Entries by Russell Tuff

Diaz-Balart: It’s Time to Propose Tangible Solutions

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement following the passage of H.R.6, the “American Dream and Promise Act of 2019.” “I have continuously voted for efforts that show support for DREAMers and TPS recipients, and I voted for H.R. 6, the “American Dream and Promise Act.” However, it is unfortunate that Democratic leadership has […]

Diaz-Balart: We Remember the Brave Heroes of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement on the thirty-year anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. “Today, we mark thirty years since the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989. On that day, thousands of courageous, unarmed protesters faced down the tanks and bullets ordered against them by Communist China’s Politburo. We recall their bravery as […]

Rooney votes no on disaster relief bill that drastically exceeds requested funding

Last evening, Congressman Francis Roney voted for fiscal responsibility and against a so-called disaster relief bill that far exceeded the initial amounts requested – 86% of the supplemental disaster funding was never requested by the Trump Administration. Congressman Rooney stated, “It has become all too common for Congress to use disaster funding to break through […]

Diaz-Balart Commends Tough Sanctions against the Regime in Cuba

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after President Trump’s Administration announced new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba. Effective June 5, 2019, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that it will no longer authorize group people to people travel, also known as nonacademic educational travel. The administration already ended individual people to people travel […]

Diaz-Balart announces $60 million for the completion of Tamiami Trail Project

“As a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee and co-chair/co-founder of the House Everglades caucus, I have continuously worked to ensure that Everglades Restoration remains a top priority in Congress. The Tamiami Trail project is just one component of that restoration plan, and once completed would provide increased water flows south of the trail. […]

Episode #17 of the Rommel Report

Listen to the latest podcast from the Rommel Report! Will people look back on the 2019 legislative session in Tallahassee and say it was historic? Bob welcomes Ray Rodrigues to the podcast. He is a member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 76th District. He believes people recognize this year as a historic one […]

The Award Goes to Collier State Committee Woman

Collier County State Committee Woman Jan Face Glassman has been awarded the Pacesetter Award by the local Collier Pace Center. Marianne Kearns, M. Ed, Executive Director for the Collier Chapter said, “Jan is an amazing connector and advocate. She teaches me how to advocate! Since I have known Jan and that possibly could be 7 […]

Diaz-Balart: I cannot oppose a bill that seeks to prevent discrimination

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after voting for H.R. 5, the “Equality Act.” “Protecting religious freedom has always been a priority for me. I have voted for and co-sponsored numerous bills that protect and promote religious freedom. I have also dedicated my career to fighting against discrimination in all its forms. This […]