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Rep. Castor, Congress Pass For The People Act to Return Power Back to the American People

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Tonight, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) and House Democrats passed H.R. 1 – the For the People Act - a bold reform package that is focused on: cleaning up corruption, protecting and expanding the right to vote, restoring integrity to government, and elevating the American people’s interests over of the special interests. "We learned this year how fragile our democracy is – and how much…

Rep. Castor: Equal Rights One Step Closer for LGBTQ Americans

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Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) released the following statement upon House passage of the bipartisan Equality Act, a bill that she cosponsored. The Equality Act passed the House in 2019 but was blocked by the GOP-led Senate. It extends civil rights protections to members of the LGBTQ community. “All Americans deserve non-discrimination protections in the workplace, in school, in…

Rep. Castor Announces Vaccines Headed to Tampa Family Health Centers in addition to Mass Community Vaccination Site at Tampa Greyhound Track in Sulphur Springs

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Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services has named Tampa Family Health Centers (TFHC) as one of initial 250 health centers across the country to directly receive vaccines through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Through this direct supply of vaccines, TFHC will be instrumental in…

U.S. Rep. Castor Calls on U.S. Soccer Federation to Remedy Pay Inequity and Treatment Experienced by Women's Team

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As the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team continues to score big on the global stage in the Women’s World Cup, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) once again urged the U.S. Soccer Federation to remedy the pay inequity and treatment experienced by the women’s team. Despite continuing to break attendance and viewership records, and many times generating more revenue than the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team has faced an outsized wage gap compared to their male counterparts. U.S. Rep. Castor’s letter to Carlos Cordeiro, U.S. Soccer Federation president, includes the numbers backing these unprecedented revenue and viewership records.

U.S. Rep. Castor Celebrates Federal Grants to Lift Up University Area Families, Students & Businesses

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U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) announced today two federal grants awarded to the University area, continuing her work to lift up the families, students and businesses who live and work in this growing area of innovation. These grants, awarded to University Area Community Development Corporation Inc. ($300,000) and the University of South Florida ($7.5 million), will bolster the region’s economy and continue investment in research and innovation burgeoning from the USF area.