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Congressman Darren Soto

Representing the 9th District of Florida

Press Releases

December 12, 2017 Press Release
H.R. 468, legislation included in Defense Spending Bill, is signed by President Trump

Washington, D.C.  Today, President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, which includes the bipartisan Foreign Spill Protection Act, co-introduced by freshman Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) and Republican Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26).

December 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  U.S. Congressman Darren Soto released the following statement today following the Trump Administration’s decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel:

December 1, 2017 Press Release
Grants awarded to purchase six police vehicles in Lake Hamilton

Kissimmee, Florida – U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) announced that the Town of Lake Hamilton was awarded $139,600 in federal grants for its Police Department to purchase six new police vehicles and related operational equipment. The USDA Rural Development award, administered and granted by the U.S.

December 1, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Soto Takes a Stand Against GOP Tax Bill

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) delivered remarks on the House Floor yesterday evening expressing his opposition to the GOP Tax Scam bill. Rep. Soto voted no on the House version of the Republican tax bill, which would raise taxes on Florida’s middle-class families.

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November 30, 2017 Press Release
Grants awarded to hire 40 new police officers for the City of Orlando, Orange County Sheriff’s Office

Kissimmee, Florida – U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) announced that the City of Orlando and Orange County will receive a total of $5 million in federal grants to strengthen its policing operations by hiring 40 additional law enforcement officers.

November 22, 2017 Press Release

Kissimmee, Florida  U.S. Representative Darren Soto released the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai announced plans to dismantle net neutrality rules:

November 22, 2017 Press Release

Kissimmee, Florida  U.S. Representative Darren Soto released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it is ending the designation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian nationals, with an 18-month deadline:

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November 15, 2017 Press Release
H.R. 2810 Defense Spending Bill Passes House, Includes Four Soto Amendments

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Conference Report to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 yesterday, which includes four amendments authored and one co-sponsored by freshman Representative Darren Soto. With a vote of 356-70, H.R.

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November 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  U.S. Representative Darren Soto released the following statement after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its decision to not renew the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 5,300 Nicaraguans, and delay the decision on similar status for Hondurans.

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