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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.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today Haki Nkrumah, the Founder and President of Young Fathers of Central Florida, will participate in a Congressional Forum on Fatherhood. The Forum was organized by the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys. Mr.

June 14, 2019 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) toured True Health and held a roundtable discussion with patients, health care professionals, and industry experts. The discussion focused on the devastating consequences of overturning the Affordable Care Act, and the work of House Democrats to address the soaring costs of prescription drugs. Rep.

June 12, 2019 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Demings issued the following statement. At 10:00am this morning, she will speak on the floor of the House of Representatives in honor of the victims of the 2016 Pulse shooting.

May 29, 2019 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today, Special Counsel Robert Mueller spoke for the first time about the contents and context of his report.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today, former Orlando Police Chief Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) attended the Peace Officers’ Memorial Service in honor of the 228 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty in the last year. This includes fourteen from Florida.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Florida Democratic congressional delegation voted for H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act of 2019, which blocks the Trump Administration’s efforts to give states the ability to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

ORLANDO, FL – Today Rep. Demings announced that Leila Mina Elguennich, a tenth-grade student at Dr.