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Congressman Darren Soto

Representing the 9th District of Florida

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May 15, 2017 Blog Post

by Ruben Goddard, Intern

Photo by Orlando Rising

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus monthly newsletter just asked Darren to talk about his first few months in office.  Here's what he said:

May 11, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressman Soto (FL-09)  released the following statement:

"At this point, I think the American people agree that only an independently appointed special counsel can fairly and rigorously investigate whether the Trump campaign violated American law by actively conspiring with Russia to win the 2016 election. 

May 10, 2017 Blog Post
One of the best things about representing Central Florida is the opportunities I get to learn about the amazing, innovative things people in our area are doing. I just toured Costa Farms, Gapway Groves, Agri-Starts, and the University of Florida IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center. The first two have a lot of hard-working growers, and the last two have brilliant scientists. Together, they’re helping feed the country and beautify our gardens.
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May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C - Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) released the following statement:

"I am glad to see that the Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Roselló, has moved forward to protect the interests of the 3.5 million American citizens living on the Island by seeking relief under Title III of PROMESA," Congressman Darren Soto said.

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May 2, 2017 Blog Post

Congressman Soto and his staff have had some busy first days. See his report below:

     

April 13, 2017 Press Release

KISSIMMEE, FL.- U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) has called a town hall meeting to discuss the political and social climate affecting the quality of life of the Muslim community under President Donald Trump’s Administration.

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April 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.-U.S. Representative Darren Soto released the following statement on April 7th about the sudden passing of former Osceola County Chairman Frank Attkisson. During his career in public service, Attkisson served in the Florida House of Representatives for 10 years and as the Mayor of Kissimmee. 
 
April 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) released the following statement in regards to the decision of the President of the Senate of Puerto Rico, Thomas Rivera Schatz, to rescind the administrative order approved in 2014 allowing transgender senate employees to use the bathroom and wear clothing consistent with their gender identity.

April 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) is pleased to announce the passage of legislation that will add two additional Hurricane Hunter aircraft to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) fleet. The provision was included in the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017. Congressman Soto worked closely with Senator Bill Nelson to include the language in the bill (Section 413 - Ensuring the Reliability of Our Hurricane Hunter Aircraft Act).
April 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) will be leading a bipartisan Congressional delegation trip to Iraq this week to visit members of the Florida National Guard. This trip helps fulfills one of his first-term priorities of making sure Florida's warfighters in the field are receiving the support they need from Congress to execute their missions.  

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April 28, 2017 In The News

During these first 100 days, big talk and broken promises is all we have gotten from the Trump administration and House Republicans. The latest example: Trumpcare has gotten even worse. Hear Darren's quick explanation of why the new version is even worse. 

April 3, 2017 In The News

Let’s start with the good news: the overall cancer death rate in the United States has been declining over the past two decades, thanks to lower rates of smoking, earlier detection and better treatments. The bad news: cancer health disparities continue to exist.

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March 8, 2017 In The News

TOP 5 REASONS TRUMPCARE DOESN’T CARE

#1 TrumpCare cuts Medicaid

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February 21, 2017 In The News

Families across Florida’s 9th District are concerned about their health care, and how Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) will affect them.  This past Saturday, Congressman Soto took the initiative to listen to their concerns and brief them on what he is doing to help.

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February 8, 2017 In The News

Valencia College, with four campuses in Central Florida, is filled with extraordinary students who are fulfilling their academic and professional goals in spite of the obstacles they face. Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Congressman Darren Soto met with these students to learn about their aspirations and struggles, and how Congress can help them. 

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January 24, 2017 In The News

Aquellos que me conocen bien saben que soy un eterno optimista, especialmente cuando se trata de temas que afectan al estado de la Florida y mi nación, Estados Unidos. Ese mismo optimismo lo traigo conmigo al Congreso y lo sumo a mis esfuerzos de ayudar a nuestros hermanos y hermanas en la isla de Puerto Rico.

January 24, 2017 In The News

Leaving 80 degree weather behind at our home in Kissimmee, I hopped on an evening flight to Washington D.C. recently to embark on a new journey to represent our community in Congress.

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March 16, 2017 Photo Gallery