Blog Posts

October 11, 2018 Blog Post

Dear neighbor,

Our fellow Floridians in the Panhandle and Big Bend just faced one of the strongest Hurricanes our state has witnessed in decades. There are over 400,000 people without power, massive property damage, and communication services are still down. Over 8,400 people are in shelters, and that number is expected to increase today.

January 19, 2018 Blog Post

Dear Central Floridians, 

Like you, I am concerned about a possible government shutdown and what this means for our country. Please know that I do not take this lightly. We need bipartisan solutions for Congress to work, not a dysfunctional blame-game that jeopardizes American lives. 

December 8, 2017 Blog Post

Representative Darren Soto voted "NO" on a Continuing Budget Resolution in order to push Congress to work swiftly to resolve unfinished legislative business. The measure ultimately passed the House by a vote of 235-193 and the Senate by 81-14 on December 7, 2017.

June 13, 2017 Blog Post

Congressman Darren Soto said, “The people of Puerto Rico have spoken.  By an overwhelming margin, they have voted to become full partners in our great country.  They have voted for statehood.  I said I would respect – and fight – for their wishes, and that’s exactly what I intend to do.  This is now a matter of civil rights and equality.  These Americans serve in our military, pay federal taxes

June 13, 2017 Blog Post

Congressman Soto joined Congresswoman Val Demings and others in remembering the 49 victims of the Pulse nightclub attack, one year later.  




Inspiration from a brother lost too soon

June 5, 2017 Blog Post

Congressman Soto is not afraid to speak plainly about what President Trump is doing: Trump is acting to sabotage healthcare for millions of Americans.





May 15, 2017 Blog Post

by Ruben Goddard, Intern

Photo by Orlando Rising

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus monthly newsletter just asked Darren to talk about his first few months in office.  Here's what he said:

May 10, 2017 Blog Post
One of the best things about representing Central Florida is the opportunities I get to learn about the amazing, innovative things people in our area are doing. I just toured Costa Farms, Gapway Groves, Agri-Starts, and the University of Florida IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center. The first two have a lot of hard-working growers, and the last two have brilliant scientists. Together, they’re helping feed the country and beautify our gardens.