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Helping you Cut through the Red Tape

I want to serve my constituents in any way I can. Whether you need help with a federal agency, are trying to find out if federal grants are available for your project, or are considering applying to a service academy.

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Fighting for Veterans and their Families Every Day

I am proud to have voted for the Historic PACT Act to ensure our service members get the critical health care benefits they have earned and deserve.

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Lowering Health Care Costs

Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act, people with Medicare Part D drug coverage now pay nothing out-of-pocket for even more vaccines and will experience a price cap of $35/month on insulin. For the first time, Medicare will be able to negotiate directly with manufacturers for the price of certain high-spending brand-name Medicare Part B and Part D drugs that don’t have competition.

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Bringing Federal Dollars Back to the Tampa Bay Area

The Tampa Bay Area is transforming thanks to historic legislation, federal investments from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act and Community Project Funding I champion in the Congress.

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Investing in Students

My office has annual opportunities for students to gain valuable experience in a Congressional office, receive a Service Academy nomination or show off their skills through an Art Competition and App Challenge.

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Meet Kathy Castor

Kathy Castor is Tampa Bay’s voice in the U.S. Congress. She was elected in 2006 and represents Florida’s 14th Congressional district, which includes Tampa and parts of Hillsborough County. She is the first woman to represent Hillsborough and Pinellas counties in the U.S. Congress.

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Press Release

Reps. Castor, Salazar, Frankel, Letlow Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Im...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Kathy Castor (D-FL-14), Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL-27), Lois Frankel (D-FL-22), and Julia Letlow (R-LA-5) released the following statements after re-introducing the Connected Mat...

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May 23
Press Release

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor Announces Support for 15 Community Priority Gra...

TAMPA, FL – Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) announced fifteen community projects for consideration by the House Appropriations Committee for Fiscal Year (FY) 2025. “Locally-driven priorities are key to lowering cos...

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May 22
Press Release

PHOTOS: Castor Celebrates Congressional Art Competition Winner with Cl...

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) congratulated the 2024 District 14 Congressional Art Competition winner, Marcus Rideout, a recent Gibbs graduate and salutatorian, ahead of his artwork presentation in ...

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May 22
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Reps. Castor, Trahan Urge Instagram to Abandon “Friend Map” Feature

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Kathy Castor (FL-14) and Lori Trahan (MA-03) wrote to Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri to express deep concerns with the social media platform’s development and future launch of the “Friend Map” f...

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May 21
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PHOTOS: Castor Announces $2M for Hillsborough Youth Workforce Developm...

TAMPA, FL – Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) announced $2,000,000 in community project funding from fiscal years 2023 and 2024 for Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) Building Tampa’s Tomorrow: Workforce Devel...

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