ORLANDO, FL – Today Reps. Demings, Murphy, and Soto announced new terror-prevention and preparedness grant funding for Orlando under the Department of Homeland Security’s Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI).
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Val Demings (FL-10) today applauded the Biden Administration for a new announced COVID community vaccination site in the 10th District. The site will open the week of March 1st as a partnership between FEMA and the Valencia College West Campus. It will have the capacity to vaccinate up to 3,000 individuals per day.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Val Demings, Stephanie Murphy, and Darren Soto announced today that Florida airports and airport businesses will receive over $200 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to overcome the economic challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington, D.C. – Today Rep. Demings released the following statement on the Senate's impeachment trial vote:
ORLANDO, FL – U.S. Representatives Val Demings, Stephanie Murphy, and Darren Soto announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Orange County more than $2.3 million to help ensure that individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS can access medical care and critical support services.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Demings will today attend the inauguration of President Joe Biden. She is accompanied by her husband, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings. She released the following statement:
ORLANDO, FL – Rep. Demings will vote for legislation to hold accountable the instigators of last week’s deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol.
ORLANDO, FL – Today Rep. Demings will carry out her responsibility as a Member of Congress by accepting the lawful results of the Electoral College.
Said Rep. Demings, “Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be inaugurated on January 20th. None of today’s sound and fury will change that result.
ORLANDO, FL – Today Rep. Demings will vote for new emergency COVID-19 relief legislation for struggling Americans, small businesses and communities. A summary is below.
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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.
It has gotten a whole lot worse than ‘hanging chads.’
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Congresswoman Val Demings (D-Orlando) today criticized President Trump’s proposal to allow new oil drilling off the coast of Florida and California.
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.
Rep. Demings on MSNBC with Ali Velshi addressing President Trump's racist comments about immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and some African nations.