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Rep. Castor Applauds President-elect Biden’s American Rescue Plan to Expand COVID-19 Vaccinations and Support Tampa Families
January 15, 2021
“With no time to lose, the American Rescue Plan released by President-elect Joe Biden holds great promise for Tampa Bay area families, students and small businesses to accelerate vaccinations, crush the coronavirus, and deliver direct, immediate relief to those hardest hit. “America is in the midst of a national emergency with both health and economic crises. We must act right away on the urgent threats of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. I pledge to work to dramatically expand vaccination and... More
Coronavirus Vaccination Information in Hillsborough County
January 7, 2021
Coronavirus Vaccination Information in Hillsborough County Hillsborough County’s first phase of the COVID-19 vaccination distribution is targeted to frontline health care workers and senior citizens. Aged 65 and Over: Hillsborough County began scheduling appointments for residents 65 and over with extended call center hours. The Hillsborough County COVID-19 vaccine appointment call center has filled all available vaccine appointments for the week of Jan. 11 and is now closed. Additional appointm... More
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Rep. Castor Announces $1.4M to Tampa Residents through 2020 Constituent Services, $1.5B Secured in Federal Grants, $2.7B in PPP Assistance
December 30, 2020
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) announced today her office worked to deliver nearly $1.6 million to veterans, seniors, small businesses and families in 2020; almost $1.5 billion in federal grants to create jobs, invest in education and infrastructure, mitigate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and support the important work of local partners; and $2.7 billion in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for Tampa businesses. “Every day, my Tampa constituent services team, Tery Sanchez, Steven Angott... More
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Rep. Castor Statement on President Trump Vetoing Bipartisan NDAA
December 23, 2020
In his latest callous, erratic decision, President Trump has vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act and nixed a 3 percent pay raise for military families at Christmas. Our military families at MacDill Air Force Base and around the world are the best and deserve the best. Vetoing these critical funds at the eleventh hour only hurts our troops and their families and endangers our national security. I will vote to override the president’s veto of this bipartisan legislation next week and re... More
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Rep. Castor Champions Wins for Tampa in FY21 Omnibus
December 22, 2020
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor released the following statement as the bipartisan FY21 omnibus and $900B in COVID-19 relief head to the president’s desk: “In addition to the immediate relief provided by the COVID-19 emergency aid in this package, the FY21 omnibus contains priorities that will support our economy and military, lower health care costs, strengthen our fight for clean energy and more. I’m pleased that we came to a bipartisan solution that meets the needs of our community and more. Several p... More
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