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June 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, Congressman Darren Soto’s (D-FL-09) bipartisan bills, H.R.

June 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) released the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) analysis of Reps.

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May 28, 2021 Press Release

KISSIMMEE, FL – Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) and members of the Florida Democratic delegation sent a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis expressing concern over his decision to withdraw Florida from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Program (FPUC) on June 26, 2021.

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May 28, 2021 Press Release

KISSIMMEE, FL – Today, bipartisan members of the Florida congressional delegation, led by Reps.

May 27, 2021 Press Release

KISSIMMEE, FL - In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) recognized seven community leaders for their contributions to the Central Florida community. Congressman Soto read their biographies into the Congressional Record and they each received official Congressional Record certificates. 

May 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) reintroduced H.R. 3543, the Blockchain Technology Coordination Act (BTCA) of 2021 to establish a Blockchain Center of Excellence within the U.S.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 49, legislation that designates the Pulse nightclub as a National Memorial Site. Reps.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) announced that he submitted 10 Community Project Funding (CPF) requests to the House Committee on Appropriations for funding consideration in the FY2022 cycle.

May 8, 2021 Press Release

KISSIMMEE, FL – Today, as a result of being granted humanitarian parole, Alejandra Juarez will reunite with her family in Central Florida after being deported to Mexico three years ago. Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) has issued the following statement in response:

 

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May 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, in a House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife hearing, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) spoke in support of his bill, 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.