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Congresswoman Val Demings

Representing the 10th District of Florida

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July 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional District, applauded passage of a bill by the U.S. House of Representatives today to formally renew the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and its programs.  H.R. 2825, the Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act of 2017, includes a provision that Rep.

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Orlando, FL- Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional District, announces a video series highlighting Constituent healthcare stories, named “Your ACA Stories from Congressional District 10.”

 

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July 13, 2017 Press Release

ORLANDO, Fl.-- Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th District, is reminding Haitians with a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to re-register and to apply for renewal of their Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to reregister before July 23.

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June 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th District, responds to the Congressional Budget Office score released Monday, which shows 23 million more people would be without healthcare by 2026.

 “The Congressional Budget Office confirmed today what both President Trump and President Obama have already confirmed, this bill is in fact “mean”.

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June 14, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida's 10th Congressional District, released the following statement regarding the shooting Wednesday morning at the Congressional Baseball Practice.

 

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June 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional District, lead bipartisan efforts with 12 Florida lawmakers to ask President Trump to reverse course on the Paris Climate Agreement, following the President’s decision to leave the agreement. The lawmakers outlined their concerns in a letter to President Trump sent Thursday.

 

 

 

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June 13, 2017 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representative Val Demings, (FL-10), Representative Stephanie Murphy, (FL-07), and Representative Darren Soto, (FL-09), introduced a resolution Monday in recognition of the one year passing since the Pulse tragedy.

 

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June 8, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional District, released the following statement after voting No on the Financial CHOICE Act, which passed in the House Thursday:

 

 “Congress has a duty to protect American families, and today I’m afraid we have failed to perform that duty.

 

 

June 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Val Demings’ office announced Friday that the Orlando Metropolitan area has been left out of the UASI funding program for the third straight year. The Urban Area Security Initiative allocates money to cities for counter-terrorism efforts.

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In The News

May 11, 2017 In The News

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?

April 25, 2017 In The News

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.

April 25, 2017 In The News

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.

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April 25, 2017 In The News

​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.

April 25, 2017 In The News

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.

April 7, 2017 In The News

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.

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March 13, 2017 In The News

 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:

 

March 10, 2017 In The News

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.”

March 10, 2017 In The News

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.

 

 

February 24, 2017 In The News

Launches “Ask Your Congresswoman” for Apopkans

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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.

January 3, 2017 Photo Gallery
The U.S. House of Representatives' Flickr photo gallery.
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January 10, 2017 Video

 

 

                                                                                                    

January 3, 2017 Video
A Video of the Lincoln Memorial.
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