The Conference Report to keep the government open and fund important priorities was signed into law on February 15, 2019. The legislation is the product of a bipartisan, bicameral Conference Committee agreement. It includes the following 28 funding provisions– 2 amendments and 26 language report additions – which were spearheaded by Congressman Darren Soto:
Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL-09) released the following statement on the possibility of President Trump declaring a national emergency:
In honor of Black History Month 2019, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto will hold a ceremony recognizing eleven individuals in Central Florida for their accomplishments. The honorees’ biographies were submitted into the Congressional Record and they will receive official Congressional Certificates.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto was named Co-Chair of the New Democrat Coalition Technology Task Force. The Technology Task Force will focus on issues including emerging technology, global competitiveness, innovation, data privacy, and artificial intelligence (including the sociopolitical implications).
“President Trump never mentioned the longest federal government shutdown in history during his State of the Union Address tonight. He also never apologized to the Americans he hurt, or provided a common border security plan to avoid another shutdown. This was a terrible missed opportunity to address the most pressing issue facing the Congress.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus, announced the Chairs of the 13 CHC Task Forces that will work to advance CHC’s bold legislative agenda, allow CHC Members to work together on policy priorities, and address issues facing Hispanic and immigrant communities.
HUD funding will be used to increase affordable housing, reduce homelessness, and revitalize communities in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties
WASHINGTON – Central Florida Reps. Stephanie Murphy and Darren Soto today announced that organizations and government agencies that work to increase affordable housing in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties will receive nearly $8 million in funding from the U.S.
MCO federal employee affected by government shutdown visits DC for President’s address
U.S. Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) announced Mr. Doug Lowe of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO will be his special guest for the President’s 2019 State of the Union Address, scheduled for Tuesday, February 5th, 9:00p.m.
Legislation commissions research on potential cryptocurrency risks and preventative methods
Today, Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL-09) introduced two pieces of legislation to help prevent virtual currency price manipulation and position the United States to be a leader in the cryptocurrency industry. The Virtual Currency Consumer Protection Act of 2019 and the U.S.
New report to analyze future growth of artificial intelligence, impact on American workforce
Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) introduced the AI Jobs Act of 2019, legislation that will authorize the Department of Labor to work with businesses and educational institutions to create a report analyzing the future growth of artificial intelligence and its impact on American workforce.