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Congresswoman Salazar
June 22, 2021
Today, Representatives Maria Elvira Salazar (FL-27), Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Carlos A. Gimenez (FL-26), and Michael Waltz (FL-6) introduced a resolution reaffirming the United States’ commitment to Colombia, America’s strongest ally in Latin America.

Congresswoman Salazar meeting with small business owners from FL-27
June 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL) announced today that they reintroduced bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives to help increase support to female entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses.


SOSNicaragua
June 17, 2021
Hoy, la Congresista María Elvira Salazar y otros presentaron H.R. 3964, , la ley bipartidista Revisión. Este proyecto de ley requiere que el Representante Comercial de los Estados Unidos (USTR) revise el cumplimiento de Nicaragua con el CAFTA-DR (un Tratado de Libre Comercio entre los Estados Unidos y 6 países centroamericanos) dentro de 60 días.

SOSNicaragua
June 17, 2021
Today, Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar introduced H.R. 3964, the bipartisan Nicaragua Free Trade Review Act. This bill requires the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to review Nicaragua’s compliance with CAFTA-DR (a Free Trade Agreement between the United States and 6 Central American countries) within 60 days.

HFAC Hearing
June 16, 2021
During a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar (FL-27) questioned the Biden Administration's US Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas Greenfield, on U.S. policy towards Latin America.

Congresswoman Salazar on the House Floor
June 15, 2021
Today, Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar (FL-27) condemned the Ortega regime in a speech on the Floor of the United States House of Representatives and called on our international partners to sanction his daughter, Camila Ortega Murillo, who was recently sanctioned by the United States for corruption.

SOSNicaragua
June 7, 2021
During a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar (FL-27) questioned Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the deteriorating humanitarian and political crisis in Nicaragua and requested a meeting with Secretary Blinken and US Trade Representative Katherine Tai to discuss Nicaragua's participation in free trade agreements with the United States.

MES force act
June 2, 2021
Today, Congresswoman Maria Elvira Salazar sent a letter to Isabella Guzman, Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA), urging her to provide more information on the preparedness of Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA) for the 2021 hurricane season and the office’s ability to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic while also managing loans stemming from natural disasters.

Job Fair
June 1, 2021
Today, Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar introduced the Gold Star Families Benefits Protection Act, which would restore access to surviving children of families who have made the ultimate sacrifice of losing a loved one in service to our nation.

MES force act
May 14, 2021
Today, Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar introduced the American Medical Investment Generating Overseas Security or the AMIGOS Act (H.R. 3236) to protect American Intellectual Property and strengthen the United State's ability to engage in vaccine diplomacy in Latin America and the Caribbean.