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Congresswoman Val Demings

Representing the 10th District of Florida

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September 13, 2017 Press Release

Orlando, FL – U.S. Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10) praised the decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to extend Individual Assistance programs to Orange County residents.  Orange County joins 20 other Florida counties with extensive damage to homes, businesses and properties to receive the designation.

September 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— When Congress returns this week, the House of Representatives is scheduled to begin work on a spending bill to prevent a government shutdown at the end of September. Representatives Val Demings, Stephanie Murphy, and Darren Soto want the bill to include counter-terrorism funding for Orlando. The three filed an amendment that would add $20 million in additional funding to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) budget for grants to sustain training and equipment that was obtained with previous federal funds.
August 21, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— In the wake of the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional district, sent a letter Friday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Elaine Duke, demanding action by the Department of Justice and DHS to counter the serious threat posed by the continued growth of violent white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups. Fifty-two other Members of Congress joined Demings in sending the letter.