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July 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) announced today that the Polk County Fire Rescue will receive a $4 million federal grant to strengthen its operations by hiring additional firefighters and the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters.

July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On July 19, 2017, Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09), Rep. Raul Ruiz (CA-36), and Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) filed a Resolution urging for Tom Flores to be inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

July 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) announced today that the Kissimmee Gateway and the Bartow Municipal Airports have received over $2.7 million in grants by the U.S. Department of Transportation for the installation of more secure and sustainable infrastructure.

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July 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) announced today that Haines City Fire Rescue will receive a $674,978 grant to fund the hiring of additional firefighters and emergency medical technicians. During Soto’s first week in Congress, he directed staff to contact the Haines City Fire Chief regarding this opportunity and advice on how to apply.

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July 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) passed five amendments to the House National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, H.R. 2810. All five of Soto’s amendments were adopted by voice vote before being passed by a bi-partisan vote of 344 to 81.

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - During yesterday’s Natural Resources Committee meeting, U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) highlighted national security, the economy, and the environment as key reasons for extending the drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico and banning seismic drilling off the Atlantic Coast.

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June 16, 2017 Press Release

WINTER HAVEN, FL - U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of his third office in Florida’s Ninth Congressional District. This office is conveniently located in the Winter Haven City Hall to better serve our constituents in Polk County. All are welcome and light refreshments will be served.

June 13, 2017 Blog Post

Congressman Darren Soto said, “The people of Puerto Rico have spoken.  By an overwhelming margin, they have voted to become full partners in our great country.  They have voted for statehood.  I said I would respect – and fight – for their wishes, and that’s exactly what I intend to do.  This is now a matter of civil rights and equality.  These Americans serve in our military, pay federal taxes

June 13, 2017 Blog Post

Congressman Soto joined Congresswoman Val Demings and others in remembering the 49 victims of the Pulse nightclub attack, one year later.  

 

OUR PULSE STILL BEATS

 

Inspiration from a brother lost too soon

June 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, U.S. Representative Darren Soto (D-FL) released the following statement:

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