Press Releases

July 10, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation increases Medicaid payments and Federal Medical Assistance Percentage

Today, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto introduced bipartisan legislation to provide equal access to federal resources for Medicaid to American Citizens living in U.S. territories.  H.R.

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June 28, 2019 Press Release
House-passed amendment will enhance efforts to promote democracy and rule of law in the increasingly authoritarian country
June 27, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) led a bipartisan, bicameral letter signed by 47 Members of Congress to President Trump’s Administration requesting the disbursement of funds, which were already appropriated, to improve and build a more resilient electric grid in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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June 26, 2019 Press Release
Measure was included in HR 3351 Funding Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed Rep. Darren Soto’s request to allow Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, also known as “DREAMers,”to be employed in the United States Federal Government. Rep.

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June 26, 2019 Press Release
56 Legislative items championed by Rep. Soto support programs focusing on veterans, housing, environment, technology, BRIDG, and UCF.

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved 56 legislative items drafted by Rep. Darren Soto, which were included in H.R. 3055, Appropriations Minibus for FY2020.

June 19, 2019 Press Release

In honor of Caribbean Heritage Month 2019, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto held a ceremony recognizing six individuals in Central Florida for their accomplishments. The honorees’ biographies were submitted into the Congressional Record and they received official Congressional Certificates.

June 18, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09), Co-Chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, released the following statement today after Facebook’s announcement of “Libra,” a new cryptocurrency venture powered by Blockchain technology:

June 17, 2019 Press Release

Kissimmee, FL – In honor of Pride Month 2019, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto held a ceremony recognizing eight individuals in Central Florida for their accomplishments. The honorees’ biographies were submitted into the Congressional Record and they received Congressional Certificates.

June 10, 2019 Press Release

Orlando, FL Today, U.S. Representatives Darren Soto (FL-09), Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), and Val Demings (FL-10) announced legislation introduced to establish the site of Pulse nightclub as a federally recognized National Memorial Site. The announcement was made during a press conference at the Pulse Interim Memorial.

June 6, 2019 Press Release
H.R. 345 supports and expands programs for mosquito-borne and vector-borne disease surveillance and control.

This week, Congress passed H.R. 345 the SMASH Act or “Strengthening Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health Act,” legislation authored by U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) that supports and expands programs for mosquito-borne and vector-borne disease surveillance and control.

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