Press Releases

March 16, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) voted to pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, a bill to bolster the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak and address the severe impacts of the coronavirus on Central Floridians’ personal safety and financial security.

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March 9, 2020 Press Release

In honor of Women’s History Month 2020, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto recognized 10 women in Central Florida for their invaluable contributions to the community. The honorees’ biographies were read into the Congressional Record by Rep. Soto and they received official Congressional Certificates.  

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March 5, 2020 Press Release

Today, Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) voted to pass bipartisan legislation to ensure that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening workforce employees – or Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) – are afforded the same worker rights and protections afforded to other Federal workers under Title 5 of the U.S. Code. H.R.

March 2, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) asked Administrator Andrew Wheeler if the Environmental Protection Agency can test the safety of water in St. Cloud. The request comes after residents of St. Cloud reported seeing orange and brown sediment in the water coming out of faucets and in other water systems throughout their homes. 

March 2, 2020 Press Release

In honor of Black History Month 2020, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto held a ceremony recognizing eleven individuals in Central Florida for their accomplishments. The honorees’ biographies were submitted into the Congressional Record and they received official Congressional Certificates.

February 19, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) announced  a $40 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  to the Toho Water Authority in Kissimmee, Florida.

February 19, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) delivered Valentine’s Day cards to veterans at the Lake Nona VA Medical Center. Two weeks ago, the Congressman called on students from his district to make handmade cards to show veterans that they are loved.

February 12, 2020 Press Release

Today, Reps. Darren Soto (FL-09) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) introduced H.R. 5867, the Ban Fracking Act, a federal bill to phase out fracking nationwide in the United States. A companion bill was introduced in the Senate by Senators Bernie Sanders (VT-I) and Jeff Merkley (OR-D). 

 

February 12, 2020 Press Release

Representative Darren Soto (D-FL) joined United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Representatives Joaquín Castro (D-TX), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), James P. McGovern (D-MA.), Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), and José E.

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February 12, 2020 Press Release

 Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) released the following statement after the House passed a $4.89 billion emergency supplemental for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands:

 

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