Crist Announces Over $13 million for Pinellas Health Centers and Head Start Programs

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U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D-St. Petersburg) announced two grants, totaling over $13,000,000, for Evara Health, formerly Pinellas Community Health Centers, and Lutheran Services of Florida to improve access to low-cost, high-quality healthcare and support early education programs in Pinellas. The first grant, totaling $8,228,735, is awarded to Lutheran Services of Florida to support their ...

Crist Statement on House Passage of Bill to Stop Big Oil Price Gouging

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U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D-St. Petersburg) issued the following statement after House passage of H.R.7688, the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act, legislation to lower costs at the pump by putting an end to Big Oil’s price gouging. The bill passed the House by a vote of 217-207 and now heads to the Senate for consideration. "While American families are struggling to make ends mee...

Crist Votes to Address Baby Formula Shortage

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U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D-St. Petersburg) issued the following statement after voting to pass two bills to alleviate the current baby formula shortage and prevent a similar shortage from happening in the future. The bills include H.R.7790, the Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act, and H.R.7791, the Access to Baby Formula Act. H.R.7790, which passed the House by a vote of 231-1...

Crist Votes to Pass Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act

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Following the mass shooting in Buffalo this past weekend that targeted the Black community, U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D-St. Petersburg) voted today to pass H.R.350, the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act, legislation to improve how America combats and prevents acts of domestic terrorism and violent extremism. The bill passed the House by a vote of 222-203 and now heads to the Senate for co...

Crist Welcomes Greek Prime Minister at Joint Meeting of Congress

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Today, U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D-St. Petersburg) attended a Joint Meeting of Congress in the Chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives welcoming His Excellency Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic. The Prime Minister discussed the importance of the Hellenic-American relationship, how we can respond to the common threats our two countries face, and the crit...

Crist Statement on Reports of Venezuela Sanctions Relief

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Representative Charlie Crist released the following statement following reports of lifting of some Venezuelan sanctions to restart talks between the Venezuelan dictator and the Interim President. “Dictators like Maduro only care about one thing – their own power,” said Rep. Crist. “The people of Venezuela have suffered long enough under the socialist dictatorship. While I am skeptical of the news ...

Declaración de Crist Sobre Informes de un Alivio en las Sanciones Contra Venezuela

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El representante Charlie Crist emitió la siguiente declaración luego de los informes sobre el levantamiento de algunas sanciones hacia Venezuela con el propósito de reiniciar las conversaciones entre el dictador venezolano y el presidente interino. “A los dictadores como Maduro solo les importa una cosa: su propio poder”, dijo Crist. “El pueblo de Venezuela ha sufrido demasiado bajo la dictadura s...

Crist Statement on White House Cuba Policy Announcement

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U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D–St. Petersburg) issued the following statement following the Biden Administration’s announcement of new policies to help the Cuban people and support our national security. “The Cuban communist regime continues to violently oppress peaceful protestors crying out for freedom and liberty, all while more and more Cubans attempt the dangerous journey to the United ...

Declaración de Crist sobre el anuncio de política de la Casa Blanca hacia Cuba

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El Representante de los Estados Unidos Charlie Crist (D–St. Petersburg) emitió la siguiente declaración luego del anuncio de la Administración Biden de nuevas políticas para ayudar al pueblo cubano y apoyar nuestra seguridad nacional. “El régimen comunista cubano sigue oprimiendo violentamente a los manifestantes pacíficos que claman por libertad y más y más cubanos están intentando el peligroso v...

Crist Votes to Support Florida Social Service Providers, Reauthorize Community Services Block Grants

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U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D-St. Petersburg) issued the following statement after House passage of H.R.5129, the Community Services Block Grant Modernization Act of 2022, legislation to provide states, territories, and Tribes with resources to combat poverty. The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program is one of the main federal programs that seeks to reduce poverty. Specifically, th...

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