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  • Deborah Gano
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Mr. Speaker, in honor of Black History Month, I rise today to honor the accomplishments of a true champion of progress, Deborah Olivia Gano. Her invaluable contributions to the Tampa Bay community are an inspiration to us all. Today, I am grateful to recognize her selfless dedication and honor her valuable service to our community. Ms. Gano was born in Tampa, Florida. During her early childhood, she lived in Georgetown, Guyana for 5 years before returning to Tampa, where she graduated from Middl... Read more

  • Alton White
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the legacy of one of Tampa Bay’s true trailblazer, Alton Maurice White, during Black History Month. He has dedicated himself to improving the lives of others through public service and education. Today, I am grateful to recognize his selfless dedication and honor his valuable service to our community. Mr. White chose early on in his impressive career to dedicate himself to service to his community. Receiving an athletic scholarship attending Florida A&M Univers... Read more

  • Chloe Coney
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the accomplishments of a true champion of progress, Chloe J. Coney. She is retiring this month after 10 years of serving as my district director in Tampa. Her invaluable contributions to the Tampa Bay community are an inspiration to us all. Today, I am grateful to recognize her selfless dedication, honor her valuable service to our community and thank her for her daily efforts to serve our neighbors in Tampa. Known as a “woman who wears many hats,” Mrs. Coney i... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Castor's Statement Condemning the Arson at the Daarus Salaam Mosque and the Uptick in Hate Crimes
    Posted in Press Release on February 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Equality for All

    U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) released the following statement today expressing her concerns about the recent uptick in activity by hate groups in Tampa Bay and around the country. Earlier this week, she expressed her concerns to the FBI and the U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security. “Diversity is the bedrock of our faithful, generous and hard-working Tampa Bay community. Americans and my neighbors in particular do not accept hate-driven rhetoric or actions. I stand in strong support... Read more

  • Statement by U.S. Rep. Castor re: U.S. sanctions on Venezuela's VP
    Posted in Press Release on February 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Legislation

    U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) released the following statement today regarding U.S. sanctions against Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami and Venezuelan businessman Samark Lopez: Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Castor's statement on ruling by 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
    Posted in Press Release on February 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) released the statement below following the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals unanimous ruling to not lift the stay on President Trump’s recent executive order: Read more

  • Declaración de la Congresista Castor acerca de la decisión del Tribunal de Apelaciones del Noveno Circuito de los Estados Unidos
    Posted in En Espanol on February 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    La Congresista Kathy Castor (FL14) publicó la siguiente declaración tras el fallo unánime del Tribunal de Apelaciones del Noveno Circuito de los Estados Unidos para no levantar la suspensión de la reciente orden ejecutiva del Presidente Trump: Read more

  • Burgess, Hudson, Green, Castor Introduce Bill to Improve Trauma Care Through Military-Civilian Partnership
    Posted in Press Release on February 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Military

    Representatives Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Gene Green (D-TX), Richard Hudson (R-NC) and Kathy Castor (D-FL) reintroduced the MISSION Zero Act (H.R. 880), to assist the Department of Defense (DoD) in assigning trauma surgeons to civilian trauma centers filling a gap in care recently examined by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Read more

  • I wanted to pass along Congresista se dirige a los ‘dreamers’ en reunión comunitaria
    Posted in En Espanol on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Luego de sus promesas de campaña, los primeros días de Donald Trump en la presidencia de Estados Unidos, más que despejar dudas, han aumentado los aires de preocupación en nuestra comunidad. Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Castor’s long-time District Director, Chloe Coney, retires
    Posted in Press Release on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor’s District Director, Chloe Coney, will retire after serving Tampa’s community for more than 40 years in areas of economic development, housing and community building, including the last 10 years with U.S. Rep. Castor’s office. “Chloe’s passion and expertise have served our neighbors, families and businesses well,” U.S. Rep. Castor said. “She is revered by Tampa’s community for her lifetime of service and my congressional district has been fortunate to have her as district ... Read more