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Congresswoman Val Demings

Representing the 10th District of Florida

Press Releases

January 20, 2018 Press Release

Said Rep. Demings, “The bottom line is that this is a manufactured crisis, concocted by design or incompetence in order to force compromises on fundamental American values. But they’ve misjudged me, and I will not compromise on liberty, justice, and opportunity for all.

January 20, 2018 Press Release

Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) commented on the Republican Congress’ failure to pass a spending bill, resulting in the shutdown of the federal government.

January 19, 2018 Press Release

Last night, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) voted against a Continuing Resolution (“CR”) brought to the floor by the leadership of the Republican majority. The CR would fund the government temporarily until February 16th, maintaining current spending levels with no updates based on changing needs.

January 18, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) joined House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerry Nadler (NY-10) and Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) to introduce a resolution to censure President Trump, based on his statement that the United States should reduce the number of immigrants arriving from “shithole” countries, including Haiti and countries in Africa.
January 17, 2018 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Last week, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) joined Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43) and other members of Congress to introduce the ACA OUTREACH Act, which directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to directly invest in support programs to assist Americans with their efforts to sign up for healthcare.

January 12, 2018 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Yesterday, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) called on the Department of Homeland Security to ensure sufficient staffing levels for Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) personnel at vulnerable ports of entry, specifically Orlando International Airport, which the congresswoman represents. The full letter, led by Rep.

January 11, 2018 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Yesterday, President Trump signed the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill originally introduced last April by Rep. Demings (D-FL-10), Rep. Brooks (R-IN-5), Rep. Collins (R-GA-9), Rep.

January 8, 2018 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Congresswoman Val Demings (D-Orlando) today responded to news that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 262,000 people from El Salvador is scheduled to end in 18 months.

January 4, 2018 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Congresswoman Val Demings (D-Orlando) today criticized President Trump’s proposal to allow new oil drilling off the coast of Florida and California.

December 20, 2017 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Congresswoman Val Demings (D-Orlando) today commented on her
selection to serve on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee.

Said Rep. Demings, “After a troubling year it has become increasingly obvious that the
most fundamental issues facing our country are matters of justice.