ORLANDO, FL – Congresswoman Val Demings (D-Orlando) will today vote for the FIRST STEP Act—a criminal justice reform bill which will make our justice system fairer and more effective.
ORLANDO, FL – Congresswoman Val Demings (D-Orlando) last night cast her vote for The BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, which she cosponsored in the U.S. House of Representatives, and which will become law with President Trump’s signature.
ORLANDO, FL – Congresswoman Val Demings (D-Orlando) today announced the winner of the Congressional App Challenge for the 10th Congressional District: “A New Life,” made by Edgewater High School students David Kelly, Nigel Smith, and Michael Wang.
Rep. Demings and the other Democratic Members of the House Judiciary Committee also called for the immediate recusal of Acting Attorney General Whitaker.
ORLANDO, FL – Today U.S. Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) joined the other Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee in two letters regarding the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Donald Trump, in what appears to be a clear effort to undermine Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing criminal investigation.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) commented on news that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is on his way to the White House in anticipation of being fired by President Trump.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Demings (FL-10) commented on President Trump’s order to selectively declassify documents related to the investigation into wrongdoing by his campaign.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rich DeVos passed away at age 92.
Said Rep. Demings, “Rich DeVos’ impact on Central Florida has been enormous. As he worked to turn the Magic into a world-class sports franchise, he never lost sight of the true purpose of sports: to bring neighbors together, and to share the joys and rewards of that togetherness.
One was granted under a Demings-backed anti-terrorism program.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Demings announced two federal safety grants approved for Central Florida. These grants come on the heels of Orlando’s inclusion in the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) program, which was announced in May.