Crist Vote Protects the Right to Vote

| Posted in Articles

Today, Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL) voted to pass H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which would restore critical protections from the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to ensure the people’s right to vote is not infringed. An original cosponsor of the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, Congressman Crist has vigorously advocated for the passage of this crucial legislation, inc...

Crist Hails Biden Order Protecting Civil Rights of Students with Disabilities

| Posted in Articles

U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D-FL) released the following statement following reports that the Biden Administration will investigate civil rights complaints from families concerned that restrictions on masking in schools violate their children’s rights to a free and appropriate public education. This comes after Crist sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland and Department of Educat...

Crist Releases Statement on National COVID-19 Case Spike

| Posted in Articles

Congressman Charlie Crist (D-FL) released the following statement on the recent spike in COVID-19 cases across the country. “Yesterday, our nation recorded the highest daily number of COVID-19 cases since July, and the second-highest daily case count since this crisis began," said Crist. "We are in the third spike of the pandemic. It’s a stark reminder that the pandemic is nowhere near finished, a...

Charlie Crist: Feds Sending More Than $40 Million to PSTA

| Posted in Articles

This week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, announced more federal funds for the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA). Back in May and June, Crist announced that PSTA was receiving around $23.5 million to create a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line from downtown St. Petersburg to the beaches. Crist announced PSTA is getting an additional $40.3 m...

Vote for your favorite mask in Charlie Crist’s Pinellas Homemade Mask Contest

| Posted in Articles

Nearly 50 people made creative masks and shared them online. Voting for the people's choice happens through Tuesday. Face masks are just part of life now. In Pinellas County, they are required by most businesses. So to encourage people to wear masks, Congressman Charlie Crist and people in his office came up with the idea for a Pinellas Homemade Mask Contest. “We’re very excited to give people the...

Reps. Donna Shalala and Charlie Crist Urge HHS to Send More COVID-19 Fighting Drugs to Florida

| Posted in Articles

St. Petersburg, FL - Today, U.S. Representatives Donna Shalala (FL-27) and Charlie Crist (FL-13), along with U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (FL) and Rick Scott (FL), led the entire Florida Congressional Delegation in urging Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to increase Florida’s allotment of Remdesivir – a drug that has been found to be effective in reducing the severity and duration of ...

Crist, Castor call on feds to send more COVID treatment drug to Florida

| Posted in Articles

Florida’s Democratic congressional representatives are asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expedite a request from state health officials for emergency supplies of Remdesivir, a drug used to treat COVID-19 patients. The Florida Department of Health allocates the drug to hospitals. The agency recently informed hospital pharmacies that it had temporarily exhausted all stock of...

Charlie Crist Announces Federal Funds for Homeless Veterans in St. Petersburg

| Posted in Articles

Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, announced federal funds are headed to St. Petersburg to help homeless veterans. Crist said the federal government is sending $332,402 to Boley Centers Inc. in St. Petersburg to help homeless veterans enter the workforce. The funds are through a Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) grant from...

Charlie Crist Brings Back Proposal to Expand Seat Belt Use on School Buses

| Posted in Articles

This week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., brought back his proposal to expand seat belt use on school buses. In April 2017, during his first months in Congress, Crist introduced the “Best to Use Safety (BUS) Belts Act” which would mandate that all new school busses have seat belts. Crist worked on the issue when he served in the Florida Senate in Tallahassee. With the support of U.S. Rep. Steve ...

Charlie Crist: Federal Government Sending More Funds to Pinellas County for Bus Rapid Transit Line

| Posted in Articles

Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, announced more funds for the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) to create a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line from downtown St. Petersburg to the beaches. Crist announced that the project will get another $720,000 from the federal government. These funds are in addition to almost $22 million that Cr...

Keep In Touch

Use the form below to sign up for my newsletter and get the latest news and updates directly to your inbox.

Office Locations