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Congresswoman Val Demings Announces FEMA Grant in Central Florida

Orlando, FL: Today Rep. Val Demings announced Orange County, Florida, will receive $7.5 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This funding, which is part of Hurricane Irma recovery efforts, will cover 75% of the $10 million project and will reduce future storm-related flooding and damage in Central Florida.…

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Val Demings Officially Launches U.S. Senate Campaign

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Today Val Demings, Orlando’s first female Chief of Police and Congresswoman for Florida’s 10th District launched her campaign to represent Florida in the U.S. Senate against Sen. Marco Rubio. “When you grow up in the South poor, Black and female, you have to have faith in progress and opportunity. My father…

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Congresswoman Val Demings Cosponsors Inherent Contempt Bill

ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) helped introduce new legislation to enable Congress to independently enforce subpoenas and other Congressional actions by directly levying penalties against people who refuse to comply. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Ted W. Lieu and cosponsored by Rep. Demings, is also cosponsored by Reps. David Cicilline (D-RI), Jaime Raskin…

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Congresswoman Val Demings Says Orlando International Airport adding 18 new federal officers

ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) announced that Orlando International Airport (OIA) will be allocated 18 new, permanent Customs and Border Protection Officers by the end of 2018, including three arriving this summer. This is the first significant and permanent staffing increase since 2009, even as OIA’s international passenger load has grown by 89%.…

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Congresswoman Val Demings Statement on National Police Week

Monday, former Orlando Police Chief Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) made the following statement in honor of the beginning of National Police Week. “Each year, law enforcement officers, families, and supporters come from around the country to honor America’s law enforcement officers, to pay tribute to fallen officers, and comfort their loved ones. It is yet…

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