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  • Several of Curbelo’s Initiatives Signed into Law in Transportation Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Washington, D.C.—On Friday evening, President Obama signed into law the Conference Report for H.R. 22, the FAST Act. This important new law includes several initiatives championed by Rep. Curbelo that will directly benefit South Florida communities. Rep. Curbelo offered the following statement: “The FAST Act includes a bipartisan amendment I offered with Rep. Titus that will protect pedestrians in congested traffic areas. Recent AARP reports indicate that the top four deadliest cities in the cou... Read more

  • House Adopts Long Term Infrastructure Bill, Including Several South Florida Priorities
    Posted in Press Releases on December 3, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Washington, D.C.—Today, the House adopted the Conference Report to H.R. 22, the Fixing America’s Infrastructure System, or the FAST Act. Rep. Curbelo (FL-26), a Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement in support of its adoption: “The FAST Act will provide five years of fully paid-for transportation projects throughout the country to fix our aging infrastructure. This critical long-term legislation makes much-needed improvements to highway and ... Read more

  • Rep. Curbelo Strongly Supports Long-Term House Transportation Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on November 5, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation, Small Business, Economic Growth, and Taxes

    Washington, D.C.—Today, the House overwhelmingly supported a bipartisan, long-term highway bill that will reauthorize and reform surface transportation programs in the United States. Rep. Curbelo issued the following statement in support of this legislation: “For far too long, Congress has kicked the can down the road by providing short-term patches to transportation funding, causing uncertainty for our local and state governments as they work to repair our nation’s failing infrastructure. This ... Read more

  • Curbelo on Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Markup
    Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Washington, D.C.—Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee marked up H.R. 3763, the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015. Rep. Curbelo (FL-26) offered the following statement in support of this critical piece of legislation: “This bill authorizes federal surface transportation programs for six years and improves our nation’s infrastructure system by prioritizing funding and providing more flexibility to states. I am pleased that several of my initiati... Read more

  • Rep. Curbelo on Passage of H.R. 3236
    Posted in Press Releases on July 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Transportation, Health Care

    Washington, D.C.—Today, the House passed H.R. 3236, the Surface transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015. Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement in support of its passage: “Today’s passage of the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 will extend the Highway Trust Fund expenditure authority through October 29, 2015. The passage of this bill will allow Congress additional time to work towards a long-term dea... Read more

  • Rep. Curbelo Pleased To Welcome Transportation & Infrastructure Chairman Shuster to South Florida
    Posted in Press Releases on February 24, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Miami, FL - Rep. Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement after meeting in South Florida with Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (PA-9) and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban Bovo, Jr. earlier today: "I had a productive conversation with Chairman Shuster and Commissioner Bovo where we discussed the important transportation and infrastructure issues facing South Florida. With the area's rapid growth and development in recent years, congestion issues have be... Read more

  • Curbelo Statement After Passage of Keystone XL Pipeline Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 11, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation, Energy, Energy and Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) issued the following statement after the House passed S.1, The Keystone XL Pipeline Act: "It's time for the President to show that he is serious about working with Congress to make America more energy independent and to help create quality jobs and opportunities for American families. S.1, The Keystone XL Pipeline Act, has passed both Chambers of Congress with bipartisan support and should be quickly signed into law by President Obama." S.1, ... Read more

  • Congressman Curbelo and Chairman Shuster Statements on Appointment to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittees
    Posted in Press Releases on January 28, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday it was announced that Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) has been appointed to the following Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittees: Aviation Vice Chairman of Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management "Our airports and seaports drive South Florida's economy and are of major significance to the country," Rep. Curbelo said. "These important subcommittee assignments will afford me the opportunity to work in... Read more

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