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September 26, 2019 Press Release

Kissimmee, FL  Today, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) announced that Osceola County will receive approximately $360,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Justice to support initiatives that improve the criminal justice system through the Body Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program and the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Program.

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September 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – - Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) issued the following statement after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announced a formal impeachment inquiry against President Trump: 

 

August 22, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), the highest-ranking Latino in Congress, along with Rep.

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August 7, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Darren Soto (FL-09), Charlie Crist (FL-13), Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) introduced bipartisan and bicameral legislation that supports the approximately 1.3 million adults, mostly seniors and people with disabilities, who are currently under the care of guardians, by enacting protections from the risks of abuse or neglect.

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August 2, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Darren Soto (D-FL), Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR), and Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) introduced the Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2019, bipartisan and bicameral legislation that would reauthorize and modernize the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000.

July 23, 2019 Press Release

Today, Representatives Darren Soto (FL-09) and Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statements after the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass H.R. 549, the Venezuela TPS Act, legislation that would grant Venezuelan nationals with Temporary Protected Status (TPS):

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July 17, 2019 Press Release

A bipartisan group of ten Members of Congress traveled to Switzerland, France, Israel, West Bank, Qater, Cyprus and Greece on a bipartisan Congressional Delegation led by United States Representative Ted Deutch. This is a report authored by U.S.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

Today, the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce approved Congressman Darren Soto’s bipartisan legislation to provide equal access of federal resources for Medicaid to all American citizens living in the five U.S. territories: Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Mariana Islands.

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In The News

July 1, 2019 In The News

Six months into his second term in the U.S. House, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., is starting to prove himself a force in the Democratic majority as his proposal allowing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, better known as “DREAMers,” to work for the federal government cleared the House.

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June 4, 2019 In The News

Polk State College students were eager to hear U.S. Congressman Darren Soto’s advice on how they can have their voices heard and he was happy to share some inspiration with those he is passionate about giving a voice to at the national level.

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April 25, 2019 In The News

HAINES CITY, Fla. — A soon-to-be released Congressional report shows just how much more Americans are paying for crucial lifesaving prescription drugs compared to those buying the same drugs in other countries.

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April 18, 2019 In The News

Orlando will receive $3.25 million in federal anti-terrorism funding this year, according to U.S. Rep. Val Demings’ office, more than double the amount from last year and following years of not receiving any money at all.

April 8, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Florida lawmakers are continuing to push for more money to restore the Everglades after less money was budgeted for the project than what was requested. 

April 5, 2019 In The News

U.S. Democrats and Republicans have not been able to agree on a package that would provide disaster-relief funding for Puerto Rico.

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April 2, 2019 In The News

Following up on their recent introduction of the Token Taxonomy Act, Representatives Darren Soto (D-FL) and Warren Davidson (R-OH) have teamed up again to introduce a new slate of bipartisan bills related to virtual currency.

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March 25, 2019 In The News

ORLANDO, Fla. — Those impacted by the Pulse nightclub attack and other acts of gun violence held a town hall on Thursday.  Representative Darren Soto hosted the event at Valencia College. 

March 11, 2019 In The News

Washington - Darren Soto está por vez primera en mayoría en el Congreso. Y el primer congresista de origen puertorriqueño elegido por Florida -cuyo distrito tiene su base en Kissimmee y alta población boricua- siente la diferencia.

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