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October 17, 2019 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        

Thursday, October 17, 2019       

 

         Contact: Clarissa Rojas

Clarissa.rojas@mail.house.gov

(202) 213-3332

 

October 17, 2019 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        

Thursday, October 17, 2019       

 

         Contact: Clarissa Rojas

Clarissa.rojas@mail.house.gov

(202) 213-3332

 

Rep. Soto Statement on the Passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings

October 16, 2019 Press Release

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        

Wednesday, October 16, 2019       

 

       Contact: Clarissa Rojas

(202) 213-3332

 

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October 7, 2019 Press Release

Kissimmee, FL – In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month 2019, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto will hold a ceremony recognizing ten individuals from Florida’s Ninth District on their impact and contributions to the Hispanic community.

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.

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In The News

July 20, 2017 In The News

Soto denounces the consideration of the repeal of Obamacare and supports bipartisan legislation.  In Florida's 9th District, many families would be in danger of losing their insurance due to the potential Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal, making this a life or death issue. Congressman Soto spoke on the House floor to confront this pressing issue.

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July 6, 2017 In The News

To confront one of Florida’s most pressing environmental problems – algae blooms fed by the release of nutrient-polluted overflow from Lake Okeechobee – the Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott agreed this year to invest $1.2 billion to build a new reservoir south of the lake and spend another $50 million to speed up repairs to the crumbling dike surrounding the lake.

May 23, 2017 In The News

Today, the Trump Administration set out a broken budget with more broken promises.  Hear Congressman Soto speak out against these cruel cuts to healthcare, farm aid, cancer and other science research, and small businesses.

 

April 28, 2017 In The News

During these first 100 days, big talk and broken promises is all we have gotten from the Trump administration and House Republicans. The latest example: Trumpcare has gotten even worse. Hear Darren's quick explanation of why the new version is even worse. 

April 3, 2017 In The News

Let’s start with the good news: the overall cancer death rate in the United States has been declining over the past two decades, thanks to lower rates of smoking, earlier detection and better treatments. The bad news: cancer health disparities continue to exist.

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March 8, 2017 In The News

TOP 5 REASONS TRUMPCARE DOESN’T CARE

#1 TrumpCare cuts Medicaid

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January 24, 2017 In The News

Aquellos que me conocen bien saben que soy un eterno optimista, especialmente cuando se trata de temas que afectan al estado de la Florida y mi nación, Estados Unidos. Ese mismo optimismo lo traigo conmigo al Congreso y lo sumo a mis esfuerzos de ayudar a nuestros hermanos y hermanas en la isla de Puerto Rico.

January 24, 2017 In The News

Leaving 80 degree weather behind at our home in Kissimmee, I hopped on an evening flight to Washington D.C. recently to embark on a new journey to represent our community in Congress.

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