WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14), former Chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, released the following statement on the Biden-Harris Administration’s Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5):
“Carbon pollution from burning fossil fuels is inflicting significant harm and raising costs on American families. The Fifth National Climate Assessment and the… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) released the following statement after voting to avoid a government shutdown:
“House Democrats voted to save military paychecks, critical services like Meals on Wheels, small business loans, and critical functions of the U.S. government today as MAGA Republicans took the country to the brink of another government shutdown right before… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) released the below statement after voting to send the Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to a bipartisan conference between members of the U.S. House and Senate:
“After MAGA Republicans in the House politicized this year’s NDAA by adding extreme policy riders that hamper our national security and harm our service… Read more »
TAMPA, FL – U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) introduced legislation to prohibit utility companies from using ratepayer dollars to fund political activities, including the use of “dark money” to fund “ghost candidates” and undermine the public interest.
Numerous scandals and criminal prosecutions across the country involving electric utility companies, bribery and the use of… Read more »
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. – U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) today reintroduced the 21st Century FTC Act, legislation that would give the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) authority to propose regulations and initiate rulemaking as well as reestablish FTC’s first offense comprehensive civil penalty authority to go after companies with unfair or… Read more »
Today, U.S. Representative Kathy Castor (D-FL-14) and U.S. Senator Reverend Warnock (D-GA) introduced the ASSIST Act, legislation to hire and retain more mental health and substance use disorder care professionals in K-12 schools and institutions of higher education
The announcement comes on the final day of Mental Health Awareness Month, a month designated to fighting… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) voted yes on a bipartisan budget agreement that, among many things, will raise the debt ceiling, protect critical initiatives millions of Americans rely on and avert a catastrophic default.
“Extremist Republicans in Congress never should have risked the American economy, jobs and retirement accounts to press their partisan budget… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) released the following statement on the Biden-Harris Administration’s actions to safeguard children’s privacy, health and safety from online harms.
“The staggering statistics detailing the poor state of children’s mental health require significant action in Congress, including my Kids PRIVACY Act and an age-appropriate design code to… Read more »