Tomorrow, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) will cut the ribbon on the new James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital bed tower with Tampa Bay veterans and leaders after a decade of advocacy. The state-of-the-art hospital is a significant upgrade to medical care and amenities for Tampa Bay’s large veteran population.
Tampa’s James A. Haley Veterans Hospital is one of the busiest veterans’… Read more »
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) announced today that her team worked to deliver over $10 million in aid, benefits and refunds to veterans, seniors, small businesses and families in 2022, including over $4.8 million to veterans and service members; over $2.3 billion in federal grants to create jobs, lower costs, invest in our schools and infrastructure, help our community recover from the… Read more »
Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) voted to pass the Consolidated Appropriations Act just in time for the holidays to help families, veterans, small business owners, and students now and into 2023. The “omnibus” also includes vital aid to Floridians devastated by the costliest hurricane season through emergency supplemental funding to respond to the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Ian… Read more »
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.… Read more »
Today, U.S. Representative Kathy Castor (FL14) voted to invest local economic drivers and to lower costs for Tampa area families with a package of six appropriations bills for Fiscal Year 2023. This package will increase funding for affordable housing initiatives, create good-paying local jobs and support veterans.
“My top priorities for Tampa Bay area families are lowering… Read more »
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) released the following statement upon the House’s 329-101 passage of the bipartisan FY23 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):
“This year, the American people have witnessed our service members’ bravery and commitment to serving and defending our nation and its values in the aftermath of Vladimir Putin’s illegal invasion of Ukraine and the growing… Read more »
Just as she promised, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) proudly voted to pass the Bipartisan Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (Honoring Our PACT) Act of 2022.
“We are one step closer to keeping our promise to veterans who suffered toxic exposure and devastating health impacts. Now President Biden is poised to sign our bill into law and… Read more »
Today, Rep. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) voted to pass vital federal funding that invests in the people and priorities of the Tampa Bay area and sends urgent humanitarian and military aid to Ukraine.
“This bipartisan bill lowers costs for our neighbors and invests in good-paying jobs here in Tampa and across the country,” said Rep. Castor. “The important community projects included… Read more »
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) released the below statement after H.R. 3967 – the Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2021 or Honoring our PACT Act, passed the House of Representatives with a bipartisan vote of 256-174. This legislation will finally treat toxic exposure as a cost of war by addressing the full range of issues impacting toxic-exposed veterans… Read more »
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) is taking action to lower costs and improve the lives of Tampa area veterans through support for H.R. 1836, the Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act and H.R. 4673, the Ensuring Veterans' Smooth Transition (EVEST) Act. Both bills passed the House with bipartisan support.
“The State of Florida is rich with veterans, including the Tampa Bay area which is home… Read more »