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Congresswoman Val Demings

Representing the 10th District of Florida

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September 13, 2017 Press Release

Orlando, FL – U.S. Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10) praised the decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to extend Individual Assistance programs to Orange County residents.  Orange County joins 20 other Florida counties with extensive damage to homes, businesses and properties to receive the designation.

September 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— When Congress returns this week, the House of Representatives is scheduled to begin work on a spending bill to prevent a government shutdown at the end of September. Representatives Val Demings, Stephanie Murphy, and Darren Soto want the bill to include counter-terrorism funding for Orlando. The three filed an amendment that would add $20 million in additional funding to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) budget for grants to sustain training and equipment that was obtained with previous federal funds.
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August 21, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— In the wake of the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional district, sent a letter Friday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Elaine Duke, demanding action by the Department of Justice and DHS to counter the serious threat posed by the continued growth of violent white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups. Fifty-two other Members of Congress joined Demings in sending the letter.
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July 27, 2017 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Val Demings, Florida’s 10th Congressional district, voted against a partial government funding bill (H.R. 3219) Thursday and released the following statement:

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July 26, 2017 Press Release

July 26, 2017 (WASHINGTON) –Congresswoman Val Demings has been named as a member of the new Congressional Task Force on Election Security

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July 20, 2017 Press Release
Orlando and other cities could apply for new grant funding to maintain critical training and equipment

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
Orlando and other cities could apply for new grant funding to maintain critical training and equipment

 

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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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