Carlos Curbelo served as the U.S. representative for Florida’s 26th congressional district from 2015 to 2019. In 2018, he was defeated for re-election by Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell. Prior to his election to the U.S. House, he served on the school board for Miami-Dade County.
Carlos Curbelo, never one to shy away from the tough issues, discusses how cannabis reform and gun reform aren’t so different in the eyes of the Constitution, saying, “Common sense seems to bind a lot of these issues. It isn’t the most common of the senses in Congress, but we should still try to pursue it.”
In this conversation, titled “Legislation,” Seth picks Carlos Curbelo’s brain about some key take-aways from his recent trip to DC. Carlos discusses the favored SAFE Banking Act, the ill-fated MORE Act, and why the way forward is a moderate one–lest there be no “forward” at all.
In this installment of Middle Ground, Carlos Curbelo touches on jobs, the economy, and where cannabis fits within them. Here are five key takeaways: Carlos gives partial credit to the controversial Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for the United State’s economic …
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