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October 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Reps. Val Demings, Stephanie Murphy, and Darren Soto today applauded news that the U.S.

September 29, 2020 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – U.S. Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) issued the following statement:

Said Rep. Demings: “Like so many others over recent months, these layoffs will be devastating for countless people. It’s up to all of us to step up and help in every way we can.

September 14, 2020 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Earlier this year, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) introduced legislation to rename a Windermere Post Office in honor of Officer Robert German. Today, that legislation was passed by the House of Representatives. Officer German was tragically killed in the line of duty on March 22, 2014 at age 31.

September 14, 2020 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Rep. Demings (FL-10) has joined U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and a coalition of grassroots groups to introduce a bold plan for economic renewal known as the Agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy, or THRIVE Agenda.

September 11, 2020 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – U.S. Rep. Val Demings has introduced the ‘Every American Has the Right to Vote Act.’ The legislation would prohibit states from denying voting rights to American citizens, regardless of prior criminal convictions. Rep. Demings is the former Chief of Police for Orlando, Florida.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the dispensing of funding passed by Congress to help American municipalities serve constituents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation was supported by Central Florida Reps. Demings, Soto, and Murphy.

September 4, 2020 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – U.S. Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) and Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-5) today introduced the Science in Blood Donation Act of 2020.

September 1, 2020 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – U.S. Rep. Val Demings today introduced the Federal Disaster Housing Stability Act of 2020. The legislation would apply an automatic eviction moratorium to all rental properties and foreclosure moratorium to all federally backed mortgages for locations under a federal declaration of an emergency.

August 7, 2020 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – U.S. Reps. Val Demings, Stephanie Murphy, and Darren Soto announced today that the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX) will receive a competitive federal grant of $2.84 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

July 18, 2020 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) commented on the passing of United States Representative John Lewis.  

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March 7, 2018 In The News

With the recent tragic school shooting in Parkland that left 14 students and 3 teachers dead, lawmakers from across the country have banded together to call for more restrictive gun control legislation and safety measures.

February 21, 2018 In The News

Orlando Democrats Darren Soto and Val Demings both released statements regarding the school shooting in Parkland. Both know something about mass murders as they represented constituents killed in the Pulse Nightclub shooting on June 12, 2016.

February 20, 2018 In The News

Orlando Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings is lining up with the latest Democratic bill to restrict guns, a measure that would allow families to raise concerns about members who are found to be dangers to themselves or others and for judges to order police to confiscate those persons’ guns.

February 13, 2018 In The News

The first-term Democrat from Orlando has joined with Texas Democrat Filemon Vela to introduce a new bill that would authorize an additional 500 Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Officers and 100 Agriculture Specialists per year.

February 7, 2018 In The News

Orlando Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings signed on to a bill that would bolster staffing at U.S. airports and seaports, including Orlando International Airport.

“The hard-working men and women at Orlando International Airport have helped to make it one of the nation’s best ports of entry, and it’s time they got the backup they need,” Demings said.

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February 2, 2018 In The News

Orlando Police Officer Adam Gruler —the first officer at the scene of the Pulse nightclub massacre — will join Rep. Val Demings as a guest to the State of the Union address on Tuesday.

February 2, 2018 In The News

Florida will be receiving millions of dollars from the federal government as part of a grant program to help Puerto Ricans dislocated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria find work in the U.S. 

February 2, 2018 In The News

Today, U.S. Representative Val Demings joined House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerry Nadler and Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond to introduce a resolution to censure President Donald Trump, based on his statement that the United States should reduce the number of immigrants arriving from “shithole” countries, including Haiti and countries in Africa.

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February 2, 2018 In The News

Congresswoman Val Demings (D-Orlando) today criticized President Trump’s proposal to allow new oil drilling off the coast of Florida and California.

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April 25, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida's 10th District, who once served as Orlando's police chief, was honored by Essence as one of America's socially conscious change makers.