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  • U.S. Rep. Castor Offers Amendment to Prevent Rollback of Clean Air Act Protections
    Posted in Press Release on June 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment & Energy Independence

    Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14), Vice Ranking Member of the Energy & Commerce Committee, offered an amendment to H.R. 806, a Republican bill that proposes to roll back 50-year-old Clean Air Act protections. Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Castor's Statement on the Senate GOP Delaying Their Trumpcare Vote
    Posted in Press Release on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) released the following statement after the Senate GOP announced they will delay a vote on their Trumpcare bill: Read more

  • Castor-Ross Flood Bill Passes Unanimously Out of Committee
    Posted in Press Release on June 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    This news release was issued by U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross (FL-15): WASHINGTON, D.C., June 21, 2017 – Today, the House Financial Services Committee passed the bipartisan Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act, introduced by Reps. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15) and Kathy Castor (D-FL-14). This bill would encourage the development of a robust private flood insurance market that will provide homeowners more coverage options and lower costs. Having been ordered out of the committee with broad bipartisan support and by a unanimous vote, the bill now is in line for consideration by the full House of Representatives. Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Castor Offers Prayer and Support Following This Morning's Shooting
    Posted in Press Release on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) released the following statement offering prayer and support following this morning’s shooting involving her colleagues, congressional staff, Capitol Police and others: Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Castor Commemorates the Commissioning of USS Gabrielle Giffords
    Posted in Press Release on June 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Castor made the following statement commemorating this great honor: "Gabby's journey is an inspiration," said U.S. Rep. Castor. "Facing adversity many of us will never completely understand, she has fought both in Congress and outside of it to make our country a safer place for our families and children. Being the first living woman since Martha Washington to have a Naval warship named after them is a well-deserved honor. I know her namesake will be a symbol of peace and understanding, just like Gabby." Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Castor Works with Florida Delegation to Demand End to Sabotage of Insurance Coverage
    Posted in Press Release on June 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    House Republicans voted last month to rip health care coverage from working families, and while families across America await the outcome of congressional action, the Trump Administration continues to undermine the stability of the marketplace and refuses to commit to keeping premiums low. The effect of the Trump Administration’s sabotage strategy is already being felt in states around the country. Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Castor's Statement After Republicans Voted to Rip Consumer Protections Away
    Posted in Press Release on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, Protecting Consumers

    U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) released the following statement after the congressional Republican vote today to rip consumer protections away from hardworking families and small businesses – elevating the interests of Wall Street over Main Street: Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Castor's Statement on Pres. Trump Pulling the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord
    Posted in Press Release on June 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment & Energy Independence

    U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14), vice ranking member of the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee, which has oversight over the U.S. Department of Energy, EPA and clean energy policy, released the following statement regarding President Trump's announcement that he is quitting the landmark Paris Climate Accord: “President Trump's decision to quit the international climate agreement deals a harsh economic blow to Florida families and businesses. By exiting the Paris Climate Accord, Trump is saddling Floridians with higher costs and ignoring the boom in higher-paying jobs tied to clean energy. Trump also is ceding America’s leadership in the world to other nations with disregard for the economic damage to our fellow Americans. Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Castor's Statement on Pres. Trump's Intention to Quit the Paris Climate Accord
    Posted in Press Release on May 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment & Energy Independence

    U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14), vice ranking member of the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee, which has oversight over the U.S. Department of Energy, EPA, and clean energy policy, released the following statement in regard to President Trump's intention to quit the landmark Paris Climate Accord: “President Trump’s decision to end America’s commitment to the international climate agreement is a huge economic blow to the state of Florida. It will cost us jobs and leave Floridians on the hook for the higher costs of the changing climate. Trump is ceding America’s leadership in the world to other nations with disregard for the economic damage to our people. Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Castor's Statement on the CBO's Updated Trumpcare Score
    Posted in Press Release on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    The impartial CBO today released its updated report on the threat that the House-passed Trumpcare bill will have on American families. “This is déjà-vu and worse -- the impartial CBO just confirmed that at least 23 million Americans will lose health care coverage if Trumpcare becomes law, while wealthy special interests will reap the benefits,” U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) said. Read more