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October 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Al Lawson and Darren Soto, members of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, sent a letter to Gov.

October 30, 2017 Press Release

Kissimmee, Florida –  U.S. Representative Darren Soto released the following statement after announcements by the Government of Puerto Rico to cancel the contract with Whitefish Energy, the firm controversially chosen to repair the island’s hurricane-ravaged electrical grid.

October 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Darren Soto spoke on the House floor yesterday calling on the “Freedom Caucus” and other fiscally-conservative Republicans to reject the tax giveaway for billionaires, which will add $1.5 trillion to the deficit in just the first 10 years. On the House Floor, Rep.

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October 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Congressman Darren Soto authored a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior requesting an investigation into the $300 million contract awarded to Montana firm Whitefish Energy to repair Puerto Rico’s electrical infrastructure.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Darren Soto introduced legislation today honoring the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers, by designating a United States Postal Service facility in Kissimmee, Florida as the “Borinqueneers Post Office Building”. The bill is co-sponsored by Florida’s entire congressional delegation.

October 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Darren Soto released the following statement today after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced plans to repeal the Clean Power Act, policy which sets limits on carbon pollution from fossil fuel power plants.

October 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Central Florida Representatives Stephanie Murphy, Val Demings and Darren Soto, today announced that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded a nearly $12 million grant to the Florida Department of Transportation, MetroPlan Orlando, and the University of Central Florida to jointly develop “intelligent transportation technologies” that will be used to ma

September 29, 2017 Op-Ed

Any time a hurricane barrels toward our coasts, as Irma and Maria did with great ferocity, our priorities must be protecting people and securing our homes and businesses. That includes protecting everyone from the dangerous toxic chemicals and pollution that can be unleashed by destructive storms.

September 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Nydia Velázquez (D-NY), Darren Soto (D-FL), Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL), and José Serrano (D-NY), in response to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, introduced the Humanitarian Disaster Relief Act of 2017 to permit waiving the Jones Act for humanitarian relief efforts.
 
September 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Darren Soto introduced H.R.3829, The Uniform Federal Grants for Resilient Infrastructure and Design (TUFGRID) Act of 2017, legislation that will help make our nation’s electric infrastructure more resilient to natural disasters.

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