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  • Curbelo on the House Floor: Long Road Ahead, but Keys Recovery Is Already Underway
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) took to the House floor to urge his Congressional colleagues on both sides of the aisle to come together to support the large groups of Americans affected by natural disasters, like his constituents in the Florida Keys. Immediately following Hurricane Irma, Curbelo was on the ground in the Florida Keys and Miami-Dade County coordinating federal resources, assessing damage, and meeting with constituents. He returned to Washington yesterday to co-chair ... Read more

  • Following Hurricane Irma, Curbelo Urges Constituents to File Disaster Relief Claims and Pushes Long-Term FEMA Funding, Tax Relief for Those Impacted
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) has been focused on the immediate needs of his constituents in the Florida Keys and South Miami-Dade County. Following the President’s Major Disaster Declaration, Curbelo encouraged individuals and businesses in both Monroe and Miami-Dade County to check their eligibility for financial assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Small Business Administration (SBA). In order to assist his constituents... Read more

  • Curbelo Commends Colleagues for Swift Funding of Initial Hurricane Irma Disaster Relief, Extension of Flood Insurance Program
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    While dealing with storm preparations for Hurricane Irma from South Florida, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement after his colleagues in Washington passed a spending bill that included the first of many necessary federal disaster relief funding packages for Hurricane Irma and an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program: “As my constituents and I prepare for the potentially disastrous impacts of Hurricane Irma here in South Florida, it is critical for us... Read more

  • ICYMI: From South Florida, Curbelo Urges Congressional Colleagues to Approve FEMA Funding Ahead of Hurricane Irma
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    As he prepares for Hurricane Irma from South Florida, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined Fox News Channel over the phone to urge his Congressional colleagues in Washington, D.C. to pass federal disaster relief funding for Florida and Texas. Curbelo left Washington last night to return to South Florida to prepare his family and community for Hurricane Irma. Earlier today, he joined Senator Marco Rubio at the Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center to coordinate Federal Emergency Manageme... Read more

  • Curbelo Calls on House Leadership To Back Up Words With Action: Bring RAC Act to the Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Cuba and Immigration

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement of the Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the need for Congress to pass the H.R. 1468, the Recognizing America’s Children (RAC) Act: “Over the years, immigrant children have arrived in our country — brought by their parents who either crossed one of our borders or overstayed their visas. For most of these young people, the United States i... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes Decision to Open 30 Homes at Naval Air Station Key West to Non-DOD Civilians
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) today welcomed an announcement from Balfour Beatty that 30 surplus housing units on Naval Air Station Key West would be opened up to non-Department of Defense civilians. Curbelo has consistently advocated to open up surplus base housing units to civilians as a means of easing the affordable housing crisis in Key West. Since February 2016, Curbelo has also urged U.S. Navy officials to move forward with the process of opening up the currently vacant 166 Sigsbe... Read more

  • Curbelo: New Afghanistan and Pakistan Strategy a Positive Step Toward Stability in South Asia
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    “More broadly, this policy announcement recognizes that while our country cannot serve as the international police, we do accept our responsibility as the last remaining super power? to fight terrorism and promote peace. A world in which America leads is safer and more prosperous for all.”? Read more

  • ICYMI: Curbelo Shares His Family's Immigration Story, His Experience Growing Up in a Cuban-American Household
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) recently sat down with The Washington Post to discuss what it was like growing up in a Cuban-American family and how he is passing on that heritage to his daughters. Curbelo spoke of his parent’s decision to flee from Cuba after Fidel Castro’s Revolution, their involvement in the anti-Castro resistance, and his deep appreciation for the Cuban-American culture that has reinforced his patriotism and gratitude for the opportunities the United States offered his... Read more

  • Curbelo: Comprehensive, Permanent Tax Reform Remains A Priority
    Posted in Press Releases on August 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    On Sunday, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined NBC 6’s Impact with Jackie Nespral to discuss Curbelo’s recent visit to President Ronald Reagan’s ranch, Curbelo’s work on comprehensive tax reform, and why he believes it can get done this year, despite other issues garnering attention in Washington. Last week, the Miami Herald spoke with Curbelo about his trip to Rancho del Cielo and his work on the Committee since his appointment at the start of this Congress. Curbelo’s remarks at Presid... Read more

  • Curbelo in South Dade News Leader: We’ve Already Fought This War
    Posted in Press Releases on August 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    "Our nation, and the world have already fought this war. Hundreds of thousands, just like Benjamin Meadows, gave their lives for it. Unequivocally condemning the hate and violence in Charlottesville this weekend is the least we can do to honor their sacrifice." Read more

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