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

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

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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.

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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.