Today, Governor Scott announced Opportunity Zone designations for the state of Florida. The Opportunity Zone Program is designed to drive long-term capital investments to rural and urban communities that have fallen behind in economic growth compared to other parts of their region.
Today, Rep. Demings (FL-10) issued the following statement opposing the Department of Interior’s proposed lease sale for oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).
Today, the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) voted seven to zero to rescind their authorization to prepare an application to privatize airport security. This reversal of course comes following a meeting organized and led by Rep. Demings at the end of March. Rep.
Today, the House Judiciary Committee approved the Music Modernization Act (MMA), written to ensure fair compensation across the music industry as technology changes the face of entertainment. Rep.
Today, Rep. Demings (FL-10) issued the following statement:
Said Rep. Demings, “Dr. King devoted his life to justice, and to peaceful action in the pursuit of that justice.
Tomorrow, Rep. Demings will lead a meeting between major stakeholders in the ongoing discussion about the airport security partnership between the federal government and the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA). Rep.
Today, Rep. Demings (FL-10) voted ‘Yes’ on the omnibus federal funding bill.
Last week, Rep. Demings (FL-10) sent a letter to Governor Rick Scott advocating for Opportunity Zone designation for 26 census tracts within the 10th Congressional District. The Opportunity Zone Program is designed to drive long-term capital investments to rural and urban communities that have fallen behind in economic growth compared to other parts of the region.
This morning, Rep. Louise Slaughter passed away in Washington, D.C. She was a leader among her peers, and for decades spearheaded history-making legislation and shattered one glass ceiling after another. She was known as an exceptional champion for the rights and wellbeing of working families and every American.
Last night, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10), introduced a new bill, the Secure Communities and Safe Schools Act, which would prevent the Trump Administration from using anti-terrorism funding to give guns to educators. Specifically, it would block the use of Homeland Security grant money and Urban Area Security Initiative grant money for that purpose.