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Soto denounces the consideration of the repeal of Obamacare and supports bipartisan legislation. In Florida's 9th District, many families would be in danger of losing their insurance due to the potential Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal, making this a life or death issue. Congressman Soto spoke on the House floor to confront this pressing issue.
To confront one of Florida’s most pressing environmental problems – algae blooms fed by the release of nutrient-polluted overflow from Lake Okeechobee – the Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott agreed this year to invest $1.2 billion to build a new reservoir south of the lake and spend another $50 million to speed up repairs to the crumbling dike surrounding the lake.
Today, the Trump Administration set out a broken budget with more broken promises. Hear Congressman Soto speak out against these cruel cuts to healthcare, farm aid, cancer and other science research, and small businesses.
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.
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.
TOP 5 REASONS TRUMPCARE DOESN’T CARE
#1 TrumpCare cuts Medicaid
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.
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.