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November 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16), Congressman Rob Woodall (GA-7) and Congressman Darren Soto (FL-9) introduced H.R.

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October 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today,  Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. (FL-02) and Congressman Darren Soto (FL -09) introduced legislation requiring FEMA to reimburse local governments and electric cooperatives for interest incurred on loans used to restore essential functions after natural disasters.

October 13, 2020 Press Release

Kissimmee, FL – In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month 2020, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto held a virtual ceremony recognizing twelve individuals from Florida’s Ninth District on their impact and contributions to the Latino community. The honorees' biographies were submitted into the Congressional Record.

October 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, U.S. Representatives Dusty Johnson and Darren Soto introduced the PRICE Act, a bill that will increase transparency in the cattle market, improve risk management, and support new and expanding meat processors.

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September 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Darren Soto’s bills, the Digital Taxonomy Act (H.R. 2154) and the Blockchain Innovation Act (H.R. 8153), passed out of the House incorporated into the Consumer Safety Technology Act (H.R. 8128). 

September 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON –– U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin’s (MI-08) bipartisan Strengthening America’s Strategic National Stockpile Act, passed the U.S. House of Representatives with unanimous, bipartisan support on Monday. Slotkin’s legislation, which she introduced with Rep. Susan W.

September 18, 2020 Press Release

KISSIMMEE, FL - Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) led Members of the Florida Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis requesting he immediately release the remaining CARES Act federal dollars in the Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to all Florida counties, cities and towns. The letter comes after Osceola County reported it is wai

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September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus has endorsed Congressman Darren Soto’s bill, the Protect Patriot Spouses Act (H.R. 557), supporting the Juarez family and all military spouses facing deportation. 

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September 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) released the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked a vote for his House-passed Venezuela TPS Act:

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In The News

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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February 19, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources will tour Puerto Rico and hold oversight hearings on that island’s hurricane and economic recovery while U.S. Rep. Darren Soto charges that the administration is blocking those recoveries.

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February 19, 2019 In The News

House bills with bipartisan support would direct regulators to examine new ways to oversee digital assets and protect them from manipulation, as some lawmakers strive to make financial technologies more mainstream.

February 19, 2019 In The News

Despite the techno-libertarian ideology that inspired the creation of blockchain and cryptocurrency, a reckoning between decentralized networks, digital assets, and state apparatus has been a long time coming.

February 7, 2019 In The News

Central Florida will receive nearly $8 million in federal funding to expand affordable housing stock and battle homelessness, U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy and Darren Soto announced Monday.

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February 7, 2019 In The News

 

On February 6th, 2019, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto gave the following remarks on climate change at the first Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing. 

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