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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 

July 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Darren Soto voted to pass H.R.

June 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Reps. Darren Soto, Val Demings and Stephanie Murphy released the following statements after the passage of H.R. 3094, legislation that designates the Pulse Nightclub as a National Memorial Site:

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In The News

January 28, 2019 In The News

As conditions deteriorate in Venezuela and its people continue fleeing to the U.S. seeking political asylum, two U.S. congressmen from Florida are working to pass a bipartisan immigration bill to help those fleeing the Maduro government.

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January 25, 2019 In The News

Katie Aragón of the immigrant advocacy group Fwd.US: “Deporting Alejandra [Juarez] was simply wrong — wrong for our country, wrong for her community. Sadly, her story is not unique.”

January 22, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — For months, the Trump administration has sought to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs for immigrants from several countries in Latin America and Africa, though its efforts have been hampered by court rulings.

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January 15, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Kissimmee, has been appointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. It is the oldest, continuous standing committee in the U.S. House and has the broadest jurisdiction of any committee in Congress, overseeing several federal departments and agencies, Soto said in a news release.

September 27, 2018 In The News

A Kissimmee sensor-research facility is expected to establish a new cybersecurity center for microelectronics using $30 million in the defense-spending bill approved by Congress this week.

President Donald Trump is expected to sign the $684 billion bill.

September 26, 2018 In The News

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Darren Soto’s, D-Fla., proposal to help the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other government agencies at the state and local levels. 

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July 31, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — She thought the hard days were behind her. Her rough childhood in Mexico after her father died and her family fell apart. The terrifying trips with a coyote across the border — twice because she was captured and sent back the first time.

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July 27, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC -- One matter on President Donald Trump's agenda this week is reuniting families separated at the U.S./Mexico border.

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July 26, 2018 In The News

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents notified Alejandra Juarez Tuesday that she will be deported back to Mexico nine days from now, despite ongoing efforts to allow her to stay.

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July 26, 2018 In The News

Representative Darren Soto (D-FL) talked about a new plan from the Trump administration to aid farmers affected by tariffs levied against the United States. He spoke via video link from Capitol Hill.

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