WHAT IS IMPORTANT TO YOU?

  • What Women Need

    Too many women in America are not participating fully in our economy and that affects us all. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor has been an unwavering voice in Congress to advance economic opportunities for all of our neighbors. But the latest statistics show ...

  • Economy

    Rep. Castor supports Tampa Bay's economic engines, such as MacDill Air Force Base, Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of South Florida. She believes that a balanced approach for the budget charts a sustainable course for middle-class families, ...

  • Jobs

    Rep. Castor supports small businesses and community investments -- such as those in education, research and infrastructure -- that create jobs. In addition, Rep. Castor hosts a Job & Community Resources event every year to connect our neighbors to jo...

  • Health Care

    On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law to give Americans more security by holding insurance companies accountable, bringing down costs across the health care system, and provide families access to quality, affordab...

  • Cuba Relations

    Rep. Castor has been working to make travel to Cuba easier for Cuban-Americans in the Tampa Bay area. Click here to read more.

  • Education

    Rep. Castor has worked on several initiatives to improve schools and educational opportunities for all of our neighbors. From Head Start to post-doctoral research programs, Rep. Castor believes in providing students and families with the tools they n...

  • Equality for All

    Rep. Castor is committed to fighting for equality for everyone across Tampa Bay.

  • Protecting Consumers

    Rep. Castor has brought consumers' concerns to the forefront, from assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure after the housing market crashed, to legislative proposals for faster processing of Veterans' claims, to working with local law enforcement...

  • Energy Independence

    Read more about what Rep. Castor is doing to help Florida families recover from the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster BP Oil Disaster Rep. Castor believes that America should be committed to renewable energy and energy conservation, and has fought to...

  • Immigration

    Rep. Castor has been a staunch advocate of immigration reform that provides a fair pathway to citizenship. This not only benefits immigrants, but all Americans because it upholds this country’s legacy as a nation of immigrants and brings significant ...

  • Veterans' Affairs

    Information on Emergency Payments for Veterans Awaiting Post-9/11 G.I. Bill Benefits Veterans whose post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits have been delayed can receive emergency payments, up to $3,000, at the St. Petersburg VA Regional Office. Veteran...

  • Military

    MacDill Means Mobility Find out more about what Rep. Castor is doing to support the mission at MacDill Air Force Base. Read more...

  • Small Business

    Tampa Bay is a community of small businesses. Every day, Rep. Castor meets with local small business owners committed to our region and seeking to expand. Please see the following resources that I hope you will find helpful: U.S. Small Business Admin...

  • Infrastructure



  • Iraq War

    Rep. Castor has supported a withdrawal of U.S. troops out of Iraq and redeployment of U.S. troops from Afghanistan while remaining committed to diplomacy. Her first committee assignment was the House Armed Services.

  • Legislation

    Find out what is currently happening in Congress Search Thomas for legislation Quick Search Text of Bills Search by Bill Number: Ex: "s. 435", "H.R. 842" OR Search by Word/Phrase: Ex: "tax reform" Voting Record See how Congresswoman Castor has voted...