Press Releases

May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Florida Democratic congressional delegation voted for H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act of 2019, which blocks the Trump Administration’s efforts to give states the ability to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions.

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May 2, 2019 Press Release

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

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April 30, 2019 Press Release

Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Leadership called on Dr. Steven Dillingham, Director of the United States Census Bureau, to meet with the Caucus to discuss the 2020 United States Census and decisions by the Bureau that could result in reduced participation among Hispanic communities.

April 25, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) released a Congressional Report on the high prices of diabetes drugs for seniors and the uninsured and the adverse impact on Florida’s Ninth District.

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April 9, 2019 Press Release
Funds include assistance for Florida, Puerto Rico and other affected regions
Funds include assistance for Florida, Puerto Rico and other affected regions
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 1, 2019 Press Release

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.

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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.

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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.

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March 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Florida Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives today dismissed President Trump’s proposed budget as it relates to environmental protection, and most crucially, the plan’s glaring neglect of Everglades restoration efforts. U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Alcee L.

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