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March 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) joined House Democrats in passing H.R.

February 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) voted to pass H.R. 1319, The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, legislation that will provide urgently-needed resources to defeat the virus, get vaccines in people’s arms, put money into families’ pockets, return children safely to the classroom and put people back to work. 

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February 26, 2021 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today Reps. Demings, Murphy, and Soto announced new terror-prevention and preparedness grant funding for Orlando under the Department of Homeland Security’s Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI).

February 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Daren Soto (FL-09), Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) introduced the Strengthening Mental Health Support for BIPOC Communities Act, legislation that aims to

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February 23, 2021 Press Release

KISSIMMEE- In honor of Black History Month, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) recognized nine community leaders for their contributions to Central Florida.

February 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Darren Soto, Whip of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus,  applauded the introduction of President Joe Biden’s U.S.

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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.