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Kathy Castor's Public Statements

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
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 17, 2014 U.S. Rep. Castor, Florida Leaders Call for End of Racial Discrimination and Restoration of Voting Rights
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 11, 2014 Pass a Bipartisan Flood Insurance Bill
Feb. 11, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R 3193, Consumer Financial Freedom and Washington Accountability Act; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from February 13, 2014, through February 24, 2014; and for Other Purposes
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Consider Flood Insurance Reform
Feb. 10, 2014 Head Start is Back on Track
Feb. 6, 2014 Murphy Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Support Small Manufacturers
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Rick Scott, Governor of Florida - Medicaid Expansion
Feb. 4, 2014 The Flood Insurance Trust Fund
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - C-44 Indian River Lagoon Project
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 29, 2014 Murphy Supports Bipartisan Farm Bill Compromise
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 28, 2014 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Flood Insurance Rates
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 17, 2014 U.S. Rep. Castor, Florida Rep. Dudley Announce New Legislative Proposals to Push Consumer Choice on Energy Efficiency
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 15, 2014 Castor: Head Start Finally Making Up Lost Ground
Jan. 14, 2014 Congress Takes Step Toward Flood Insurance Fix
Jan. 14, 2014 U.S. Rep. Castor announces flood insurance relief for homeowners on horizon
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
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Environmental Review
Dec. 11, 2013 U.S. Rep. Castor announces $4.4M in outreach & enrollment assistance for community health centers in Florida
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Dec. 5, 2013 Rep. Castor announces that up to 7.8M Floridians with pre-existing conditions will no longer face discrimination, thanks to Affordable Care Act
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture - No Further Cuts to SNAP in the Farm Bill Conference Report
Dec. 3, 2013 Florida falling further behind: No relief for 800K uninsured Floridians, while other states see 15% increase in Medicaid health applications
Nov. 25, 2013 U.S. Rep. Castor rallies for Small Businesses at start of holiday shopping season
Nov. 21, 2013 Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Director Sylvia Burwell, Office of Management and Budget - C-44 Phase Funding
Nov. 7, 2013 U.S. Rep. Castor Decries Irresponsible Sequester Cuts on Defense, Other Local Economic Engines
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 29, 2013 U.S. Rep. Castor: Flood Insurance Relief Gaining Momentum in Congress
Oct. 23, 2013 U.S. Rep. Castor Presses Congress to Modernize, Expand Ports to Spur Job Creation
Oct. 22, 2013 C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Oct. 15, 2013 Government shutdown: What it Means to our Veterans
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Oct. 12, 2013 Letter to Administrator Tavenner, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Protect Medicare Open Enrollment During Shutdown
Oct. 11, 2013 Petition to Open U.S. Government to be Filed Tomorrow -- Opportunity for Republicans to Join Democrats to End Shutdown
Oct. 11, 2013 Tampa Bay Times - The Way Out of Washington Dysfunction
Oct. 9, 2013 U.S. Rep. Castor's Statement on U.S. Rep. Young's Retirement
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