Press Releases

February 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL) reintroduced the Working on Rewarding and Keeping Employees Resilient (WORKER) Act, a sweeping economic bill aimed at resolving prominent challenges to American labor and job markets.

February 19, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) released his Congressional Puerto Rico Recovery Blueprint, a report outlining the policy areas and plan of action Congress must take for the recovery of Puerto Rico.  Rep. Soto prepared the Blueprint at the request of Members of Congress. It was presented to congressional leaders in the U.S.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

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:


February 14, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL-09) released the following statement on the possibility of President Trump declaring a national emergency:

February 13, 2019 Press Release

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.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

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).

February 5, 2019 Press Release

“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.

February 5, 2019 Press Release

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.

February 4, 2019 Press Release
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.

February 1, 2019 Press Release
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.