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Congressman Darren Soto

Representing the 9th District of Florida

Press Releases

June 16, 2017 Press Release
New district office is Soto’s first in Polk County

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 6, 2017 Press Release

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

June 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C- U.S. Representative Darren Soto (D-FL) made the following statement based on press reports that Orlando has been denied funding under the Urban Area Security Initiative federal grant program: 

June 2, 2017 Press Release

KISSIMMEE, FL.- U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) will host a town hall in Polk County this Saturday June 3, 2017 at the Winter Haven City Commission chamber. Soto will be discussing the federal budget and the future of healthcare.

WHAT:  Polk County Town Hall


June 2, 2017 Press Release
Both airports have each been awarded a grant for $82,581 by the FAA

KISSIMMEE, FL- On Wednesday, U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) announced the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded two grants to help with renovations and other pending projects at the Lake Wales Municipal Airport and the Winter Haven’s Gilbert Airport. The funds will be disbursed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

May 25, 2017 Press Release
The Congressmen want to ensure the successful BARD program and its benefits are protected under federal law

May 23, 2017 Press Release
The University of Central Florida’s “Direct Connect” program has helped hundreds of thousands of students achieve their educational goals at the state level

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.