Press Releases

May 28, 2021 Press Release
The letter was sent to President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg as they work with Congress to fix America’s crumbling infrastructure

KISSIMMEE, FL – Today, bipartisan members of the Florida congressional delegation, led by Reps.

May 27, 2021 Press Release
The honorees had their biographies read into the Congressional Record and they each received official Congressional Record certificates

KISSIMMEE, FL - In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) recognized seven community leaders for their contributions to the Central Florida community. Congressman Soto read their biographies into the Congressional Record and they each received official Congressional Record certificates. 

May 26, 2021 Press Release
The bill would establish a Blockchain Center of Excellence within the U.S. Department of Commerce

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) reintroduced H.R. 3543, the Blockchain Technology Coordination Act (BTCA) of 2021 to establish a Blockchain Center of Excellence within the U.S.

May 12, 2021 Press Release
The bill honors the 49 lives taken on June 12, 2016, as well as the survivors, first responders, and the entire Central Florida community

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 49, legislation that designates the Pulse nightclub as a National Memorial Site. Reps.

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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