With the disturbing chaos going on at the US Capitol today, many attribute to outgoing President Trump, several Tampa Bay area politicians responded. Representative Kathy Castor, serving her seventh term representing Florida’s 14th Congressional district, which includes Tampa and parts of Hillsborough County, said via social media: “It’s entirely outrageousContinue Reading

The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF), chaired by Matt Schlapp and host of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), has just released its 49th Edition of its annual Ratings of Congress. The ratings are designed to reflect how well lawmakers adhere to conservative principles. In the 2019 session, five members ofContinue Reading

Kathy Castor

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) recently rallied with Gonzalo Valdes from Sierra Club Florida and Yaritza Perez from Ecomadres (Green Latinos/Moms Clean Air Force) to outline the steps needed to ensure a healthier future for all as temperatures climb and risks escalate – no matter what zip code you liveContinue Reading

The U.S. Representative for Florida’s 14th congressional district, Kathy Castor, tweeted several times this past week in response to Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey signing into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act on May 15.  The law bans abortion for any reason other than to “avert (a mother’s) death or to avert serious risk of substantialContinue Reading

Rep, Kathy Castor (D) of Florida’s 14th Congressional District voted no last month on HR 4712 – The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. The bill required practitioners who are present when an abortion procedure results in a “child born alive” ( a fetus that has been removed from the uterus at any stageContinue Reading

Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) and Congresswoman Kathy Castor (FL-14) today visited with patients and families of St. Joseph’s Children’s Chronic-Complex to update the progress of the ACE Kids Act in Congress and build momentum on getting it passed this year. The ACE Kids Act is modeled after the “medical home” conceptContinue Reading

Several women’s health advocates in Florida also released the following statements on the Supreme Court ruling and reiterated their support for Hillary Clinton.   “Today, in a 5-3 decision, the Supreme Court struck down Texas regulations on women’s clinics that provide the full range of health services including contraceptives and abortion.  TheContinue Reading