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U.S. Representative Val Demings

Representing the 10th District of Florida

Press Releases

November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Demings (FL-10) joined Majority Whip Clyburn in a letter to House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committee Leadership urging them to pass legislation that tightens rules for the Opportunity Zone Program.

October 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Val Demings (FL-10) and Al Lawson (FL-05) have led two new letters on affordable housing in Florida. The first opposes a new HUD rule to shift additional burdens onto homeowners and renters.

September 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Following Speaker Pelosi’s announcement of a full-blown impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Rep. Demings issued the following statement:

September 10, 2019 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Demings introduced a bipartisan, bicameral resolution calling for increased diversity in American media. Co-leading the resolution is Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR) in the U.S. House, and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) in the U.S.

July 26, 2019 Press Release
New Legal Actions Reference Possibility of Impeachment

ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Demings and other members of the House Judiciary Committee announced two new legal actions to secure evidence and witness testimony related to President Trump’s corruption, abuse of power, and obstruction of justice.

July 24, 2019 Press Release
Director Mueller’s Testimony Confirms that Congress Must Hold the President Accountable

ORLANDO, FL – Today, Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified before the House Judiciary Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05), Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12), and Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) introduced the HUD Inspection Act of 2019. This bill forces the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to take greater action when federal assisted housing properties fail to come into compliance with federal housing laws.

July 11, 2019 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Rep. Val Demings served as honorary host of the inaugural Media Diversity Innovation Summit, held on Capitol Hill yesterday. The Summit, entitled “Taking Control of the Media Diversity Crisis,” organized by the Multicultural Media Correspondents Association (MMCA), is a seminal event challenging the status quo on media diversity in the United States.

July 8, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Demings Met with Government Officials of Denmark, Hungary, and Luxembourg on a Mission to Support NATO Allies and Defend Democratic Values.

ORLANDO, FL – Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) has returned from a trip to Europe as part of a Congressional Delegation in support of America’s NATO alliance and democratic values. The Members visited Denmark, Hungary, and Luxembourg.

June 25, 2019 Press Release
Funding package for humanitarian assistance on the border includes new standards for care, and new oversight and transparency provisions.

ORLANDO, FL – Today Rep. Val Demings (FL-10), a member of the Homeland Security Committee, voted for a $4.5 billion emergency spending package to address the humanitarian crisis on the border, where children have been separated from their guardians and held in inhumane, cruel, and unsafe conditions due to the President’s reckless agenda.

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