Tag: congressional hispanic caucus

Darren Soto Plans to Work With Joe Biden in Distributing Vaccine Through Central Florida

“It’s been a busy two years fighting for the issues that matter most to Central Florida’s families,” said Soto.

Darren Soto Named Whip for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus

In his new role, Soto “will be responsible for coordinating all whipping activities among caucus Members and presenting CHC positions to leadership in both parties.”

Donna Shalala Introduces Resolution to Mark National Hispanic Nurses Day

Shalala rounded up 17 cosponsors including fellow Democrat U.S. Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García of Illinois and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and Darren Soto of Florida to back the resolution. 
Darren Soto

Darren Soto Makes Final Push to Help Undocumented Aliens Married to Military Members

At the start of 2019, Soto pointed to the case of Alejandra Juarez as to why his proposals are needed. 

Florida Reps Join Congressional Hispanic Caucus Calling on SBA, Treasury to Help Minority-Owned Small...

Two Democrats in the Florida delegation signed on a letter as the Congressional Hispanic Caucus wrote U.S. Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza calling on them to make sure affiliation rules are not changed to allow large private equity firms to get funds set aside for small businesses.

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: Congress Needs to Fund Spanish, Multi-Lingual COVID-19 Outreach

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., the chairwoman of the Hispanic Caucus Women’s Taskforce, led a letter to congressional leaders asking them to include funds in the third coronavirus relief bill to launch a bilingual media outreach effort on the pandemic.

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

Darren Soto Wants Census to Stop Asking About Citizenship

Facing a major challenge from the left later this month, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., is leading the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) in calling on the U.S. Commerce Department to not ask about citizenship in the 2020 census.