislation that incorporates a pathway for DACA recipients, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement on his vote in favor of a government spending package that incorporates multiple South Florida priorities: “When Hurricane Irma hit Florida last year, many hard-working Americans in my home state of Florida, and specifically many of my constituents in the Florida Keys, lost every... Read more

  • Seven Curbelo South Florida Priorities in the Spending Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Early this morning, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) supported a spending package that incorporates multiple South Florida priorities: Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes Assurance House Will Take Up DACA, Will Support Spending Bill Later Today
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), one of the key players in Congressional negotiations on immigration, issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement by Speaker Paul Ryan the House of Representatives will move on to DACA legislation after the budget agreement: “One of my chief legislative priorities this Congress and the last, has been to forge a compromise on immigration that delivers a fair, permanent solution for young immigrants brought to our country as children, while s... Read more

  • Curbelo Talks Basketball and Bipartisanship with Roll Call at Spanish Eatery
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), consistently ranked one of the most bipartisan Members of Congress, sat down with Roll Call’s Eric Garcia for an interview at Joselito Casa De Comidas, a Spanish restaurant in Washington D.C. that reminds Curbelo of South Florida. The two discussed Curbelo’s commitment to bipartisanship and how his time working as a high school basketball referee provided him valuable lessons he’s put into practice as a Member of Congress. Roll Call’s “At the Table” is a vi... Read more

  • The Hill: Sessions' War on Marijuana a Handout for Illegal Operators
    Posted in Press Releases on February 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    The 2013 Cole Memorandum, recently rescinded by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, ensured a hands-off approach from the federal government in states with “strong and effective regulatory and enforcement systems” for marijuana. Through his decision to rescind this common-sense policy, Sessions has undermined states’ rights and disrupted their efforts to implement and execute marijuana enforcement policies. The attorney general’s action is a complete contradiction to the federalist model of governme... Read more

  • Curbelo, Murphy Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Departing Military Servicemembers Successfully Transition to Civilian Life
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Stephanie Murphy (FL-7) introduced bipartisan legislation to help the more than 200,000 servicemembers who leave the military each year successfully transition to civilian life and provide for their families. The Better Access to Technical Training, Learning, and Entrepreneurship (BATTLE) for Servicemembers Act will better prepare departing servicemembers to attend college, learn a technical trade, or start a small business. Other original co-spo... Read more

  • Curbelo Supports House Passage of “The Strengthening Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2017”
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), South Florida’s only Member on the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee and co-sponsor of H.R. 4547, “The Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2017,” welcomed yesterday’s House passage of the bipartisan legislation. During the debate on the House floor just before passage, Curbelo highlighted how the legislation will help the millions of Americans who require assistance managing their Social Security benefits and ensure the mos... Read more

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