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U.S. Representative Val Demings

Representing the 10th District of Florida

Press Releases


June 22, 2018 Press Release

Tomorrow, June 23rd, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) will join Rep. Filemon Vela (TX-34) Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), and members of the Democratic Women’s Working Group to visit three immigration facilities in Texas:

June 19, 2018 Press Release
Bill Would Block Family Separations on the Border

Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) joined her colleagues to introduce the Keep Families Together Act.

June 14, 2018 Press Release
Today marks one year since Members of Congress and others were attacked by a gunman in Virginia

Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) made the following statement on the Congressional Baseball Shooting, which took place one year ago today. Four people were shot, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner, and two others injured.

June 14, 2018 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Yesterday, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10), Senator Nelson, Senator Rubio, Rep. Soto, and Rep. Murphy called on Customs and Border Protection to suspend proposed transfers of safety officers away from Port Canaveral and the Orlando Port Area, which includes the Orlando International Airport.

June 12, 2018 Press Release
Today marks two years since the second-worst mass shooting in U.S. history

Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) made the following statement on the Pulse Nightclub shooting, which took place in the 10th District two years ago today. The club, an LGBTQ sanctuary, was hosting its “Latin Night” when 49 people were killed and 53 wounded. At the time, it was the worst terrorist attack in the U.S.

June 7, 2018 Press Release
Measure Would Block Arming Teachers with Anti-Terror Funding

Yesterday, the House Committee on Homeland Security passed a measure introduced by Rep. Val Demings (FL-10), which would prohibit the purchase of firearms for teachers with anti-terror funding. Specifically, it would block the use of State Homeland Security Grant Program and Urban Area Security Initiative Program grants to purchase firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories for any purpose.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

This week, Rep. Demings introduced the bipartisan ‘Defend Against Russian Disinformation Act.’ Today, the House of Representatives voted to include two provisions from that bill as bipartisan amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

May 22, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Demings Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Counter Russian Election Interference

May 21, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Demings Announces Renewed Homeland Security Funding for Orlando

City Receives $1,500,000 in Renewed Anti-Terror Funding

May 14, 2018 Press Release

Today, former Orlando Police Chief Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) made the following statement in honor of the beginning of National Police Week.