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Al Lawson: THUD Appropriations Bill Has $7 Million for North Florida Projects

“I am proud to have secured the inclusion of these four important projects in the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Subcommittee appropriations bill that are critical to North Florida,” Lawson said. “Each of these projects will have a significant, positive impact on our community and improve the lives of families in Florida’s Fifth Congressional District.”

Mario Diaz-Balart Plans to Use Appropriations Assignments to Help Israel, Take Aim at Cuban,...

Earlier in January, Diaz-Balart announced he was staying on as the top Republicans on the U.S. House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee. Last week, he said he was going to serve on the U.S. House Defense and the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittees.
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Mario Diaz-Balart Staying as Top Republican on Transportation, HUD Appropriations Subcommittee

Diaz-Balart had led the subcommittee when the GOP controlled the chamber and was the lead Republican on it over the past two years.

Mario Diaz-Balart: Feds Sending $100 Million to Miami-Dade for Rapid Transit Bus Line

Diaz-Balart said the county would get $99.9 million from the federal government to help on the South Corridor Rapid Transit Project which is part of the SMART Plan. The money will come through a Federal Trade Administration (FTA) Capital Investment Grant (CIG) Program.

Ben Carson Holds Roundtable Event in Jacksonville

On Monday, Carson joined U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., at a roundtable event in Jacksonville at Sulzbacher’s EnVision Center which helps the homeless.

Mario Diaz-Balart: DOT Sending Funds to South Corridor Rapid Transit Project in Miami-Dade

U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., who leads Republicans on the U.S. House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, announced the funds on Friday. The DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will send the money through its Capital Investment Grant program.

With Reelection Assured, Mario Diaz-Balart Gets Two More Years as Key Member of Appropriations...

Democrats had high hopes for Mary Barzee Flores when she ran against Diaz-Balart in 2018 but, despite the GOP facing a bad election cycle at the national level, the Republican incumbent carried more than 62 percent of the vote and won another term.
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Florida Delegation Can Play a Major Role on $2 Trillion Infrastructure Stimulus to Help...

Having passed a $2.2 trillion stimulus package to help the economy weather the coronavirus crisis last week, the White House and Congress are now abuzz about a potential $2 trillion infrastructure stimulus proposal.

Mario Diaz-Balart Tests Positive for Coronavirus

U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., announced on Wednesday that he tested positive to coronavirus.

Transportation Department Sending Funds to Help South Florida Ports

At the end of last week, U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao announced MARAD has awarded more than $280 million in grants through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program to help improve ports across the nation.
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DOT Sending $17.6 Million to Help Alleviate Rail Obstructions and Traffic in Jacksonville

“Northeast Florida, with its intricate network of railways, highways, and ports, remains a hotbed for federal investment and economic growth,” said Rutherford. “Following other major awards to the region, this grant will ease congestion downtown and clear rail obstructions near major hospitals.

Charlie Crist: THUD Appropriations Bill Will Help Veterans and Offer More Affordable Housing Options

“Veterans’ homelessness is also a major problem,” Crist added. “Those who bravely answered the call to serve should never be without a roof over their heads. While the president’s budget zeroed out funding for veterans’ homelessness, we included $40 million to tackle the problem.
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