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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.

Legislation

Former US Congressman Carlos Curbelo
January 22, 2020

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.

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Jobs

Former US Congressman Carlos Curbelo
September 24, 2019

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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Immigration Reform

Former US Congressman Carlos Curbelo
June 3, 2019

Immigration policy in the U.S.—and the perception thereof—remains rife with xenophobia, scapegoating, and identity politics. I believe that…

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Sustainability

Former US Congressman Carlos Curbelo
April 16, 2019

Perhaps the issue that I spent the most time and resources on during my four years at Congress was climate policy and the environment…

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Background

Former US Congressman Carlos Curbelo
March 19, 2019

I came into the cannabis industry from a tax angle. As a member of the Ways and Means Committee I was always looking for opportunities…

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