WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Kathy Castor (FL-14), Young Kim (CA-40), Robin Kelly (IL-02), and Dave Joyce (OH-14) introduced the bipartisan Stillbirth Health Improvement and Education (SHINE) for Autumn Act. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced the SHINE for Autumn Act in the Senate. Read the bill HERE.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) called outGovernor Ron DeSantis for his sneaky veto of funds that would lower costs for Florida families and small businesses through significant energy efficient discounts and rebates provided through the Inflation Reduction Act and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) celebrated House passage of her legislation to bring transparency to the process by which the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) selects air traffic control towers (ATCT) for replacement. The bipartisan Air Traffic Control Tower Replacement Process Report Act (H.R. 3218) was passed as part of a legislative package to reauthorize… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) welcomed Tampa resident and a leading voice in the local Jewish community Rochelle “Shelly” Walk to Washington for President Isaac Herzog of the State of Israel’s address to a Joint Session of Congress following a bilateral meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday.
Shelly Walk is a passionate volunteer, an… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) released the following statement on the House Republicans’ partisan and extreme Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):
“MAGA Republicans in Congress have taken their radical abortion ban politics and climate change denial to the extreme by turning an important national security bill into a vehicle for their… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) celebrated the continuation of the friendly rivalry between the women of Congress and women of the D.C. press corps at the 15th Annual Congressional Softball Game (CWSG). Since 2009, the CWSG has supported the Young Survival Coalition by raising awareness of breast cancer in young women and honoring current fighters… Read more »
Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) hosted a roundtable with local parents, advocates and health care professionals to discuss the drug and medical device shortage crisis in the Tampa Bay area and across the United States.
Exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of drug shortages facing our nation is at a five-year high, with a reported 30% jump in the number of drugs in… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) released a statement applauding the Biden Administration’s actions to crack down on the sale of Short-Term, Limited Duration Health Insurance (STLDI) plans, also known as “junk plans.” Originally intended as short-term coverage, junk plans do not provide the same critical consumer protections as comprehensive plans under the… Read more »
ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) climbed aboard the Western Flyer for a tour of the marine research vessel and to learn more about the Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO) and University of South Florida’s (USF) Peerside initiative.
The custom-designed Western Flyer was granted to FIO by the Monterrey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) for use… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) welcomed Mrs. Kamakshi Shete, President of the Federation of Indian Association of Tampa Bay (FIA), as her guest for the Joint Session of the Congress with India’s Prime Minister following a bilateral meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden.
Mrs. Kamakshi Shete serves as President of the… Read more »