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In honor of Black History Month 2020, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto held a ceremony recognizing eleven individuals in Central Florida for their accomplishments. The honorees’ biographies were submitted into the Congressional Record and they received official Congressional Certificates.
Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) announced a $40 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the Toho Water Authority in Kissimmee, Florida.
Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) delivered Valentine’s Day cards to veterans at the Lake Nona VA Medical Center. Two weeks ago, the Congressman called on students from his district to make handmade cards to show veterans that they are loved.
Today, Reps. Darren Soto (FL-09) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) introduced H.R. 5857, the Ban Fracking Act, a federal bill to phase out fracking nationwide in the United States. A companion bill was introduced in the Senate by Senators Bernie Sanders (VT-I) and Jeff Merkley (OR-D).
Representative Darren Soto (D-FL) joined United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Representatives Joaquín Castro (D-TX), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), James P. McGovern (D-MA.), Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), and José E.
Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) released the following statement after the House passed a $4.89 billion emergency supplemental for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands:
Today, Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) announced his first ever “Valentines for Vets” initiative, a program in which elementary school students from all around his district are encouraged to write Valentine’s Day cards for veterans. The cards will be hand delivered by the Congressman on Valentine’s Day to the Lake Nona VA Medical Center.
Today, U.S. Representatives Darren Soto (D-FL) and Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) introduced the Food Safety Modernization for Innovative Technologies Act, a bipartisan bill which would formalize a regulatory framework for food derived from cell-cultured technology.
Yesterday, Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) announced that Jessica Carrillo, a woman who fled to Central Florida after the recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico, will join him as his guest to the State of the Union in Washington, D.C. on February 4, 2020, at 9:00 PM.
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Amid the still-not-fixed physical damage to Puerto Rico after two powerful hurricanes hit late last year, the island is in a health care crisis.
WASHINGTON — In just four years, a ban on drilling off the eastern Gulf is set to expire. But the Sunshine state’s congressional delegation is determined to make sure that doesn’t happen.
I am a developer and an environmentalist, and I own property in and around Orlando. It is one of the most dynamic and interesting cities in the United States, and natural resources are part of the mix. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute study published in 2013 determined that wildlife viewing (excluding hunting) had a nearly $5 billion impact on Florida’s economy.
Today on Friends Talking Faith with The Three Wise Guys, we discuss faith, affordable housing, the restoration of voting rights to past-felons, and much more.
HAINES CITY – According to U.S. Rep. Darren Soto (D-Winter Haven), Thursday marked the first time a U.S. Senator ever made a public appearance in Haines City. It was a short visit. Sen. Bill Nelson, who is running against Gov.
ORLANDO, Fla. - U.S. Rep. Darren Soto has sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice asking for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to explore the options of regulating "ghost guns."
Two amendments pushed by Democratic U.S. Rep. Darren Soto got included in a bill approved Friday morning by the U.S. House of Representatives and could make airports and airplanes a little more prepared for new mothers and pregnant women.
Agriculture has continued to be Florida’s second largest industry for many years now. Even so, the industry itself is still a mystery to many who live in Florida’s sprawling suburbia.