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Rep. Castor Honors the Work and Devotion of Veterans and Neighbors

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Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) is honoring the service and commitment of Tampa Bay’s veterans, including two Tampa-based staff members. Earlier this year, Castor welcomed Sean Saintil, a Florida native, as a Green & Gold Congressional Aide Program Fellow where he serves as a Constituent Services & Field Representative for the office. Saintil served for six years as a U.S.…

Rep. Castor Celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with Message of Solutions for Lower Costs, Good-Paying Jobs and Safer Communities

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U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month across the Tampa area to tout solutions for the economic squeeze, particularly the Inflation Reduction Act and H.Res. 1353 relating to Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. Castor knows District…

Rep. Castor, Co-Chair of Congressional Soccer Caucus, Statement on U.S. Soccer Investigation Report

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The U.S. Soccer Federation’s independent report on the investigation into allegations of abusive behavior and sexual misconduct in women’s professional soccer yielded disturbing results, which highlight the deep systemic abuse that runs through every level of women’s sports across the nation.   I urge the U.S. Soccer Board of Directors and leadership team to honor their commitment…

Florida Democrats write President Biden in advance of his visit

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Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) and every Democrat from Florida’s Congressional Delegation wrote President Biden thanking him for his Administration’s Whole-of-Government response to Hurricane Ian. On Friday, Florida Democrats voted for a continuing resolution to fund the government that included $18.8 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Relief Fund…

Rep. Castor: Disaster Relief for Hard-Hit Florida Communities Contained in Government “Continuing Resolution” to be Voted on in Congress Tomorrow

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In an effort to avoid any delay in emergency disaster aid to hard-hit Floridians, Congressional Democrats have included $18 Billion for the FEMA Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) in the Government Funding “Continuing Resolution” to be voted on by the House tomorrow. As Florida communities assess the damage of Hurricane Ian and begin recovery efforts, federal emergency aid can flow without delay…

REP. CASTOR, FLORIDA DELEGATION URGE PRESIDENT TO DECLARE MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION

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Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14), along with other bipartisan Florida delegation members, sent a letter to President Biden calling for a Major Disaster Declaration for Florida as Hurricane Ian made landfall. A Major Disaster Declaration would significantly expand the federal aid available to the state in order to support response and recovery, including in the Tampa Bay…

Rep. Castor Hails Passage of Historic Inflation Reduction Act

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Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) voted for the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), a historic investment that will lower costs, create good-paying jobs, and empower us to address the climate emergency. “Today, I was proud to take historic action to lower drug costs for Floridians, taking on Big Pharma’s egregious price gouging and instituting an out-of-pocket cap for seniors. We’re also…

Rep. Castor Statement on Senate Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

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“Senate Democrats just delivered a historic investment that will lower costs, create good-paying jobs, and empower us to address the climate emergency. We are on the cusp of taking historic action to lower drug costs for Floridians, taking on Big Pharma’s egregious price gouging and instituting an out-of-pocket cap for seniors. We’re also delivering the largest climate and clean energy…

Rep. Castor Statement on Gov. DeSantis’ Extreme Abuse of Power

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The governor’s actions constitute an extreme abuse of power — a new low for Governor DeSantis who fails our great state with his mean-spirited, selfish and fiscally-irresponsible focus on his political ambitions alone. Floridians should be up in arms over the DeSantis policy to turn girls, women and doctors into criminals for personal health decisions. We certainly are in Hillsborough…

Rep. Castor Votes for CHIPS and Science Act to Lower Families’ Costs, Power American Economic Independence

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Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) voted for historic, bipartisan legislation to strengthen the financial future of Florida families, boost America’s research advantage and safeguard our economic and national security for generations to come. The CHIPS and Science Act will deliver a powerful investment in America’s global competitiveness – creating jobs, slashing kitchen table…