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House bills with bipartisan support would direct regulators to examine new ways to oversee digital assets and protect them from manipulation, as some lawmakers strive to make financial technologies more mainstream.
Despite the techno-libertarian ideology that inspired the creation of blockchain and cryptocurrency, a reckoning between decentralized networks, digital assets, and state apparatus has been a long time coming.
Central Florida will receive nearly $8 million in federal funding to expand affordable housing stock and battle homelessness, U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy and Darren Soto announced Monday.
On February 6th, 2019, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto gave the following remarks on climate change at the first Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing.
As conditions deteriorate in Venezuela and its people continue fleeing to the U.S. seeking political asylum, two U.S. congressmen from Florida are working to pass a bipartisan immigration bill to help those fleeing the Maduro government.
Katie Aragón of the immigrant advocacy group Fwd.US: “Deporting Alejandra [Juarez] was simply wrong — wrong for our country, wrong for her community. Sadly, her story is not unique.”
WASHINGTON, DC — For months, the Trump administration has sought to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs for immigrants from several countries in Latin America and Africa, though its efforts have been hampered by court rulings.
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Kissimmee, has been appointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. It is the oldest, continuous standing committee in the U.S. House and has the broadest jurisdiction of any committee in Congress, overseeing several federal departments and agencies, Soto said in a news release.
A Kissimmee sensor-research facility is expected to establish a new cybersecurity center for microelectronics using $30 million in the defense-spending bill approved by Congress this week.
President Donald Trump is expected to sign the $684 billion bill.
This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Darren Soto’s, D-Fla., proposal to help the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other government agencies at the state and local levels.