Press Releases

May 11, 2021 Press Release
The projects were submitted to the House Committee on Appropriations for funding consideration in the FY2022 cycle

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
Mrs. Juarez was granted humanitarian parole and will reunite with her family before Mother’s Day

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
The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife held a virtual, fully remote hearing on H.R. 160, the Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2021

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.

April 30, 2021 Press Release
The projects were submitted to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for consideration in upcoming surface transportation authorization legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) submitted 11 projects to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for consideration in surface transportation authorization legislation expected to advance this spring. The legislation will build on H.R.

April 29, 2021 Press Release
Congressman Soto attended in person and invited Osceola Community Health Services CEO Belinda Johnson-Cornett as his virtual guest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) attended President Joe Biden’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress. He issued the following remarks in response to the address:

 

April 15, 2021 Press Release
The House Committee on Natural Resources held the first hearing since 2015 to address the Island’s political status

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April 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) and Congressman John Rose (TN-06) introduced the Haulers of Agriculture and Livestock Safety (HAULS) Act, bipartisan legislation to provide much-needed flexibility to livestock and agriculture haulers.

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April 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) joined Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón (PR At-Large) in celebrating the first-ever National Borinqueneers Day.

April 12, 2021 Press Release

KISSIMMEE – Last week, during a visit to Osceola Community Health Services, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) announced the non-profit health corporation will receive $6.8 million in American Rescue Plan

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April 6, 2021 Press Release
Soto will meet with members of the state Legislature in Tallahassee to further advocate for these measures

KISSIMMEE  Last week, members of the Florida congressional delegation, led by Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09), wrote a letter to leaders of the Florida state Legislature encouraging full funding of Florida’s Medicaid program through the $10 billion provided by the recently-passed American Rescue Plan Act. 

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