Press Releases

January 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) was named co-chairman of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, a bipartisan group that promotes the future of blockchain technology and shapes the role Congress plays in its development. Rep. Soto joins Rep. Tom Emmer (MN-06), Rep. Bill Foster (IL-11), and Rep. David Schweikert (AZ-06) as leaders of the Caucus.

January 25, 2019 Press Release
Central Florida Representatives Val Demings, Stephanie Murphy, and Darren Soto announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $10,086,333 to Orange County to help individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS access medical care and other critical support services.
January 23, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto introduced the Protect Patriot Spouses Act (H.R.

January 17, 2019 Press Release
A bill to allow DREAMers to work in the U.S. House of Representatives

— Reps. Juan Vargas (CA-51), Daren Soto (FL-09), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Norma J. Torres (CA-35), Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), and Grace Napolitano (CA-32) are proud to introduce the DREAMer House Employment Act of 2019 (H.R.623). This bill would make DACA participants, or “DREAMers”, eligible for employment by an office of a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

January 17, 2019 Press Release
Legislation designates Venezuelan nationals as eligible for Temporary Protected Status

Today, U.S. Representatives Darren Soto (FL-09) and Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) introduced the Venezuela TPS Act of 2019 (H.R. 549), legislation to allow Venezuelan nationals to become eligible for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in the United States.

January 12, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) introduced his first bills of the 116th Congress this week focusing on environmental protections policy. The six bills reintroduced include Rep.

January 10, 2019 Press Release
E&C is one of three exclusive committees and holds the broadest jurisdiction of any authorizing committee in Congress

U.S. Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) has been appointed to serve on the exclusive House Committee on Energy and Commerce, where he will legislate on a wide range of policy issues with key priorities for Central Florida. Energy and Commerce is the oldest continuous standing committee in the U.S.

December 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressmen Warren Davidson (OH-08) and Darren Soto (FL-09) today introduced the long-awaited Token Taxonomy Act, H.R.

December 12, 2018 Press Release
Provisions will create new programs for farming training for veterans, high-tech sensors and algae research, and prioritize seed-breeding research

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed five bills introduced by Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) in the Conference Report on H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (more commonly known as the Farm Bill), a bill to strengthen our nation’s farm and food economy. In the Farm Bill, Rep.

December 6, 2018 Press Release
Legislation commissions research on potential cryptocurrency risks and preventative methods

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL-09) along with Ted Budd (R-NC-13), 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 2018 and the U.S.