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October 17, 2019 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        

Thursday, October 17, 2019       

 

         Contact: Clarissa Rojas

Clarissa.rojas@mail.house.gov

(202) 213-3332

 

Rep. Soto Statement on the Passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings

October 16, 2019 Press Release

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        

Wednesday, October 16, 2019       

 

       Contact: Clarissa Rojas

(202) 213-3332

 

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October 7, 2019 Press Release

Kissimmee, FL – In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month 2019, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto will hold a ceremony recognizing ten individuals from Florida’s Ninth District on their impact and contributions to the Hispanic community.

September 26, 2019 Press Release

Kissimmee, FL  Today, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) announced that Osceola County will receive approximately $360,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Justice to support initiatives that improve the criminal justice system through the Body Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program and the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Program.

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September 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – - Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) issued the following statement after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announced a formal impeachment inquiry against President Trump: 

 

August 22, 2019 Press Release

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), the highest-ranking Latino in Congress, along with Rep.

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August 7, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Darren Soto (FL-09), Charlie Crist (FL-13), Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) introduced bipartisan and bicameral legislation that supports the approximately 1.3 million adults, mostly seniors and people with disabilities, who are currently under the care of guardians, by enacting protections from the risks of abuse or neglect.

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August 2, 2019 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Darren Soto (D-FL), Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR), and Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) introduced the Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2019, bipartisan and bicameral legislation that would reauthorize and modernize the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000.

July 23, 2019 Press Release

Today, Representatives Darren Soto (FL-09) and Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statements after the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass H.R. 549, the Venezuela TPS Act, legislation that would grant Venezuelan nationals with Temporary Protected Status (TPS):

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April 18, 2019 In The News

Orlando will receive $3.25 million in federal anti-terrorism funding this year, according to U.S. Rep. Val Demings’ office, more than double the amount from last year and following years of not receiving any money at all.

April 8, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Florida lawmakers are continuing to push for more money to restore the Everglades after less money was budgeted for the project than what was requested. 

April 5, 2019 In The News

U.S. Democrats and Republicans have not been able to agree on a package that would provide disaster-relief funding for Puerto Rico.

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April 2, 2019 In The News

Following up on their recent introduction of the Token Taxonomy Act, Representatives Darren Soto (D-FL) and Warren Davidson (R-OH) have teamed up again to introduce a new slate of bipartisan bills related to virtual currency.

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March 25, 2019 In The News

ORLANDO, Fla. — Those impacted by the Pulse nightclub attack and other acts of gun violence held a town hall on Thursday.  Representative Darren Soto hosted the event at Valencia College. 

March 11, 2019 In The News

Washington - Darren Soto está por vez primera en mayoría en el Congreso. Y el primer congresista de origen puertorriqueño elegido por Florida -cuyo distrito tiene su base en Kissimmee y alta población boricua- siente la diferencia.

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March 8, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general is investigating whether immigration officials violated policies when they created a secret list of journalists, attorneys, and activists to be stopped at the southern border for questioning — as Democratic members of Congress demanded answers.

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February 21, 2019 In The News

“The President’s power, if any, to issue the order must stem either from an act of Congress or from the Constitution itself...When the President takes measures incompatible with the expressed or implied will of Congress, his power is at its lowest ebb.” – U.S. Supreme Court, Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer (1952).

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February 21, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Darren Soto this week embarked on a congressional effort to determine why more than $47 billion set aside to help Puerto Rico recover has not yet been disbursed 17 months after Hurricane María devastated the island.

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