U.S. Representative Kathy Castor wrote a letter to Florida Senate President Jeff Atwater regarding state legislative leaders’ request for federal money to avoid state budget cuts to health care for children, pregnant women and seniors.
“Today we are making history. At long last, Americans will have access to health insurance that is affordable and dependable. You will have coverage you can count on. Even if you change jobs, get sick or have a pre-existing condition, you will have affordable and meaningful health insurance.
Nearly 2.3 million Tampa Bay area residents with health insurance will see improved employer-based health care coverage under the House version of the reform legislation, which could be voted on as early as Saturday.
Congresswoman Kathy Castor released the following statement today, regarding the vital consumer bill addressing credit card company abuses passed in the U.S. House of Representatives entitled the Expedited CARD Reform for Consumers Act of 2009:
Congresswoman Kathy Castor will bring her efforts to eliminate disparities in breast cancer treatment to the White House today when she joins First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden at an event to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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