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Kathy Castor: $180 Million Headed to Tampa Colleges, Universities Through American Rescue Plan

Castor showcased the funds which “will help local institutions cope with the severe financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and continue serving their students safely" with “at least half of the funding each institution receives will be distributed in the form of emergency cash assistance grants to students who are facing hunger, homelessness, and other hardship.”

Kathy Castor Champions the Preventing Pill Mills Through Data Sharing Act

Castor paired up with U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-WV, on the “Preventing Pill Mills Through Data Sharing Act” which will “require drug wholesalers that ship opioid to drug stores and clinics to take greater responsibility for reporting suspicious quantities to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).”
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Congressional Incumbents Stay in Office Along Florida’s Gulf Coast

Incumbents representing some of Florida’s Gulf Coast in Congress won on Election Day, most of them easily. 
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Kathy Castor: CARES Act Helped Hillsborough County

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., doubled down on her support of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the $2.2 trillion relief package that Congress and the White House agreed on at the end of March.
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Kathy Castor: DOT Sending Almost $50 Million to Tampa, Hillsborough County

Castor said on Thursday that the DOT is sending Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grants, previously called TIGER grants, to the city of Tampa and Hillsborough County. These are the only BUILD grants headed to the Sunshine State.
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Kathy Castor: HUD Sending Almost $3.1 Million to Tampa to Help With Coronavirus

Castor said that HUD was sending $3,075,937 to Tampa in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to help the city government deal with the continued coronavirus pandemic. The funds come from the $2.3 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that Congress and the White House agreed to at the end of March.
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