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Kathy Castor's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Kathy Castor
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 14, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 14
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Bill; 2 Children: Julia, Chrissy
Birth Date: 08/22/1966
Birth Place: Miami, FL
Home City: Tampa, FL
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Aug. 12, 2014 CDC Official Underscores Work by Tampa Bay HPV Awareness & Action Coalition
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
June 30, 2014 U.S. Rep. Castor, Local Health Care Partners Announce Initiative to Improve FL's Anti-Cancer Vaccination Rate
May 29, 2014 U.S. Rep. Castor announces national mental health legislation
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 12, 2014 U.S. Rep. Castor Announces Move to Make Medical Research Funding Permanent to Fuel Biomedical Industry, Jobs
April 29, 2014 Letter to Steven Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Association of Chain Drug Stores - Ban Cigarette and Tobacco Product Sales
April 10, 2014 U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor Votes Against Republican budget "Crafted by Special Interests, for Special Interests"
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor: Congressional Republican budget protects special interests while slashing Pell grants, medical research, and infrastructure
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 21, 2014 U.S. Rep. Castor Announces Bill to Tackle Florida's Physician Shortage
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Assist FDA
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Oct. 22, 2013 C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Oct. 2, 2013 National Institutes of Health Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Aug. 22, 2013 U.S. Rep. Castor Holds Affordable Care Act Q&A Workshop for Small Businesses, Releases Important Info
Aug. 16, 2013 USF, Pinellas County -- Largest Recipient of Navigator Grant Funding in Florida
July 18, 2013 U.S. Rep. Castor: Updated Statistics Demonstrate Impressive Affordable Care Act Benefits for Tampa Bay Families
July 11, 2013 U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor Announces Important Outreach Grants to Community Health Centers to Assist Neighbors in Enrolling in Health Insurance Under the ACA
March 4, 2013 U.S. Rep. Castor Urges Medicaid Expansion on Eve of Florida Legislative Session
July 19, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
July 6, 2012 Grants to USF Through Health Care Act
June 20, 2012 Castor Statement on Gov. Scott's Comments Regarding Affordable Care Actto
May 22, 2012 Tampa Tribune - Seeking equal opportunities in surgery
April 26, 2012 Tampa Bay Times - Rep. Bilirakis Wants VA to Approve Haley Polytrauma Project
March 20, 2012 Women's Health Care
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 14, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairmen Murray and Hensarling of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 13, 2011 EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Aug. 22, 2011 Sulphur Springs Health Clinic to Create New Jobs
Aug. 17, 2011 Florida Hospitals Get More Residency Slots
Aug. 1, 2011 Opposing the Health Law, Florida Refuses Millions
July 15, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
May 12, 2011 Castor Pushes for Funding for Air Force Base Infrastructure, Health Care Research
April 13, 2011 Castor Highlights Community Health Initiatives
April 13, 2011 Repealing Prevention and Public Health Fund
April 1, 2011 In Recognition of Area Health Education Centers (AHECS) - Hon. Kathy Castor
Feb. 3, 2011 What Health Care Benefit Will Florida Cut Next?
Jan. 19, 2011 Castor Says Affordable Care Act Working for Florida Families
Dec. 8, 2010 Seniors Protection Act of 2010
July 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Global Fund to Fight AIDS
May 25, 2010 National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
May 18, 2010 Castor Debuts Two New Health Centers
April 21, 2010 Some Health Insurance Companies To Immediately Cover Young Adults
March 21, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
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