U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) released the following statement after receiving a letter from the U.S. Department of Education stating it will conduct a compliance review of Pinellas County public schools:
President John F. Kennedy once said, “I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.”
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) released the following statement regarding today’s change of command ceremonies (CENTCOM and SOCOM) at MacDill Air Force Base, which she represents as part of her congressional district:
“I just witnessed President Obama's historic speech in Cuba. We believe the best way to promote our shared values in regards to Cuba and throughout the world is through engagement. As President Obama said here at the beginning of his speech regarding the terrorist attacks in Brussels, ‘We must be together regardless of nationality or race or faith in fighting against the scourge of terrorism.’
Today on Match Day, an annual rite of passage when medical school graduates across the country learn where they have been matched for their graduate medical education (GME), U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor announced new legislation that would provide federal support to help train an additional 15,000 resident physicians while introducing accountability and transparency initiatives for institutions receiving Medicare funding for physician training. Training Tomorrow’s Doctors Today Act, which has broad-based support from numerous physician, hospital and other groups representing both primary and specialty care physicians, was introduced yesterday in the U.S. House of Representatives.
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL14) has been asked by President Barack Obama to join him and First Lady Michelle Obama on his historic trip to Cuba, scheduled for March 20-23. President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. president in almost 90 years to visit the island, located less than 90 miles of the coast of Florida.
On the day that the U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team opens the inaugural SheBelieves Cup in her congressional district in Tampa, Fla., U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) called on FIFA to fully and effectively implement the new gender equity reforms adopted by FIFA last week. “While the election of the new FIFA president garnered most of the headlines last week, the more meaningful action by FIFA was adoption of Title IX-like gender equity reforms for international soccer,” U.S. Rep. Castor said tod...
La noticia sobre los planes del presidente Barack Obama de hacer una visita oficial a Cuba no ha hecho sino reforzar la postura de la congresista demcrata, Kathy Castor, de seguir construyendo ms puentes de intercambio y poner fin al embargo.
U.S. Representatives Kathy Castor (D-FL-14) and Renee Ellmers (R-NC-02) recently sent letters to House Leadership and leaders of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce requesting their assistance in advancing the Accelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act, H.R.1197, to the House floor for a vote.
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