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Dan Webster Leads GOP on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee

U.S. Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo., the lead Republicans on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, named his subcommittee chairs, including Webster, on Monday.

Dan Webster Has Helped Veterans Recover $10 Million Since Start of 2017

First elected to Congress in 2010 after decades on the Florida political stage--including being the first Republican since Reconstruction to serve as speaker of the state House--Webster weighed in on his efforts for veterans this week. 

Darren Soto: FEMA Sending Funds to Osceola County for Hurricane Irma Recovery

More than two years after Hurricane Irma hit the Sunshine State, Florida continues to get help from the federal government to deal with its aftermath.

Dan Webster: ‘Democrats Can’t Come to Terms’ With Mueller Investigation’s Findings

Having turned 70 last month, Webster has been on the Florida political stage for almost four decades. First elected to the Florida House in 1980, Webster helped lead GOP efforts to take power in Tallahassee.
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Darren Soto Unveils Blueprint to Help Puerto Rico Recover from Hurricane Maria

Soto, the first Florida congressman of Puerto Rican descent, released his “Congressional Puerto Rico Recovery Blueprint” on Tuesday to help the island recover from the hurricane which hit in September 2017. 

Dan Webster Showcases his Efforts to Reduce Federal Spending

This week, even as the national debt reached the $22 trillion mark, U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Fla., doubled down on his efforts to reduce federal spending, showcasing his efforts by returning part of his congressional salary. 

Darren Soto Continues to Reel in Leadership Assignments, This Time With New Democrat Coalition

Turning 41 later this month, Soto has been one of the main political beneficiaries of Central Florida’s growing Puerto Rican population.

Darren Soto Takes on Leadership Roles for Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Soto, the first Florida congressman with ties to Puerto Rico, will pair up with two New York Democrats--U.S. Reps. José Serrano and Nydia Velázquez--to chair the Puerto Rico and Insular Areas Task Force. The Central Florida Democrat will also lead the CHC’s Civil Rights and Voting Rights Task Force. Soto will also sit on the Arts and Technology Task Force which is led by U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif.

Darren Soto Gets to Work on House Energy and Commerce Committee

Soto’s office noted the congressman will “legislate on a wide range of policy issues with key priorities for Central Florida” and pointed out that the committee “is the oldest continuous standing committee in the U.S. House of Representatives and has the broadest jurisdiction of any committee in Congress, and oversees several federal departments and agencies.”
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Darren Soto: The ‘Rockin’ Congressman’ Turns It Up for Second Term

Billing himself the “rockin’ congressman" and finishing his first term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., is engaged in a unique way to get his points across. 
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Darren Soto Looks Like a Growing Factor in Florida Politics

While we’re still more than six weeks out until Election Day, the heavy lifting is over for U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., and he is now able to turn his attention to state and national politics. 
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Polk County Fire Rescue Gets Almost $550k in Federal Funds

The Polk County Fire Rescue is getting almost $550,000 in a federal grant, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., announced this week. Soto paired up with two Republicans in the Florida delegation--U.S. Reps. Tom Rooney and...
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