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Rep. Kathy Castor

 Alexia Fodere
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It came a week after the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, but a virtual roundtable on climate change and its effects on Florida took place Monday.

The League of Conservation Voters event was held in conjunction with the Joe Biden for President Campaign and spoke about how the former vice president would address the issue if elected. The LCV endorsed the presumptive Democratic nominee last week.

Representative Kathy Castor spoke out about the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, calling his actions "a stunning betrayal of America and America's national security."

Kathy Castor (center) poses with a members of  Florida Covering Kids and Families and the Childrens Board of Hillsborough County.
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People shopping for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act have more options than ever - but one lawmaker is warning that not all plans promise equal coverage.

Jessica Meszaros / WUSF Public Media

Scientists and politicians in Florida are highlighting climate change ahead of the Democratic presidential debates in Miami this week.

Tampa Democratic Congresswoman Kathy Castor was recently selected as chair of the new Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.

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U.S. Sen. Rick Scott via Facebook

With President Trump scheduled to deliver his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Florida lawmakers are lining up guests.

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Representatives Kathy Castor, D-Tampa and Charlie Crist, D-St. Petersburg joined a host of local federal workers at Tampa International Airport Tuesday to talk about the government shutdown and its continuing effects.

Office of Rep. Kathy Castor

A Tampa woman who sprang into action to help Puerto Rico following the devastation of Hurricane Maria will attend Tuesday’s State of the Union address.

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U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor held a different kind of coffee shop talk in Tampa on Wednesday, discussing the student debt crisis with the people it directly affects - a group of college students and graduates.

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U.S. Senator Bill Nelson and Tampa Congresswoman Kathy Castor are asking the federal government to step in after thousands of kids were kicked off a state Medicaid program. The two Democrats sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price earlier this week.


There are few laws in place to keep prescription drug companies from raising their prices to levels unaffordable for many people.