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May 14, 2019 Press Release

The House Appropriations Committee approved legislation that would provide $21.1 million for Special Olympics programs, after Reps. Stephanie Murphy, Darren Soto, and Val Demings led an effort earlier this year to ensure strong federal support for the organization. Orlando is scheduled to host the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.

May 10, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Darren Soto (FL-09), Val Demings (FL-10), and Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) sent a letter to Secretary Kevin J. Thibault at the Florida Department of Transportation expressing concerns about the construction delays for the “I-4 Ultimate” project. Members also requested a briefing on the plans to promptly complete this critical infrastructure project.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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July 2, 2018 In The News

The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts. In Osceola County, we have six Federally Qualified Health Centers that accept Medicaid, Medicare, Obamacare, other private insurance, and income-based fee for services starting at $20. 

 

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June 28, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Darren Soto joined Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and several other Democrats to demand housing assistance for displaced Puerto Rican families who could be evicted from their temporary homes this Saturday. 

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June 27, 2018 In The News

For a few hours each day, the doors in this cobbled-together community are flung wide open.

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June 25, 2018 In The News

Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.) on Monday demanded President Trump stop “tearing apart families” by way of his controversial “zero tolerance" immigration policy.

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June 25, 2018 In The News

From New York City to San Diego on Saturday, thousands of protesters demonstrated against the Trump administration's immigration policies.

The "Keep Families Together" rallies took place in California, Texas, and New York, as well as in other states, as droves of people focused the protest around the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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June 22, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Trump huddled with House Republicans on Capitol Hill as lawmakers continue to search for a way to end the administration’s policy of separating families who illegally cross the U.S. Mexico border.

With votes scheduled on two pieces of legislation this week in the House, does any have enough support to pass?

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June 22, 2018 In The News

 Alajandra Juarez, 38, is the wife of a Marine veteran.

The couple lives in Davenport, Polk County and has two daughters, ages 8 and 16.

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