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January 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Reps. Darren Soto (FL-09) and Ritchie Torres (NY-15) sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to release federal relief funds for Puerto Rico through an Executive Order.

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January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) released the following statement after the swearing-in of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris:

January 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) released the following statement after voting to impeach President Donald Trump:

 

January 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) called for the removal of President Donald Trump through the 25th amendment or impeachment. 

January 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Darren Soto (FL-09)Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23)  introduced the bipartisan Venezuela TPS Act of 2021, H.R. 161.

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December 31, 2020 Press Release

KISSIMMEE, FL – Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) released a report highlighting his community and legislative accomplishments during the 116th Congress.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) voted to pass $900 billion in emergency coronavirus relief included in the omnibus spending bill. 

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December 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) co-led a letter with Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) to Chairman Frank Pallone requesting the House Committee on Energy and Commerce investigate possible irregularities in the State of Florida’s daily COVID-19 death tally.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Conference Report to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021, which includes two amendments introduced by Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09).

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April 23, 2020 In The News

ORLANDO, Fla. — For weeks, thousands of Central Floridians have been waiting for unemployment checks that were delayed or have yet to come at all, with some lawmakers blaming the issues on a system that was “designed to fail.”

April 21, 2020 In The News

Members of Congress sent a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis asking for a timeline of when people will get their unemployment benefits.

Congressman Darren Soto said Florida has seen the slowest response rate for unemployment benefits in the nation and the process needs to be streamlined.

April 16, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Darren Soto speaks to Fox 35 on unemployment.

 

 

 

 

April 16, 2020 In The News

Osceola County’s percentage of positive COVID-19 tests is the highest in Central Florida, tracking in the double digits for more than a week.

 

April 16, 2020 In The News

Not everyone is getting their stimulus check and many who are, are not getting the right amount.

Making matters worse, the IRS says its telephone assistance “is not available at this time” and it has “stopped all face-to-face service nationwide until further notice.”

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April 14, 2020 In The News

Democratic congressional leaders from Central Florida are calling on the TSA to require officers at the Orlando International Airport to wear masks. 

The request comes in a letter from Representatives Val Demings, Darren Soto, and Stephanie Murphy. 

April 14, 2020 In The News

Some Central Florida lawmakers are demanding that something be done to keep Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents safe from the coronavirus at Orlando International Airport.

A dozen TSA agents are now infected with COVID-19.

Lawmakers say enough is enough. 

April 8, 2020 In The News

ORLANDO, Fla. – Some Central Florida counties report they are only getting a fraction of the personal protection equipment they’re ordering for first responders.

"We have not come close to receiving the supplies that Orange County needs," said one county official during Tuesday's virtual county commissioners meeting.

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