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  • Curbelo Joins The Hill for Wide-Ranging Discussion at #LatinosInSmallBiz Event
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    – Earlier today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), joined The Hill’s Editor-in-Chief Bob Cusack for a wide-ranging discussion at the “Latino Entrepreneurship & the American Dream” event in Washington. Curbelo discussed his personal experience as a Hispanic entrepreneur, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed last year and the current growth of the economy, the recent immigration debate in the House of Representatives, the ongoing “trade war” with China and U.S. allies – like Mexico, Canada, and t... Read more

  • IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Curbelo Discusses Effects of New Chinese Tariffs on Florida Lobster
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined U.S. 1 Radio News’ Bill Becker to discuss the new tariff policy placed by the Administration on a variety of Chinese products, including computers, semiconductors, and medical devices, that resulted in China placing $34 billion in tariffs on U.S. goods, such as pork, poultry, soybeans, corn and Florida lobsters. “When we have tariff policies that aren’t targeted — that are excessively broad — that also hurts American consumers and in this case, fisher... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes Resignation of Scott Pruitt from EPA
    Posted in Press Releases on July 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), who was the first Republican Member of Congress to call for Scott Pruitt to resignas Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), issued the following statement regarding Pruitt’s resignation earlier today: “This step was long overdue. Scott Pruitt was never the right choice to lead the EPA, and his scandal-plagued tenure has been an embarrassment to the Agency, and grossly disrespectful to American taxpayers. While this doesn’t undo any of t... Read more

  • Curbelo Recognizes Immigrant Heritage Month, With Reflection on Immigration Debate
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the leader of a bipartisan discharge petition effort that has pressured House Republican Leadership to come to the table for immigration negotiations, reflected on Immigrant Heritage Month on the floor of the House of Representatives. “Mr. Speaker, Saturday marks the end of Immigrant Heritage Month, an annual tradition dedicated to celebrating the contributions immigrants have made to communities all across the country. Our nation was founded by ... Read more

  • IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Curbelo: They Doubled Down on a Failed, Broken, Inefficient, Unfair, Cruel Immigration System [ENGLISH & ESPAÑOL]
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the leader of a bipartisan discharge petition effort that has pressured House Republican Leadership to come to the table and negotiate H.R.6136 – The Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018, joined with other supporters of the bill following the vote on the House Floor. “This bill would have secured the border,” Curbelo said. “This bill would have provided certainty – secured a future – for approximately two million young immigrants br... Read more

  • Curbelo Secures South Florida Priorities in 2019 Defense Spending Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) welcomed House passage of H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, including several bipartisan South Florida priorities. “Ensuring a robust defense and adequate resources for our men and women sacrificing to protect our freedoms and security is an essential Congressional responsibility,” Curbelo said. “With this bill we’re raising troop pay, guaranteeing robust funding for needed modernization, and expanding funding for health benefit... Read more

  • PHOTO RELEASE: Curbelo Receives 60 Plus Associations’ Guardian of Seniors' Rights Award
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), was one of 26 members of Congress to receive The 60 Plus Associations’ Guardian of Seniors' Rights Award for his dedication to protecting our nation’s senior citizens. “It’s the responsibility of every American to do their part to ensure senior citizens are treated with the fairness and respect they so rightfully deserve,” Curbelo said. “As a Member of Congress, that means supporting policies that protect the programs they depend on, working to m... Read more

  • Climate Solutions Caucus Grows to 84 Members
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    The bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus recently grew by six new members: Representatives Bill Posey (FL-8), Robert Scott (VA-3), Lynn Jenkins (KS-2), Stephen Lynch (MA-8), Brett Guthrie (KY-2), and John Yarmuth (KY-03). Co-Chaired and founded by Representatives Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Ted Deutch (FL-22) in February 2016, the Caucus is now comprised of 84 Members of Congress, split evenly between Democrats and Republicans, representing diverse districts from across the country. “Now 84 Member... Read more

  • Curbelo: Short-Sighted Voted to Preserve a Broken, Inefficient, Unfair Immigration System
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), the leader of a bipartisan discharge petition effort that has pressured House Republican Leadership to come to the table for immigration negotiations, issued the following statement on the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018 vote today: Today a coalition of shortsighted House Members shamefully came together to preserve the broken, inefficient, unfair immigration system that misgoverns our country. By rejecting sensible immigration reform, a ... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on SCOTUS Travel Ban Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement on today’s United States Supreme Court decision upholding the Administration’s travel ban: “The United States is and has always been a generous nation when it comes to welcoming those who seek refuge and want to contribute to society. We cannot shy away from our responsibility as the greatest nation on Earth to help those in need. While we should demand a strong vetting process and orderly, lawful entry, we must not summarily r... Read more

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