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May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Florida Democratic congressional delegation voted for H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act of 2019, which blocks the Trump Administration’s efforts to give states the ability to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

Following a Congressional Delegation trip to Puerto Rico by Members of Congress on the House Committee on Natural Resources, Rep.

April 30, 2019 Press Release

Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Leadership called on Dr. Steven Dillingham, Director of the United States Census Bureau, to meet with the Caucus to discuss the 2020 United States Census and decisions by the Bureau that could result in reduced participation among Hispanic communities.

April 25, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) released a Congressional Report on the high prices of diabetes drugs for seniors and the uninsured and the adverse impact on Florida’s Ninth District.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

Following a year of collaboration, the Token Taxonomy Act of 2019 (H.R. 2144) and the Digital Taxonomy Act (H.R. 2154) were introduced today as the leading legislation to provide jurisdiction and regulatory certainty for businesses, entrepreneurs, and regulators in the United States’ blockchain economy.

April 1, 2019 Press Release

Kissimmee, FL  Today, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) announced that the Primary Care Medical Services of Poinciana will receive an additional $300,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support the Title X Family Planning Services Program at Osceola Community Health Services.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) and Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón (PR-at-large) introduced H.R.1965 Puerto Rico Admission Act of 2019, legislation for admission of the territory of Puerto Rico as a state of the union.

March 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Puerto Rico Task Force Co-Chairs Congressman José E.

March 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Florida Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives today dismissed President Trump’s proposed budget as it relates to environmental protection, and most crucially, the plan’s glaring neglect of Everglades restoration efforts. U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Alcee L.


In The News

September 26, 2018 In The News

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Darren Soto’s, D-Fla., proposal to help the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other government agencies at the state and local levels. 

July 31, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — She thought the hard days were behind her. Her rough childhood in Mexico after her father died and her family fell apart. The terrifying trips with a coyote across the border — twice because she was captured and sent back the first time.

July 27, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC -- One matter on President Donald Trump's agenda this week is reuniting families separated at the U.S./Mexico border.

July 26, 2018 In The News

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents notified Alejandra Juarez Tuesday that she will be deported back to Mexico nine days from now, despite ongoing efforts to allow her to stay.

July 26, 2018 In The News

Representative Darren Soto (D-FL) talked about a new plan from the Trump administration to aid farmers affected by tariffs levied against the United States. He spoke via video link from Capitol Hill.

July 20, 2018 In The News

The top Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives came to Kissimmee last weekend as the 2018 election season heats up this summer.

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, stopped by the future site of Community Hope Center Village on Old Vineland Road and later to a political event in Solivita.

July 19, 2018 In The News

Three Central Florida Democrats in Congress--U.S. Reps. Val Demings, Stephanie Murphy and Darren Soto--announced on Thursday that the U.S. Department of Transportation is sending $16 million to extend SunRail. 

July 16, 2018 In The News

Declaring that taxpayers deserve to know more, Central Florida’s Democratic U.S. Reps. Darren Soto, Val Demings and Stephanie Murphy today asked the state’s top transportation official why the “I-4 Ultimate project is both behind schedule and over budget.”

July 13, 2018 In The News

WINTER HAVEN – Let there be light — and runway milling and paving.

According to a release from the office of U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Kissimmee, the Winter Haven Regional Airport will receive nearly $2.5 million in discretionary grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The funding will go toward runway rehabilitation and runway lighting.

July 9, 2018 In The News

LAKELAND — Alejandra Juarez of Davenport says she can’t bring herself to prepare for a forced move to Mexico, even though she is scheduled to be deported Aug. 3.