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U.S. Rep. Castor, local advocates demand climate action and environmental justice for Tampa residents
October 9, 2019
Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) rallied with Gonzalo Valdes from Sierra Club Florida and Yaritza Perez from Ecomadres (Green Latinos/Moms Clean Air Force) to outline the steps needed to ensure a healthier future for all as temperatures climb and risks escalate – no matter what zip code you live in. Latinos in the United States feel the effects of climate change more because of where they live and work -- more than half (55%) of Latino-Americans live in three states that are already experien... More
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Castor, Tampa Bay AARP support legislation to lower drug prices for Floridians
October 1, 2019
Today, U.S. Rep Kathy Castor (FL14), Tampa Bay AARP, JDRF and local residents highlighted the urgent need to lower prescription drug prices for Floridians. Castor announced that she is cosponsoring the Lower Drug Costs Now Act (HR 3) that would provide much-needed relief for Florida seniors and families who depend on medication whether they are covered by Medicare, private insurance or are uninsured. The bill will allow Medicare to negotiate lower prices for prescription drugs and extend the low... More
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U.S. Rep. Castor: Trump Has Violated His Oath of Office
September 24, 2019
Today U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) released the following statement: “The House is proceeding in a deliberate manner to gather the evidence of corruption and of obstruction of justice by the president and his associates. At least six congressional committees are investigating ethical and criminal violations, including review of financial records that were not covered in the Mueller investigation. The American people deserve to understand the depth and breadth of Trump’s ethical and criminal vio... More
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U.S. Rep. Castor Introduces National Voter Registration Day Resolution
September 24, 2019
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives to recognize September 24, 2019 as National Voter Registrat... More
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Florida and Coastal States Better Protected from Drilling Threat with Passage of U.S. Rep. Castor's Protecting and Securing Florida's Coastline Act
September 11, 2019
Florida and coastal states across the country declared a victory today with the passage of H.R. 205, the Protecting and Securing Florida's Coastline Act. Protecting Florida’s beaches and coastal resources has been a part of U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor’s (D-Tampa, Fla.) life work and she sponsored the bipartisan bill with U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney (R-Naples, Fla). The landmark bill protects Florida’s way of life and America’s national security by making the moratorium on oil drilling in federal waters ... More
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