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Said Rep. Demings, “The bottom line is that this is a manufactured crisis, concocted by design or incompetence in order to force compromises on fundamental American values. But they’ve misjudged me, and I will not compromise on liberty, justice, and opportunity for all.
Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) commented on the Republican Congress’ failure to pass a spending bill, resulting in the shutdown of the federal government.
Last night, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) voted against a Continuing Resolution (“CR”) brought to the floor by the leadership of the Republican majority. The CR would fund the government temporarily until February 16th, maintaining current spending levels with no updates based on changing needs.
ORLANDO, FL – Yesterday, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) called on the Department of Homeland Security to ensure sufficient staffing levels for Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) personnel at vulnerable ports of entry, specifically Orlando International Airport, which the congresswoman represents. The full letter, led by Rep. Demings and signed by the other members of the Orlando Delegation, Rep. Darren Soto (FL-9) and Rep.
ORLANDO, FL – Congresswoman Val Demings (D-Orlando) today criticized President Trump’s proposal to allow new oil drilling off the coast of Florida and California.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional District, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s budget being released on Tuesday:
“The President's cruel and inhumane budget should be dead on arrival. It will have devastating effects on working families, women and children, and those with disabilities who depend on social security disability insurance. In other words, the President's budget abandons those he swore during the campaign to protect. Broken promises?
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10) today marked Equal Pay Day and cosponsored the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and guarantee that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable. Demings joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) in cosponsoring the legislation in the House of Representatives. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the companion legislation in the Senate.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representative Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional district, introduced an amendment to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Tuesday that would give the committee control of construction of the proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico Border.