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July 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Reps. Darren Soto (FL-09) and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) sent a letter urging Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott to encourage the Senate to take up the House-passed HEROES Act and prioritize the health and safety of Latino communities bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

July 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) spoke on the House floor in support of the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act, S.2163/H.R. 1636, legislation that passed the House earlier this week and the Senate last month.

July 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) and Congressman Darren Soto’s (FL-09) bipartisan amendment to increase funding for the FDA to enhance the security and reliability of U.S.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House of Representatives passed key environmental initiatives secured by Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) in a $259.5 billion funding package that consists of fiscal year 2021 State-Foreign Operations, Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA, Interior-Environment, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations bills. 

July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. House of Representatives approved two amendments, both authored by Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and co-led by other Members of Florida’s congressional delegation, to strengthen democracy and the rule of law within Venezuela and to prevent the crisis in that country from threatening U.S. national security.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) released the following statement ahead of the one year anniversary of the passage of his Venezuela TPS Act:

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July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S House of Representatives passed three amendments introduced by Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09) in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorizes funds and sets policy for defense-related activities for Fiscal Year 2021. The bipartisan legislation will keep America safe, support U.S.

July 13, 2020 Press Release

KISSIMMEE, FL – Last week, Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) sent a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration to inquire about the recently 

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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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