WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional District, is excited to announce the passage of H.R. 628, the Social Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2017, which she was an original Co-Sponsor of.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th District, responds to the Congressional Budget Office score released Wednesday, which shows 14 million people will lose health care in 2018, and 23 million will be without healthcare by 2026.
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:
Orlando, FL – Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional District, announced Friday that Katianna Estima is the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for Florida’s 10th District.
Ms. Estima is a Junior from Evans High School, whose winning art work, “Katii”, reflects who she is and her emotions.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional District, responded on the House Floor Thursday to Republican’s blocking efforts to introduce an Amendment made to HR 1039. The Amendment would have created a provision in law to prevent the Director of the FBI from being removed, except for “inefficiency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office.”
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida's 10th Congressional District, released the following statment in response to the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as Special Counsel in investigation into Russian interference in 2016 Election:
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional District, joined a group of bipartisan Congresswomen that visited troops in Afghanistan and Iraq this past week. The purpose of the trip was to conduct oversight of U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional District, released the following statement regarding the abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey:
"The circumstances surrounding the firing of FBI Director James Comey, from the timing, to the justification, to the individuals involved, are very concerning.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional District, released the following statement regarding the passage of H.R. 1628.
“The Republican Party has ignored the voices of millions of Americans by pushing through this disastrous bill that leaves millions of Americans behind.
Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Val Demings (D-FL) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN), Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA), Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), and Congressman Dave Reichert (R-WA) introduced H.R. 2228, the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, which would help agencies create or improve mental health services for law enforcement officers.
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Freshman Rep. Val B. Demings, 60, a Florida Democrat, talks about being the first woman to be Orlando's police chief, lessons from running the department, and her Harley.
Q: What has surprised you so far in your time in Congress?
Orlando, FL-With Democrats such as herself facing innumerable challenges in a President Donald Trump administration and Republican dominated Congress, U.S. Rep. Val Demings found triumphs – and joy – in moments of resistance.
Orlando, FL- After watching Orlando just miss the cut for federal counter-terrorism grants the past two years, Orlando’s Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings is putting together a bipartisan push to get such money increased to help mid-sized cities.
Orange County, FL —The missile attack is drawing reaction from local leaders.
On Friday, U.S. Reps. Val Demings and Stephanie Murphy made their voices heard on the matter.
"We all saw the horrific images in Syria a couple of days ago," Demings said while at the Tiger Bay Club.
Orlando, FL- Congresswoman and former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings hosted an open house at her Congressional District office in Metrowest on Saturday to meet with constituents and hear what their concerns were regarding issues on the federal level.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida's 10th Congressional District, released the following statement regarding Thursday's Air strike on Syria.
"While I strongly condemn the cruel and evil actions of Assad on innocent women and children, President Trump should have obtained Congressional approval before using military force.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Congressional Budget Office released its Cost Estimate on the GOP’s Healthcare plan Monday, which shows 14 million more people would be uninsured in 2018, and 24 million more would be uninsured by 2026. Rep. Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional district, released this statement:
ORLANDO, Fl.--U.S. Rep. Val Demings reaffirmed her support of the Affordable Care Act and vowed to protect it in a town hall with constituents Sunday.
“This is legislation that directly impacts the lives of people,” the newly elected Orlando Democrat said. “And that’s who we’re fighting for.”
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Representative Val Demings on Trump Administration and Law Enforcement Representative Val Demings (D-FL), who served as Orlando police chief from 2007 to 2011, talked about the Trump administration’s “law and order” agenda and efforts to employ local law enforcement in its crackdown on undocumented immigrants.
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.