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December 1, 2017 Press Release

Kissimmee, Florida – U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) announced that the Town of Lake Hamilton was awarded $139,600 in federal grants for its Police Department to purchase six new police vehicles and related operational equipment. The USDA Rural Development award, administered and granted by the U.S.

December 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) delivered remarks on the House Floor yesterday evening expressing his opposition to the GOP Tax Scam bill. Rep. Soto voted no on the House version of the Republican tax bill, which would raise taxes on Florida’s middle-class families.

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November 30, 2017 Press Release

Kissimmee, Florida – U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) announced that the City of Orlando and Orange County will receive a total of $5 million in federal grants to strengthen its policing operations by hiring 40 additional law enforcement officers.

November 22, 2017 Press Release

Kissimmee, Florida  U.S. Representative Darren Soto released the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai announced plans to dismantle net neutrality rules:

November 22, 2017 Press Release

Kissimmee, Florida  U.S. Representative Darren Soto released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it is ending the designation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian nationals, with an 18-month deadline:

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November 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Conference Report to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 yesterday, which includes four amendments authored and one co-sponsored by freshman Representative Darren Soto. With a vote of 356-70, H.R.

November 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  U.S. Representative Darren Soto released the following statement after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its decision to not renew the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 5,300 Nicaraguans, and delay the decision on similar status for Hondurans.

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November 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  U.S. Representative Darren Soto, along with Members of the Florida Delegation, sent letters urging the House Appropriations Committee and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fully fund the Host-State Agreement with Florida.

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November 1, 2017 Op-Ed

As a Floridian, I know we are blessed by natural wonders like the Everglades and our world-class estuaries. But in recent decades, their ecological health has been threatened by pollution, hazardous waste and challenges like stormwater runoff that come with a growing population.

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