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Congressman Darren Soto

Representing the 9th District of Florida

Press Releases

April 19, 2019 Press Release
Funds include assistance for Florida, Puerto Rico and other affected regions

Kissimmee, FL   Today, all Democrat members of the Florida delegation signed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee Senator Richard Shelby, and Florida Senator Rick Scott, encouraging support for a disaster relief package. The House-passed version of the bill (H.R.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

Following a year of collaboration, the Token Taxonomy Act of 2019 (H.R. 2144) and the Digital Taxonomy Act (H.R. 2154) were introduced today as the leading legislation to provide jurisdiction and regulatory certainty for businesses, entrepreneurs, and regulators in the United States’ blockchain economy.

April 9, 2019 Press Release
Funds include assistance for Florida, Puerto Rico and other affected regions

Today, all Democrat Members of the Florida delegation called on Senate Republicans to pass a disaster relief package before adjourning for recess and provide much-needed assistance for Florida, Puerto Rico, the Midwest and other areas affected by recent natural disasters.

Stated all Democrats from the Florida Delegation:


April 1, 2019 Press Release
Federal grant funds will be used for Title X Family Planning Program

Kissimmee, FL  Today, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) announced that the Primary Care Medical Services of Poinciana will receive an additional $300,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support the Title X Family Planning Services Program at Osceola Community Health Services.

March 28, 2019 Press Release
H.R.1965 would admit Puerto Rico as a State of the union

Today, U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) and Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón (PR-at-large) introduced H.R.1965 Puerto Rico Admission Act of 2019, legislation for admission of the territory of Puerto Rico as a state of the union.

March 27, 2019 Press Release
Members Renew Calls for Comprehensive Recovery Aid

WASHINGTON— Today, Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Puerto Rico Task Force Co-Chairs Congressman José E.

March 26, 2019 Press Release

Following a Congressional Delegation trip to Puerto Rico by Members of Congress serving on the House Committee on Natural Resources, Rep.

March 19, 2019 Press Release
Congressional Management Foundation Recognizes Rep. Soto for Outstanding Achievement in Operations and Office Culture
WASHINGTON, D.C., – Today, Rep. Darren Soto has been announced as a finalist for the Democracy Awards, CMF’s honors program recognizing non-legislative achievement in operations and constituent service by congressional offices and Members of Congress by The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF).
March 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCToday, Rep. Soto joined fellow Members of Congress to co-sponsor H.R.