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Congressman Darren Soto

Representing the 9th District of Florida

Press Releases

May 11, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressman Soto (FL-09)  released the following statement:

"At this point, I think the American people agree that only an independently appointed special counsel can fairly and rigorously investigate whether the Trump campaign violated American law by actively conspiring with Russia to win the 2016 election. 

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C - Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) released the following statement:

"I am glad to see that the Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Roselló, has moved forward to protect the interests of the 3.5 million American citizens living on the Island by seeking relief under Title III of PROMESA," Congressman Darren Soto said.

April 13, 2017 Press Release
Discussion will focus on Islamophobia, Travel Ban, Hate Crimes and the contributions of the Muslim community to healthcare among other topics

KISSIMMEE, FL.- U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) has called a town hall meeting to discuss the political and social climate affecting the quality of life of the Muslim community under President Donald Trump’s Administration.

April 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.-U.S. Representative Darren Soto released the following statement on April 7th about the sudden passing of former Osceola County Chairman Frank Attkisson. During his career in public service, Attkisson served in the Florida House of Representatives for 10 years and as the Mayor of Kissimmee. 
April 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) released the following statement in regards to the decision of the President of the Senate of Puerto Rico, Thomas Rivera Schatz, to rescind the administrative order approved in 2014 allowing transgender senate employees to use the bathroom and wear clothing consistent with their gender identity.

April 5, 2017 Press Release
Congress passes legislation requiring NOAA to keep a backup fleet of hurricane hunter aircraft
WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) is pleased to announce the passage of legislation that will add two additional Hurricane Hunter aircraft to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) fleet. The provision was included in the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017. Congressman Soto worked closely with Senator Bill Nelson to include the language in the bill (Section 413 - Ensuring the Reliability of Our Hurricane Hunter Aircraft Act).
April 5, 2017 Press Release
Soto is leaving tomorrow along with Rep. Duncan and Rep. Ross

WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) will be leading a bipartisan Congressional delegation trip to Iraq this week to visit members of the Florida National Guard. This trip helps fulfills one of his first-term priorities of making sure Florida's warfighters in the field are receiving the support they need from Congress to execute their missions.  

April 3, 2017 Press Release
New district office is walking distance from the Orlando VA Medical Center

March 31, 2017

ORLANDO- U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) is pleased to announce the Grand Opening event of his second office in Florida’s Ninth Congressional District. This office is conveniently located near the Orlando VA Medical Center to better serve veterans and our constituents in the East Orlando area. Light refreshments will be served.

March 27, 2017 Press Release
As Secretary of Education DeVos visits Valencia College, Soto prepares bill to expand the highly successful partnership between the University of Central Florida, Valencia College, and community colleges

WASHINGTON, D.C –Central Floridians, and many more Americans from working families, depend on community colleges and institutions like Valencia College to be their gateway to a four-year degree.  Over the last 11 years, the University of Central Florida’s “Direct Connect” program has fulfilled this promise for hundreds of thousands of students from community colleges across Florida, and 35,000

March 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives delayed voting to replace and repeal the Affordable Care Act.  The House has postponed the vote as Republicans attempt to find the 216 votes they need—but don’t have—to pass TrumpCare.