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September 18, 2020 Press Release

KISSIMMEE, FL - Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) led Members of the Florida Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis requesting he immediately release the remaining CARES Act federal dollars in the Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to all Florida counties, cities and towns. The letter comes after Osceola County reported it is wai

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September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus has endorsed Congressman Darren Soto’s bill, the Protect Patriot Spouses Act (H.R. 557), supporting the Juarez family and all military spouses facing deportation. 

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September 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) released the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked a vote for his House-passed Venezuela TPS Act:

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September 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, the House passed Congressman Darren Soto’s bill to rename a Winter Haven Post Office (1401 1st Street North in Winter Haven, Florida) after Althea Margaret Daily Mills, a civil rights hero who sued Polk County to desegregate the public schools.

September 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, Congressman Darren Soto’s bills, the Digital Taxonomy Act (H.R. 2154) and the Blockchain Innovation Act (H.R.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the dispensing of funding passed by Congress to help American municipalities serve constituents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation was supported by Central Florida Reps. Demings, Soto, and Murphy.

August 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, with the U.S. Postal Service under assault from the Trump Administration, Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) voted to pass H.R.

August 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06), Co-Chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, along with Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11), Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06), and Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) asking for guidance on the taxation of “block rewards” in a proof of stake network.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Tom Suozzi (D-NY), John Rutherford (R-FL), Darren Soto (D-FL), and Greg Steube (R-FL) this week introduced H.R.

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July 8, 2020 In The News

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Lawmakers are pushing for an expedited resupply of the drug Remdesivir that has been successful in treating COVID-19 patients.

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June 26, 2020 In The News

The U.S. House unanimously passed a resolution Friday that would establish the Pulse nightclub in Orlando as a national memorial site, four years after a mass shooting there killed 49 and wounded dozens more.

June 26, 2020 In The News

The U.S,. House of Representatives has passed a bill designating Pulse Nightclub as a national memorial site, honoring the 49 lives that were lost during the worst attack on LGBTQ lives in the United States. 

June 26, 2020 In The News

A bill to declare the Pulse Memorial and Museum a the “National Pulse Memorial’ was approved Friday by the U.S. House of Representatives.

May 22, 2020 In The News

It dawned on Rep. Darren Soto when Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was testifying before Congress during his first term as a young congressman from central Florida.

May 22, 2020 In The News

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando International Airport executives are forced to make some tough calls and big budget cuts as they’re dealing with the devastating financial impact of COVID-19.

May 22, 2020 In The News

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — A green sticker, with a towing image was recently placed on the car of a tenant at Osceola Pointe Apartment Homes.

It reads, “for nonpayment of rent.”

 

“The CARES Act protects these properties from being targeted or threatened with eviction notices or anything,” said Kristellys Estanga with Organize Florida. 

May 21, 2020 In The News

A Central Florida congressman is pushing to extend federal unemployment benefits until January.

I-Team Investigator Kylie McGivern found Florida delayed distributing $600 federal unemployment checks that many are still waiting on.

May 19, 2020 In The News

The manager of Florida’s COVID-19 dashboard, which provides detailed information on cases of the highly contagious disease, says she was removed from her job after objecting to an order to “censor” coronavirus data.

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On February 6th, 2019, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto gave the following remarks on climate change at the first Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing.