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February 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL) reintroduced the Working on Rewarding and Keeping Employees Resilient (WORKER) Act, a sweeping economic bill aimed at resolving prominent challenges to American labor and job markets.

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February 19, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) released his Congressional Puerto Rico Recovery Blueprint, a report outlining the policy areas and plan of action Congress must take for the recovery of Puerto Rico.  Rep. Soto prepared the Blueprint at the request of Members of Congress. It was presented to congressional leaders in the U.S.

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February 15, 2019 Press Release

The Conference Report to keep the government open and fund important priorities was signed into law on February 15, 2019. The legislation is the product of a bipartisan, bicameral Conference Committee agreement. It includes the following 28 funding provisions– 2 amendments and 26 language report additions – which were spearheaded by Congressman Darren Soto:

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February 14, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL-09) released the following statement on the possibility of President Trump declaring a national emergency:

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February 13, 2019 Press Release

In honor of Black History Month 2019, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto will hold a ceremony recognizing eleven individuals in Central Florida for their accomplishments. The honorees’ biographies were submitted into the Congressional Record and they will receive official Congressional Certificates.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto was named Co-Chair of the New Democrat Coalition Technology Task Force. The Technology Task Force will focus on issues including emerging technology, global competitiveness, innovation, data privacy, and artificial intelligence (including the sociopolitical implications).

February 5, 2019 Press Release

“President Trump never mentioned the longest federal government shutdown in history during his State of the Union Address tonight. He also never apologized to the Americans he hurt, or provided a common border security plan to avoid another shutdown. This was a terrible missed opportunity to address the most pressing issue facing the Congress.

February 5, 2019 Press Release

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus, announced the Chairs of the 13 CHC Task Forces that will work to advance CHC’s bold legislative agenda, allow CHC Members to work together on policy priorities, and address issues facing Hispanic and immigrant communities.

February 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Central Florida Reps. Stephanie Murphy and Darren Soto today announced that organizations and government agencies that work to increase affordable housing in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties will receive nearly $8 million in funding from the U.S.

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February 1, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) announced Mr. Doug Lowe of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO will be his special guest for the President’s 2019 State of the Union Address, scheduled for Tuesday, February 5th, 9:00p.m.

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May 23, 2018 In The News

I am a developer and an environmentalist, and I own property in and around Orlando. It is one of the most dynamic and interesting cities in the United States, and natural resources are part of the mix. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute study published in 2013 determined that wildlife viewing (excluding hunting) had a nearly $5 billion impact on Florida’s economy.

May 23, 2018 In The News

Today on Friends Talking Faith with The Three Wise Guys, we discuss faith, affordable housing, the restoration of voting rights to past-felons, and much more. 

May 9, 2018 In The News

HAINES CITY – According to U.S. Rep. Darren Soto (D-Winter Haven), Thursday marked the first time a U.S. Senator ever made a public appearance in Haines City. It was a short visit. Sen. Bill Nelson, who is running against Gov.

May 9, 2018 In The News

ORLANDO, Fla. - U.S. Rep. Darren Soto has sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice asking for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to explore the options of regulating "ghost guns."

April 30, 2018 In The News

 

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April 27, 2018 In The News

Two amendments pushed by Democratic U.S. Rep. Darren Soto got included in a bill approved Friday morning by the U.S. House of Representatives and could make airports and airplanes a little more prepared for new mothers and pregnant women.

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April 18, 2018 In The News

Agriculture has continued to be Florida’s second largest industry for many years now. Even so, the industry itself is still a mystery to many who live in Florida’s sprawling suburbia.

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April 13, 2018 In The News

 

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April 11, 2018 In The News

Quality early child care can make a huge difference over the course of a person’s life. Positive child care habits and decisions made by parents early on can help put a child on an upward trajectory toward strong mental and physical health.

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