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DIAZ-BALART, Mario, (brother of Lincoln Diaz–Balart), a Representative from Florida; born in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla., September 25, 1961; graduated from Miami Shores Preparatory High School, Miami Shores, Fla., 1979; attended the University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla.; marketing executive; member of the Florida state house of representatives, 1988-1992, 2000-2002; member of the Florida state senate, 1992-2000; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Eighth and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2003-present).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Mario Diaz-Balart" in Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Appropriations
    • Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development - Chair
  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Science
  • House Committee - Science and Technology
  • House Committee - Transportation and Infrastructure
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