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  • FLASHBACK FRIDAY: “Curbelo Calls for Decisive Action in Syria”
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Last night, Representative Carlos Curbelo commended the President’s decision to conduct an airstrike against Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Curbelo has repeatedly and consistently called for decisive action to be taken against the Assad regime in Syria since 2013: August 28, 2013: August 30, 2013: September 3, 2013: Press Release: “Carlos Curbelo Calls for Decisive Action in Syria” Curbelo: “The Administration has reached the correct decision in holding Bashar al Assad accountable for brutally gassin... Read more

  • Curbelo Comments on Increase to Puerto Rico’s Medicare Advantage Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Foreign Affairs

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement regarding Puerto Rico’s expected 7% increase in Medicare Advantage (MA) funding, which mitigates previous cuts of more than 20% on the base rates of funding resulting from the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) formula that began in 2012: “I’m grateful the Administration recognized the importance of assisting the people of Puerto Rico as they tackle the healthcare crisis. Reducing the burden of the previous Administration's cuts... Read more

  • Curbelo: On Syria, America Must Lead
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), issued the following statement commenting on the Assad regime’s most recent chemical attack on Syrian civilians: “One of the greatest blemishes on human history is the war that has raged in Syria for over six years. This most recent attack is another example of Bashar al Assad’s sick obsession with remaining in power, even if that means resorting to brutal tactics that kill his own people and continue to destroy the country. Bashar al Assad is a terr... Read more

  • The Hill: GOP lawmaker calls for select committee on Russia
    Posted in In The News on March 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) told The Hill on Wednesday that he supports empaneling a bipartisan independent select committee to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election as questions over House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes's (R-Calif.) handling of the issue continue to mount. Curbelo said a congressional select committee — which would work independently of the House and Senate Intelligence committees — would “give greater credibility and independence to th... Read more

  • Curbelo Commends Trump Administration’s Sanctioning of Maduro Thug
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    “The rise to power of Tareck El Aissami has been an alarming development for anyone desiring a future of freedom, democracy, and dignity for the Venezuelan people. These sanctions send a strong message of solidarity to the people of Venezuela and against the gangsters who have destroyed that country and brought so many Venezuelans to the point of starvation." Read more

  • AP: Cuban-American lawmakers make themselves heard again in Washington
    Posted in In The News on February 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Cuba and Immigration

    "Everything is going to be very different." Read more

  • Sunshine State News: Florida Delegation Wants to Bring in Foreign Sand to Renourish Beaches
    Posted in In The News on February 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Energy and Environment

    "Other members of the Florida delegation--Republican U.S. Reps. Carlos Curbelo, Brian Mast and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Democratic U.S. Reps. Charlie Crist, Ted Deutch, Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Frederica Wilson--are co-sponsoring the bill in the House." Read more

  • Curbelo Joins Kinzinger to Reintroduce Authorization of Force Against ISIS
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    “Radical Islamic terrorism is still on the rise, and it’s critical that the Commander in Chief is not restricted in his capabilities to use the full might of our armed forces necessary to eradicate this threat. We look forward to working with the President and his Administration in developing the best strategy, pursuant to this authorization, to destroy ISIS.” Read more

  • Sunshine State News: Carlos Curbelo Brings Back Foreign Spill Protection Act
    Posted in In The News on January 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Energy and Environment

    U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., has brought back his proposal to ensure that Americans aren’t left with the bill when foreign oil spills move into American waters. ... Curbelo brought the bill back last week, this time with U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., acting as the chief co-sponsor. The legislation would change the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) passed in 1990 to ensure costs from foreign oil spills that impact American waters will be incurred by the responsible party. The bill would also ensure t... Read more

  • Curbelo to Trump: Move American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    "During your campaign, you made a forceful pledge to move our American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which is the eternal capital of the Jewish people and the state of Israel," the members wrote. "We write to express support for this policy and urge you to take swift action to relocate our embassy to Jerusalem as soon as you take office." Read more

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